Sunday , December 10 2023

Petra Diamonds Koffiefontein Vacancies – Diesel Mechanic

Website Petra Diamonds

Job Description:

Reporting to the Engineering Foreman, The role will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, fault finding and repair of Trackless Mobile Machinery (TMM) & Track bound equipment within the Diesel Mechanical discipline according to OEM specifications, Mine Health and Safety Act and prescribed performance requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise and skills in area of responsibility; advising on solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the department/section.
  • Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations and Manufacturing and Company Standards to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Foreman.
  • Reports faults and unsafe conditions to the Central Control Room.
  • Participate in planning shutdowns (Planned maintenance), resources, tools and spares relevant to the shutdown activities.
  • Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedure.
  • Responsible for the management of consumable stock levels (amongst others, spares and hydro carbons).
  • Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to the maintenance requirements.
  • Assist Foreman in executing his/his duties as and when required.
  • Conduct planned task observations.
  • Follow instructions as per job card and report any defects.
  • De-energise and apply the lock-out procedure as per company policy.
  • Dismantle and remove machine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and check parts.
  • Detect and diagnose faults in machines and parts.
  • Assemble machine components and fit parts after being repaired.
  • Service machinery for optimal availability and performance.
  • Responsible to perform lock out when required.
  • Responsible for good housekeeping in working area.
  • Provide input in preparing maintenance and inspection schedules.
  • Conduct maintenance planning.
  • Responsible for trade related administration.
  • Perform standby duties and attend to breakdowns.
  • Conduct on-the-job training for allocated apprentices.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • N2 National Certificate
  • Diesel Mechanic Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and/or apprenticeship
  • A minimum of 3 years post Apprenticeship / Qualification experience (can be concurrent with the PDL trade experience).
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Grade 12 / N3
  • Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Pass Vienna Level 2 Assessment.
  • Know and adhere to the safe work procedures.
  • Have knowledge and skill in diagnosing root causes of faults on machines and equipment.
  • Have knowledge and skill in reading and interpreting technical diagrams, manuals and drawings.
  • Detect faults and identify trends and report to ensure action to minimize losses or downtime.
  • Have knowledge to identify and prioritised the critical tasks to be executed during the planned shutdown.
  • Have knowledge and skill in assembling components in a logical order and according to specifications.
  • Do Planned Maintenance on equipment according to OEM specifications and safe working procedures.
  • Have knowledge and skill to complete job cards and record actions/findings.
  • Respond and attend to breakdowns timeously and effectively to ensure minimum downtime and production losses.
  • Identify the tools, spares and equipment required for the work activities

Job Details:

Company: Petra Diamonds

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Koffiefontein, Free State, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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