Engineering/ Technical

Mechanical Machinery Technician

Full Time

Candidate Responsibilities will include:
Detect faults and identify trends and report to ensure action to minimize losses or downtime.
Know and adhere to safe work procedures.
Have knowledge and skill to complete job cards and record actions/findings.
Have knowledge and skill in reading and interpreting technical diagrams, manuals and drawings.
Repair and replace worn and defective parts and reassemble mechanical components, referring to service manuals.
Responsible for erecting machines and equipment on-site.
Responsible for the overhauling and repairing of mechanical parts and fluid power equipment.
Responsible for the maintenance of mechanical equipment.
Responsible to operate and maintain standby generator.
Dismantle and remove machine assemblies and transmissions
Identify the tools, spares and equipment required for work activities.
Have knowledge to identify and prioritise critical tasks to be executed during planned shutdowns.
Respond and attend to breakdowns timeously and effectively to ensure minimum downtime and production losses.
Do Planned Maintenance on equipment according to OEM specifications and safe working procedures
Provide subject matter expertise and skills in area of responsibility; advising on solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the department/section.
Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedures.
Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all engineering equipment.
Conduct regular safety inspections and initiate corrective action if necessary

Candidate Minimum Requirements:
3 years experience as a Diesel Mechanic or Artisan
Grade 12 / NQF Level 4
Supervisory Development Programme (SDP) or equivalent.