Softwood Chip Dumper
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, ZA
1d ago
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The main responsibilities of this job are :

  • Perform pre-operational checks prior to start-up by physical checks, monitoring closed circuit television (CCTV) and SCADA control panel monitors
  • Test the metal detector at the beginning of every shift and ensure that it is repaired if faulty before starting up to prevent damage to plant machinery and chip contamination
  • Reset metal detector after physically and thoroughly checking and removing ferrous material on conveyor system to prevent equipment damage and chip contamination.
  • Safely start up and shut down plant machinery
  • Monitor plant during operation by physical plant inspections on the field, through control room windows, CCTV and scada control panel monitors
  • Control the feeding of chips to prevent blockages and chip spillages.
  • Monitor and remove foreign material such as stones and wood planks on conveyor system using CCTV monitor to prevent blockages, equipment damage and chip contamination
  • Identify abnormal / emergency plant conditions and take corrective action according to BOP
  • Isolate plant and issue work permits
  • Clear chip blockages on conveyor systems
  • Clean slithers build up on scalper dump chute
  • Take chip samples for BOC truck offloaded
  • Monitor chip stacking operation to ensure compliance to FIFO principle and continuous chip supply to customers using CCTV and SCADA monitors
  • Ensure plant is running at optimum state to ensure delivery trucks turnaround times are adhered to.
  • Refuel designated and adhoc vehicles with diesel and record details on fuel issue book
  • Take daily diesel tank measurements using a dipstick and record values on fuel issue book
  • Housekeeping at BOC and Diesel station plants
  • The ideal candidate should have :

  • Grade 12 Maths and Physical Science
  • N3 Pulp and Paper would be advantageous
  • 06 months experience in the Woodyard
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