Mechanic / Technician
Vivo Energy
Sandton, South Africa
18m ago

Position Description Purpose

  • Follow up and lead S&D Maintenance / Engineering team in their daily tasks.
  • Lead maintenance and repair activities of all Vivo Energy depots as and when required.
  • Ensure assets are operational and maintained efficiently.
  • Principal Accountabilities

  • Lead S&D Engineering / Maintenance team in ensuring that depot assets and equipment, including tanks, pipelines, valves, product and firefighting hoses, pumps and motors, loading arms, fire extinguishers, generators, compressors, etc.
  • are inspected, serviced and maintained as per established Maintenance Plan, in order to ensure their integrity and good running condition.

  • Follow up and work with Engineering / Maintenance team to complete daily tasks and accordingly provide timely and regular feedback to Distribution Engineer.
  • Maintain close communication with S&D supervisors in order to provide proactive Engineering support to their departments.
  • Coordinate and follow up works undertaken by contractors in the depot.
  • Organise purchase of materials for workshop and keep inventory of materials and equipment updated as and when needed.
  • Timely reporting and recording of all faults and malfunctions to minimize downtime.
  • Carry out and participate in Inspection of sites and trucks.
  • Ensure all electrical tools and equipment are powered off and breakers switched are off before leaving workshop at end of day.
  • Work on shifts for tanker activities as and when required.
  • Qualifications, Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience Holds a Brevet de Technicien or equivalent from a recognised Technical Institution.

    Experience and knowledge in mechanical, electrical and pneumatic equipment and systems Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and public holidays.

    Good interpersonal, leadership, communication and supervisory skills Ability to work alone without direct supervision Must have high sense of responsibility Analytical & problem solving skills Demonstrate sound work ethics Ability to work under pressure Petroleum Industry experience would be an advantage. Knowledge of IT tools

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