Diesel Plant Fitter (Earth Moving equipment mechanic)
The Engineering Department in Gauteng has a vacancy for a hardworking, dedicated Diesel Plant Fitter to join their team. Our comprehensive in-house technical facilities, staffed by qualified Engineers and Artisans, are responsible for our machines and equipment.
The successful candidate will report to the Engineering Manager.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to :
Quality control of repairs to equipment
Hydraulic and mechanical fault finding on equipment
Monitor and instruct outside service providers performing repairs and services.
Carry out routine inspections on machines.
Do planned and unplanned maintenance on machines
Do repairs on Mobile and Stationary machines
Commission machine after service provider repair work done
Detect Mechanical and Electrical Faults on equipment
Repairs and maintains Diesel and Electrical Powered equipment
Follows work assignments received in the form of verbal or written work instructions
Determines the extent of the needed repair
Performs checks on a regular basis and detects possible faults and flaws on affected equipment
Improvises necessary solutions as and when needed
Travels from one site to another often in remote areas and unusual work hours
Report to Engineering office and works hand in hand with on-site Fitters
Qualifying Experience :
A Red Seal or equivalent qualification for Earth Moving Equipment and / or Industrial Machinery.
Minimum of 5 years post qualification working experience.
Applicants with Industrial Diesel engine, and / or Earth moving equipment, and / or Industrial machinery experience, will be preferred.
Qualifying Attributes :
Ability to work in challenging conditions
Ability to communicate on all levels
Be deadline driven
Ability to work independently and in a team
Have a valid code 8 driverâ€™s license
Self-motivated and results orientated
Enjoy practical and manual work & be able to work in a pressurized environment
Attention to detail
Willingness to work overtime when required
Sound understanding of an array of tools and technical equipment