Red Seal Diesel Mechanic (Mining)
Pillango Placements
Potgietersrus, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

Manage all equipment including generators, drill rigs and compressors.Â

Main Areas of responsibility :

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Managing breakdowns
  • Maintain high availability rates on all equipment
  • Development / Innovation related to equipment
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with key supplier / business partners
  • Due to the remoteness of the site, it is imperative that fault finding is quick and equipment can be efficiently repaired.


  • 5 year relevant experience
  • Formal qualification related to mechanical maintenance
  • An in-depth understanding of :
  • Diesel Engines
  • Hydraulics
  • Good understanding of :
  • Auto electrical
  • Transmissions
  • Willing to work away from home on a remote site - 8 weeks on, 2 weeks off

    Red Seal

    Diesel Engines (Cummins, John Deere & CAT)

    Exploration Drills (Atlas Copco / Sandvik)

    Able to read and interpret hydraulic diagrams

    3+ years’ work experience on heavy earthmoving machinery or surface drilling machinery

    Previous experience on mine advantageous

    Declared fit to work on a Mine

    Must be fit to obtain a medical certificate of fitness

    Working experience of at least 3 †5 years on a Drill Rig

    Honest & reliable

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