Aveng: Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic

at Aveng Mining
Location Postmasburg, South Africa
Date Posted September 1, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time

Description

Closing Date 2020/09/04 Reference Number AVE200828-5 Job Title Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic Operating Group Aveng: Mining Business Unit Moolmans Job Type Classification Permanent Reporting To (Job Title) Earthmoving Plant Manager Location – Country South Africa Location – Province Northern Cape Location – Town / City Postmasburg Job Summary Statement Moolmans offers services across the mining value chain, from shaft sinking, underground development, contract mining and open cut mining, to construction of mine infrastructure. The operating group’s experience spans a broad range of commodities and it has worked successfully in remote and challenging locations. Overseeing of the effective repair and maintenance of all plant on site with the least disruption to the site. Attempt to achieve maximum availability for each item of plant on site. Minimum Requirements Grade 12 Qualified Artisan – Section 13 Trade Test Qualification (Section 26D with proof of Apprenticeship) At least 3 years related work experience (other jobs that prepared you for this job) Mechanical and technical skills Sound knowledge of service and maintenance on all mining equipment Good knowledge of SIS and ET Must be able to read hydraulics drawings Troubleshooting Duties & Responsibilities • Diagnose faults and repairs on all earthmoving equipment. • Carry out preventative maintenance on earthmoving equipment to company standards. • Carry out all minor and major services. • Check machines and carry out repairs that are required. • Plan and schedule work. • Report all breakdowns to management • Complete daily and weekly inspection sheets and advise notes • Complete all administration and submit to all relevant parties on a daily basis • Ordering of spares required for repair, maintenance and services • Performance management and coaching of subordinates. • Monitor and measure daily efficiencies • Implement productivity improvement initiatives according to OE plan • Ensure plant availability of 90%. • Apply the necessary quality assurance methods and procedures according to the quality management system, specifications and legislation • Apply and monitor the aspects of preventative maintenance. • Coordinate services of all equipment and plant. • Read and interpret workshop manuals and parts book for each machine being serviced or repaired. • Supervise repairs being carried out in the workshop. • Work to the highest safety and environmental standards of the company • Adhere to all safety instructions as laid out on site Knowledge Skills & Abilities • Mechanical Aptitude • Technical Aptitude • Physical Aptitude Behavioural Competencies • Planning and Organising • Working with people • Leading and Supervising • Coping with pressure and setbacks • Must be a mature self-motivated and well-disciplined person of sober habits • Must be a team player and work well with peers and supervisors • Stress tolerance • Promote a high safety standardAdhere to principles and values.