Artisan Lead Hand – Vermiculite Maintenance – Mobile Workshop needed at Palabora Copper Limited

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Job title : Artisan Lead Hand – Vermiculite Maintenance – Mobile Workshop

Job Location : Limpopo, Phalaborwa

Deadline : 18-May-24

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Key responsibilities will include:    

  • Technical and administrative day-to-day support to Vermiculite Mobile Workshop Supervisor.
  • Mentoring Diesel Mechanics, Diagnosing, Troubleshooting, Repairing, Overhauling, and performing Preventative Maintenance on Heavy Mobile Equipment.
  • Conducting performance and quality checks on mobile equipment machinery in accordance with mobile maintenance strategy.
  • Creating, Promoting, executing a safe working culture.
  • Adherence to Palabora Copper SHEQ Programs and systems to all PMC employees and Contractors in the section.
  • Relieving Vermiculite Mobile Workshop Supervisor when required and perform standby duties.
  • Controlling consumables and order spares parts when needed.
  • Training team members in solving unusual mobile maintenance problems by analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Conducting root cause analysis and diagnoses of heavy mobile mechanical problems.
  • Assisting the team to verify and update SWP’s and HIRA’s.
  • Co-ordinating and maintaining 2.9.2 SHEQ system.
  • Encouraging employees, assessing, participating, and implementing positive improvement ideas and initiatives in line with the VIP program in the section.
  • Supporting Mobile Workshop Supervisor in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of the workshop team.
  • Executing duties as per the operations, department, and business needs cost effectively and efficiently.
  • Assisting the Mobile Workshop Supervisor on cost management and reduction.

 Intrinsic Qualities:

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have self-discipline.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under strenuous conditions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical skills.
  • Good understanding of planned maintenance principles.
  • Strong operational support.

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric/N4.
  • Qualified artisan in Earth Moving Equipment Mechanic (Specializing in Heavy Equipment Mechanic).
  • Minimum of 8 year of experience in Earth Moving Mechanics with 5 years Specializing in Heavy Equipment Mechanics.
  • Strong and sound technical knowledge in hydraulics and electrical including fault finding.
  • Strong and sound working experience on multiple Front-End Loaders, hauled trucks, tracks, excavators, Graders, Dozer’s equipment operations of various size and weights from different OEM’s.
  • Trained and competent on Xentry software and operating tool for Machine defects diagnoses.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • License to operate heavy equipment machinery.
  • Good understanding and exposure in mining maintenance environment.
  • Computer Literacy in MS Word, MS Excel, and Power Point.
  • Maintenance Management will be advantageous.
  • Supervisory training will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of SAP System will be advantageous.

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