Qualified Fitter and Turner


Qualified Fitter and Turner

Location: Mpumalanga and South Africa
Sector: Sawmilling
Contract Type: Permanent

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Proven Grade 12 School Qualification or equivalent;
  • Section 13 Trade Certificate (Completion of N3/N4 minimum);
  • At least 5 years’ proven saw-mill experience.
  • Fluent in English as official business language (additional languages advantageous);

Job Description, Duties. and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of saw milling equipment (wet mill experience will be advantageous);
  • Strong on preventative maintenance;
  • Experience on identification and sourcing of spares;
  • Welding and machining skills required (including working on lathe and milling machines, as well as pneumatic and hydraulic experience);
  • Taking accurate measurements of metal components, ensuring a proper fit;
  • Lubricating, measuring, tapping, drilling and polishing components to prepare them for assembly;
  • Cutting, bending and affixing equipment such as hydraulic pipe lines and welding metal components together as required;
  • Proposing procurement of spares for scheduled and corrective maintenance;
  • Proposing modifications to schedules for more effective care of assets;
  • Attending to breakdowns as requested by relevant staff members as per procedure;
  • Inspecting damaged component parts, identifying the deficient components and reassembling it to good working order where possible;
  • Completing and handing in job cards subsequently to completing tasks;
  • Ensuring Planned Maintenance sheets are completed;
  • Adhering to all safety rules and regulations;
  • Reporting any deviation from standard safety practice immediately;
  • Proposing changes to achieve greater safety of the operation and maintenance functions;
  • Maintains good housekeeping by keeping work area clean and organised;
  • Self-starter and/or ability to manage him- or herself and assistants;
  • Ability to function as part of the Team / Team-player;
  • Good problem solving skills / Fault finding ability;
  • Medically fit for the position;
  • Proven experience in high pressure, production environment/s;
  • Required to work shifts and overtime from time to time (including occasional call-outs and regular stand-by duties);
  • Partake in weekly emergency and/or mechanical standby;
  • Required to work in December during Annual Shutdown;
  • Good employment history (References essential – reference checks will be done).

Additional Information:

  • Market-related Salary;
  • Pension and Medical Benefits;
  • Company Accommodation.

EE/AA Candidates will enjoy preference (African Females and African Males are encouraged to apply), although all applications will be considered.  (should you not receive any communication within 14 days after closing date, please accept your application as unsuccessful).

Closing Date: 23 September 2019

To apply for this job please click on the link above or below