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  • Posted: May 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Exxaro is one of the largest South African-based diversified resources groups. It is listed on the JSE Limited where it is a constituent of the Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. The group’s current business interests span South Africa, Botswana, Republic of the Congo and Australia. At present, Exxaro produces over 39 million tonnes of coal p...
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    Job Advert Summary    

    •  To maintain and manufacture assets, equipment and surrounding infrastructure to minimise adverse impact on production.

    Minimum Requirements    

    •  Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)
    •  Trade: Boilermaker MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)
    •  N3 Relevant Trade Subjects (Essential/Minimum)


    • 2-3 years Applicable technical and maintenance experience within a heavy industry, production or mining environment.
    • Importance: Essential/Minimum
    • Involvement: Operational


    •  Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
    •  Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
    •  Competence: Core MQA Modules Assessments (Essential/Minimum)
    •  Competence: On the Job MQA Modules Asses (Essential/Minimum)

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:

    Equipment Control and Maintenance

    •  Inspect and repair assets/equipment and surrounding infrastructure
    •  Perform testing, fault finding and problem solving
    •  Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
    •  Assume responsibility for maintenance/new installations and maintain records

    Inspection and Control

    •  Inspect all tools, equipment and instruments prior to use
    •  Inspect all vehicles/machines/mechanical equipment to identify defects
    •  Report defects immediately
    •  Carry out inspection according to a specific schedule to repair identified defects

    Material/Resource Planning and Control

    •  Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
    •  Use available resources, both people and equipment optimally
    •  Assume responsibility for quality of maintenance and new installations in functional area

    Routine Work Management

    •  Fill in job cards daily and submit to foreman
    •  Transfer knowledge and give guidance to Artisan Aides/trainees to improve their skills

    Safe and Healthy Work Environment

    •  Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis
    •  Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations and rectify/report to superior
    •  Comply with Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) and technical requirements
    •  Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times

    Technical Support
     Read and interpret drawings

    •  Perform hands-on maintenance support during breakdowns and shutdowns
    •  Conduct technical evaluations of equipment
    •  Perform stand-by duties and training of personnel, when required
    •  Plan and order parts to minimize production delays due to tool, equipment and instrument failure

    Behavioural Alignment
    Demonstrates the following:

    •  Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem
    •  Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical
    •  Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions
    •  Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic
    •  Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective

    The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy.
    If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Exxaro Resources on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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