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  • Posted: Oct 29, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 5, 2020
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    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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    • To perform maintenance tasks on infrastructure and equipment.


    • Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)
    • N2 Relevant Trade Subjects (Essential/Minimum)
    • Trade: Fitter MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)


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


    • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum)
    • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum)
    • Competence: Core MQA Modules Assessments (Essential/Minimum)
    • Competence: On the Job MQA Modules Asses (Essential/Minimum)
    • Pub Driv Lic:Code B (Essential/Minimum)

    The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:

    Equipment Operations and Control

    • Inspect, repair and maintain assets/equipment and surrounding infrastructure
    • Assist Master Fitter with conducting condition monitoring/testing/fault finding/problem solving
    • Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
    • Assume responsibility for maintenance/new installations and maintain records
    • Maintain conveying systems and cutting systems
    • Support maintenance jobs of support personnel
    • Perform maintenance during breakdowns and shutdowns

    Inspection and Control

    • Inspect all tools/equipment/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
    • Fill in job cards daily and submit to foreman
    • Transfer knowledge and give guidance to Artisan Aides/trainees to improve their skills
    • Plan and order parts to minimize production delays due to tool, equipment and instrument failure

    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

    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

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