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  • Posted: Jun 21, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Alstom has been present in South Africa for more than a century. During these years the company provided a wide range of products and technologies which helped develop the country’s infrastructure. Alstom provided equipment for 12 of South Africa’s 13 coal-fired power plants and for the only nuclear power plant, but it also played a historical...
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    Repair Operator-Preventive x2

    The purpose of the role:

    Diagnose problems in malfunctioning equipment, determine the faulty part, and then decide if it can be fixed or to be replaced. Perform repair and overhaul operations, refurbishment in the repair centre, assemble finished product and inspect product to ensure high quality standards. Operate, tend, stop, and clean machines, execute dynamic storage maintenance tasks. Realise level 1 and 2 maintenance tasks on special and standard tools in all facilities.


    • Technical Certificate in the manufacturing field (mechanical, pneumatic or electrical)
    • Millwright Certified will be an added advanage
    • Minimum experience of 2 years in the maintenance or production field, preferably in the railway industry
    • Ability to read and understand drawings, use schematics and test specifications
    • Previous working knowledge of Health & Safety standards
    • Ability to execute the work autonomously
    • Ability to Coach Others and occasionally share skills/information to others
    • Self-Motivated  and inspired by the job in hand


    • Track  and clean assemblies to be tested / repaired
    • Mechanical disassemble the products
    • Execute maintenance tasks on sub-system products, tools and equipment
    • Operate production equipment
    • Ensure conformance to specifications
    • Fill of all necessary documents. Schematics, Fabrication drawings, etc.
    • Ability to make repair or scrap decision
    • Identify and cross reference components.
    • Organise and store components replacement and assemblies.
    • Ensure validity and certification of relevant tools
    • Populate relevant maintenance and repair follow-up in the data base
    • Guarantee information flow within the repair team
    • Perform quality self-control
    • Monitor the production process and carrying out basic testing and quality checks
    • Clean and maintain work areas and machinery in good state
    • Propose new or improved ways or working that will enable the Teams to improve their efficiency or the safety of their work
    • Undertake other duties as specified by the Repair Centre Manager
    • Carry out such work in accordance with strict Health & Safety procedures as laid down by legislation and the Company Health  Safety policies.
    • Read reports and manuals as and when required.
    • Report accidents/incidents, and the work done to validate or maintain the tools.
    • Drive company vehicles when required and applicable


    • Adhere to EHS and Quality policies
    • Repair WIP
    • Repair OTIF
    • Adhere to Method times
    • Availability of machine and tools
    • Number of NC raised by industrial quality department and by client
    • Successful integration & training of new employees
    • Team

    Closing Date: 27th, June 2022

    Method of Application

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