MECHANICAL FITTER

  • Permanent
  • Ref #403959VJ
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Sole manufacturer of Aluminum Zinc Coated Steel coils in Southern Africa.

Job Description

Main purpose of the position

  • Conducting various maintenance, repairs, and modifications in accordance to the company standards and with the aim of improving equipment availability and sustainability.

You would be responsibilities for:

Safety and Housekeeping

  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of Safety, Health and Environmental Standards and Procedures.
  • Maintain a clean, tidy and safe work environment, free of any spillages or obstacles.
  • Monitor and adhere to company’s maintenance standards, working manuals, working instructions and procedures.
  • Ensure all areas of work are kept clean during and after work has been completed.

Equipment operation and maintenance

  • Perform tasks pertaining to routine, planned, and breakdown work.
  • Conduct inspections on equipment, record data required for notifications, works orders, or job cards, and provide this information to the Mechanical Technician.
  • Conduct planning for tasks. This relates to day plans as well as weekly plans.
  • Conduct training and coaching of Artisan Aids.
  • Conduct the lubrication of plant equipment.
  • Perform repairs, replacements, or modifications tasks on plant and equipment as instructed.
  • Assist in activities according to instruction of the Maintenance Manager, Mechanical Engineer, or Mechanical Technician.
  • Use tools and equipment provided to ensure the completion of any task.
  • Follow all maintenance related processes and procedures and actively participate in any set maintenance program.
  • Report on maintenance activities as required.
  • Check equipment on a regular basis and report observed defects and deviations from the standard maintenance parameters and requirements to the Maintenance Manager, Mechanical Engineer, or Mechanical Technician.

Qualifications

  • Minimum N3, Trade Test
  • National Diploma an advantage
 

Skills

  • Competent with the use of hand tools.
  • Good special recognition.
  • Technically strong and follows mechanical installation and repair standards as specified in technical studies and as required in Trade Test.
  • Basic rigging.
  • Fault finding and problem solving skills.
  • Applies knowledge obtained during training to all mechanical tasks.
  • Can assess the safety risks associated with the work to be done.

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