Mechanical Fitter – Richards Bay

  • Permanent
  • Ref #416050CTS
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Richards Bay, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Construction & Engineering, Engineering - Factory
Employer Description

This is a company that supplies machinery used within heavy engineering applications

Job Description

Your responsibilities are the following:

  • Strip and assess, repair, assemble, fit, and install mechanical and electrical components and equipment.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and specifications to ensure accurate assembly.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on mechanical equipment and machinery.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools to complete tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • Inspect and test completed assemblies to ensure they meet quality standards and operational requirements.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to identify and resolve any mechanical issues or improvements.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations and maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Document all work performed and maintain accurate records of assembly and maintenance activities.

 

Qualifications

  • Matric
  • Relevant certification or apprenticeship in mechanical fitting or a related field.

Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in heavy industry
  • Proven experience as a Mechanical Fitter or similar role in a manufacturing / workshop environment.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, tools, and equipment.
  • Electrical knowledge and/or experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency in using hand and power tools.
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Ability to lift and move heavy equipment and machinery.

Salary / Package

Market Related

Benefits

  • 50% Company Contribution to medical aid
  • Pension Fund
  • 13th cheque
  • Death, disability and funeral cover