As a member of the Maintenance Team, you will report to the Fixed Plant Supervisor and will be responsible for carrying out preventative plant maintenance in a safe and efficient manner. This position is for a contract period of 18months.

The main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out trouble shooting, fault finding and corrective maintenance of plant equipment
  • Carrying out condition monitoring as required
  • Disassembling, reassembling and reinstalling equipment in the plant using OEM manuals
  • Recording all completed work and the parts used in the work order system
  • Setting up fitting tools on the job at hand and instructing fitter assistants on fitting tools as required
  • Setting up and operating workshop machines and maintaining equipment including but not limited to conveyors, elevators and pumps as instructed and as per standard operating procedures.
  • Accurately reading, interpreting and planning work according to drawings
  • To succeed you will have:

  • A minimum of a Government Trade Test - Certificate 1 in Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Mechanical Fitter in a similar/heavy industry
  • Maintenance and diagnostic skills on relevant equipment
  • Accuracy in record keeping and time keeping
  • Experience in use of electrical and manual tools including but not limited to grinders and drilling machines
  • The ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of safety standards and a willingness to use protective clothing
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

    Method of Application

    As interest in this programme is normally high, we strongly encourage applicants to lodge their application with the Training Superintendent via or drop off at the HR Desk or at the main gate and ensure they meet and address all the requirements of the online application process. Only applications which meet the above criteria will be considered and preference will be given to suitable candidates who are from the mine affected areas. Applications close 6 th December 2021 and only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Base is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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