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Job title :Diesel Mechanics (Surface and Underground) Ref: KOFF205 Reference :145902
Company :Petra Diamonds (Pty) Ltd
Professional Sector : Industry Sector :
Location : No location given
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2019-03-15Applications close :2019-03-22
Job Description

Building a world-class diamond group
Blue Diamond Mines Pty Ltd –
t/a Koffiefontein Diamond Mine

Koffiefontein Diamond Mine is based in the town of Koffiefontein, located 100km from Kimberley and 136km from Bloemfontein.

Diesel Mechanics (Surface and Underground)
(Fixed-term contract)
The successful candidate will maintain and inspect equipment according to OEM, Mine Health and Safety Act and prescribed performance requirements.
Tasks and responsibilities:
• Attend to machinery breakdowns • Detect and diagnose faults in machines and parts • Diagnose and test parts with the assistance of computers • Dismantle and remove machine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and check parts • Inspect components and equipment for defects and report deviations • Perform planned maintenance, inspections and relevant tests on equipment • Perform risk assessments (Activity-based and Mini) • Be responsible for trade-related administration • Assemble machine components and fit parts after being repaired • Perform lock outs • Conduct on-the-job training for allocated apprentices • Service machinery for optimal availability and performance • Work shifts and overtime and be available for standby and callouts • Perform other duties that may reasonably be expected within the Company from time to time • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and mine policies, procedures and codes of practice.

Minimum requirements: • An N2 National Certificate • A Diesel Mechanic Trade Certificate from a recognised institution and/or apprenticeship. Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the following: Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical training centre (eg Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks). Should these documents not be submitted, the application will not be considered. Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-mining sector centres will not be considered • 3 years’ post-apprenticeship/qualification experience • Computer literacy • A valid driver’s licence

Advantageous: A Grade 12.

Other skills/competencies: • The ability to communicate in English (written and verbal) • Pass Vienna Assessment (level 2). This assessment will be done on the mine • Analytical thinking • Attention to detail and accuracy • Collaboration • Planning skills • Problem-solving skills. (Ref. KOFF206)

Koffiefontein Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Letsemeng/Xhariep District Municipalities (proof of residence may be requested).

Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and forward this, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to e1-recruitment@petradiamonds.com by 22 March 2019. Please note that incomplete documentation will not be considered.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: +27 31 571 5573; Free fax: +27 31 560-7395; E-mail: deloitte@tip-offs.com; Free Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com