Petra Diamonds Recruits Diesel Mechanic - Jobs in South Africa

Petra Diamonds Recruits Diesel Mechanic

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15 Oct, 2013

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Koffiefontein Mine JV is located 100 km from Kimberley and 136 km from Bloemfontein, Free State.

Job Grade: C2
Reference Nr: KOFF031

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repair of Trackless Mobile
Machinery and equipment in accordance with sound engineering practices and equipment specifications


Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repairs to equipment and machinery according
to the maintenance requirements.
 Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health & Safety Act regulations, manufacturing and company
 Report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the foreman
 Identify spares requirements for machinery and equipment and order according to departmental procedure
 Complete maintenance job cards
 Maintain a good relationship with operational personnel
 Assign corrective measures and follow-up on outstanding/overdue actions


Minimum Requirements:
 Standard 10/Grade 12, NATED 3/NCV Level 3
 Diesel Mechanic Trade Test obtained through a recognized / accredited institution, preferably MQA or MIETTB (Mining Industry Engineering Trade Testing Board)
 Code EB (08) drivers license
 Code 14 driver’s license will be to your advantage
 3 to 4 years post apprentice experience
 Knowledge and experience on electrical/electronic systems
 Knowledge and experience on hydraulic/diesel systems – ideally in the drilling mining/heavy duty earthmoving arena will be to your advantage.


Other Skills/Competencies:
 Independent, proactive thinker and have the ability to do own job planning
 Knowledge of relevant legislation
 Good written and verbal communication skills in English
 Meticulous in following equipment specifications

Koffiefontein Mine JV is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE and internal applicants.
Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process.
Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on mine induction
and the aforementioned criteria.

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal Application
Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.

Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with
your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected], fax 086 659 1334 on or before 28 October 2013. Please note
that incomplete application forms and 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.

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