BP South Africa Vacancies: Diesel Mechanic

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28 May, 2014

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Vacancies South Africa

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

To remain one of the world’s premier integrated oil companies, BP recognises that it needs a highly respected, high performing, world class HR function which combines the provision of strategic advice to business leaders with efficient and effective transactional support to managers and employees. The HR function does this through the development and delivery of well executed HR services and by defining standards, policies and processes to help ensure we have the right people in the right roles when we need them, motivated and able to deliver outstanding performance. This is achieved by delivering business partnering and support; operational excellence; people data and core HR processes; governance, policy and coherence and ensuring that we have an effective system of HR compliance and controls in line with regulatory requirements and company policies and standards and by creating coherence in core HR areas. We are looking for talented, committed HR professionals who can work with the business to deliver the right people solutions that create competitive advantage to the organisation.

Job title: Diesel Mechanic

Req ID: 54837BR

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Job category: Operations

Sub-category: Operations

Countries (State/Region): South Africa

Location: Alrode


Role Synopsis
To provide a service to the Logistics Function to ensure that BP’s Bulk Vehicle Fleet is maintained so that they operate safely and cost effectively.
4. Key Results/ Accountabilities expected from role

•Ensure that all group HSSE policies, standards, practices and procedures are strictly adhered to as they pertain to staff, vehicles and workshops.
•Repair & maintain BP owned bulk vehicles according to the Vehicle Maintenance Plan, and where no such plan exists to develop one in conjunction with Depot Manager(s).
•Respond rapidly & safely to bulk vehicle breakdowns and accidents.
•Ensure that BP owned bulk vehicles & workshop as well as BP fleet staff meet statutory requirements.
•Adhere strictly to maintenance budgets & where deviations are necessary, obtain approval.
•Procure spare parts and tools through the Fleet Manager and Procurement Department.
•Participate actively in developing the annual transport plan / budget especially as it applies to fleet maintenance.
•Complete fleet administration such as job cards, cost control sheets & time sheets, etc.
•To ensure that regular inspections of workshop operations are carried out, and that remedial action is taken as required
•Be the SPA (single point of accountability) for issuing safe loading pass to both all vehicles loading at a particular depot.


Key accountabilities
To ensure all own vehicles operate in a safe, legal and roadworthy conditions at all times
To ensure vehicles are fit for purpose within the monetary / economic constraints of the business
Scheduling preventative maintenance within the constraints of vehicle availability

Essential Education
Trade test certificate in vehicle maintenance (Diesel Mechanic)

Essential experience and job requirements
3 – 5 years relevant working experience

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
Trade test certificate in vehicle maintenance (Diesel Mechanic)

Relocation available

Travel required

Is this a part time position?


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