Cape Town Airport Vacancy: Mechanical Technician

Posted on :

17 May, 2014

Category :

Airport Jobs in South Africa, Aviation Jobs in South Africa

Airports: Cape Town

Key Performance Outputs:

  • Maintenance management of the mechanical infrastructure at the airport to ensure world class levels  of availability and reliability on mechanical systems such as lifts, escalators, pumps and other mechanical equipment.
  • Control and Manage OPEX and CAPEX budgets.
  • Management of contractors and SLA’s (Service Level Agreements).
  • Co-ordinate and conduct meetings with contractors and stakeholders.
  • Adhere to safety compliance standards.
  • Coordinating contractor activities during normal hours and after hours where required.
  • Compiling maintenance specifications and tender documents.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis on incidents and compile technical reports.
  • Follow-up on logged Help Desk queries.
  • Compile monthly service level reports.
  • Performing inspections and technical quality audits.
  • Planning and managing maintenance related projects.


Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Grade 12 and a National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering and/or equivalent prior learning.
  • Experience based on the job requirements within the position.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working knowledge and experience in the field of mechanical equipment maintenance.
  • Working knowledge and experience in tendering procedures, project management, budget and contract management.
  • Contract management experience is essential.
  • Code 08 drivers licence.
  • Knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) or similar would be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office packages is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of airport operations would be advantageous.



The successful candidate should possess the following competencies: Â Excellent interpersonal skills and planning. The candidate must be customer focused and have the ability to be a team player. The candidate must be able to work under pressure, have good problem solving skills and be able to be assertive by directing a team.


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