South32: Artisan Fitter

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490
Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd


  • The purpose of the role is to be responsible for timely installation, repair and maintenance of equipment to ensure that mining activities are executed in a safe manner as well as operate equipment and tests all working parts in functional area to ensure proper utilization.


  • Serious contenders will have a N2 Technical Certificate (internal candidates) / N3 Technical Certificate with a recognized Fitter trade test and a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a qualified Fitter in a mining environment.
  • Valid Code B (08) Driver’s license is essential.
  • In depth knowledge on inspection & repairs of pumps is essential.
  • In depth knowledge of the workings of Jaw, Cone and Roll Crushers is essential.
  • Experience in working on conveyor belts is essential.
  • In depth knowledge of hydraulics and hydraulic systems is essential.
  • Experience in an Ore preparation, Sinter or DMS plant will be advantageous.


  • Complete hard copies of Job Cards and capture Job Cards on SAP.
  • Provide input into maintenance Task Lists; Report deviations observed during inspections to ensure proper planning prior to execution Interprets and coordinates pre-work about repairs, planned and predictive maintenance.
  • Accesses any area safely to perform necessary maintenance on machines or equipment.
  • Performs safety inspections of equipment and assesses risks on equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and safe worksite.
  • Ensures the upkeep of maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Coordinates activities associated with trouble- shooting and repairing maintenance equipment.

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