Murray & Roberts: Artisan Fitter – Winder

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  • Post published:Oct 8, 2021
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Murray & Roberts Cementation invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Artisan Fitter (Winder). The successful candidate will report directly to the Engineering Foreman. The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates. Applications only open to South African Citizens / Permanent Residents.

Job description

     The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:
·       Winding plant maintenance according to agreed procedures, standards and regulations
·       Headgear and shaft equipment maintenance according to agreed procedures, standards and regulations
·       Maintenance of pumps and fans according to agreed procedures, standards and regulations
·       Carry legal responsibilities as a Winder Artisan (Fitter)
·       Effective self and team supervision in alignment with MRC values and leadership initiatives
·       Effective stakeholder engagement
·       Engineering equipment is maintained according to agreed standards, procedures and schedules
·       Compliance with SHEQ, MRC and client standards, policies, procedures and safety protocols
·       Cost containment, high mean time to failure after repairs

Minimum requirements

Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:
  • Grade 12 or NQF 4 equivalent
  • Section 26 Fitter Trade Certificate / MIETTB (mining Industry Engineering Trades Training Board) Trade Certificate through a registered body e.g.: Olifantsfontein pre 1994, ESTC & GFA
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Valid Code EB driver’s license Valid
  • Medical Certificate of Fitness
  • Medically fit to work underground Heat tolerance
  • Good communication skill in English
Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:
  • 5 years underground sinking
·       5 year’s trade experience as Artisan Winder Fitter
·       Strong knowledge of winding plant
·       Experience on kibble and stage winders
·       Knowledge of the shaft sinking operations
·       Experience and knowledge on the maintenance of fans and pumps
Closing date: 14 October 2021