Unitrans: Mechanic, Semi Skilled

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  • Post published:Nov 8, 2021
  • Post category:Jobs

Job Advert Summary:

An opportunity has become available for a Mechanical Artisan at our Retail & Sugar Business Unit to conduct services and repairs on heavy commercial vehicles. Formal training or experience in relevant fields will be advantageous. Please refer to the minimum requirements, duties and responsibilities below for further details.

Minimum Requirements:

• Matric Certificate
• Code 08 Drivers License
• Formal training in refrigeration field will be advantageous
• Self motivated and assertive
• Minimum 5 years relevant experience
• Willing to work 12 hr shifts, nightshifts, weekends and public holidays
• Successfully complete medical evaluation
• Sound knowledge and experience of technical aspects of heavy commercial vehicles, including trailers and transport refrigeration units
• Maintain good relationships with customers
• Valid driver’s license and own transport

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Conduct services and repairs on trucks, trailers and other ancillary plant/equipment
• Daily routine checks on trucks; trailers, ancillary equipment
• Conduct fault finding and repairs on trailer air brake systems
• Able to work independently with minimum supervision
• Ensure the completion of work as to minimize disruption in vehicle availability to operations
• Attend to breakdowns

Closing date: 11 November 2021