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Alstom: Maintenance Artisan (Electrical)

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  • Post published:Nov 19, 2021
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The purpose of this role is to perform skilled mechanical work, installations, plant maintenance, repairs of mechanical/industrial and plant equipment, ensuring work is in accordance with relevant electrical standards. The position reports to Facilities Manager.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Basic use of hand tools to carry out planned preventative maintenance and routine mechanical servicing
  • Support Maintenance Engineer in their day to day duties and reports problems and/or issues on Mechanical Equipment and Tools
  • Operates various machines, adjusting work sequence and/or other variables to improve efficiency
  • Works within strict quality standards to support the Quality of workmanship
  • Practice good housekeeping, ensuring tooling, equipment and infrastructure as well as working areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Undertakes any other such related duties as instructed / directed by Maintenance Manager / Supervisor
  • Achievement of work targets (PPM’s achieved vs. PPM’s planned for the day)
  • Efficient and effective repair of mechanical equipment
  • Adherence to safety standards
  • Procedural awareness and understanding
  • Accountable to ensure that the plant is in working order from a mechanical perspective in order to minimise downtime and faults.
  • Perform effective maintenance, identify, and repair breakdowns timeously and accurately.
  • Accountable to regularly perform planned and proactive maintenance on equipment to deter any failures in adherence with scheduling.
  • Strictly adhere to all EHS regulations regarding safety and machine maintenance (LOTO / Isolation Procedures).
  • Assist others where necessary in the maintenance of equipment and machinery and train other staff on the job where required (Mechanical Assistants).
  • Perform standby duties and work flexible shifts / hours as and when required based on business needs.
  • Good knowledge of mechanical / industrial equipment and maintenance in a complex environment
  • Proven background in Maintenance activities and mechanical maintenance principles

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidate must be in possession of a completed Matric Certificate and a Trade Test (Mechanical)
  • Preference will be given to a candidate in possession of a completed N5 in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience: 2-3 years of mechanical maintenance exposure within a manufacturing environment
  • Exemplary Fault-finding techniques/ analytical skills

Technical Competencies:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Risk assessment skills
  • Team cooperation and commitment

Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The company reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

Closing Date 26 November 2021

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