Maintenance Artisan Fitter



  • Participate and comply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)
  • Adhere to all related SOP’s, PTO’s and CTO’s as per Training Matrix per position, SHEQ and company standards


  • Ensure Customer Satisfaction


  • Work Execution:
  • Execute preventative and corrective maintenance work on the following major equipment:
    • Jaw Crushers
    • Screens – Resonant and imbalance motor type
    • Hydraulic Systems
    • Material Handling
    • Overhead Cranes
    • Pumps
    • Gearboxes
  • Applying fault finding techniques
  • Conduct regular plant inspections
  • Maintaining and/or repairing mechanical equipment
  • Use change management programs as a base in supporting operational excellence and any other change management interventions
  • Perform the job as outlined in the Work Order and as per the detailed Task List
  • Capture history & complete the notification to the required standard
  • Confirm Work Order with the correct time and all details to the required standard
  • Provide feedback to the Maintenance Specialist on any task where there is a difference between the task instruction and the job requirements
  • Communicate if spares, equipment or other factors were not available for job on the work order and to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Generate Notifications from inspections and subsequent notifications
  • Perform standby duties (Own transport will be required)
  • Work overtime as and when required
  • Unplanned Interventions:
  • Perform isolation and issue lockout documents
  • Attend to breakdown quickly and safely
  • Capture all data related to the stoppage to aid in determining the root cause
  • Communicate ways of improving how the breakdown was handled to the Maintenance Specialist
  • Rotables Management:
  • Change out item
  • Create PM order detailing item to be drawn from stock
  • Create reservation for rotable on PM Order
  • Create subsequent notification
  • Complete all fields on the “Damage” tag on the return item to rotable store
  • Physically transport damaged rotable to lay down area
  • Mobile Equipment:
  • Handle loads by means of an overhead crane
  • Lift and move loads by means of a forklift



  • Grade 12 or N3 (Maths)
  • Fitter Trade Test
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience gained in a heavy industrial environment after completion of trade test
  • Drivers License (Code 8/B)
  • Computer Literacy (MS-Office)

The following will be advantageous:

  • Jaw Crushers, Hydraulics systems, Screen, Pumps, Gearbox, Material conveying and handling experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have six years’ experience as a qualified fitter preferably in a crushing and screening environment.
  • Relevant supervisory training or acting experience as Supervisor
  • Proficient with rigging and lifting of jaw liners
  • Have an N4 studying towards N5

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