Petra Diamonds: Assistant Artisans-August 2020

Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria.

Job Grade: C2T Reference Nr: CUL448


Develop, fabricate and maintain equipment according to sound engineering practice and equipment specifications.
 Assist Foreman in executing his duties as and when required
 Conduct maintenance planning, planned task observations, plastic pipe welding, risk assessments (activity based and mini),
welding of HDPE (high density pressure equipment)
 Continuously monitor equipment failure and efficiency to improve trade specific equipment and systems
 Cut and weld components to repair and maintain steel constructions
 Fabricate steel fabrications by drawing, measuring, conducting layout and erecting structures
 Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedures
 Inspect materials, products or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
 Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to the
maintenance requirements
 Manufacture trade specific items according to diagrams and drawings when setting up equipment
 Perform assigned work during shutdowns; inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act regulations,
manufacturing and company standards to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Foreman; deenergize and lock out of electrical equipment; basic rigging activities
 Remove and replace components to maintain steel fabrications
 Responsible for conducting fault finding on default structures and deterring the steps to be taken to repair faults; good
housekeeping in relevant area; painting steel fabrications; performing drilling activities using a hand drill and pedestal; performing
grinding activities; lock out when necessary; signing the mobile machinery pre-start log books; trade related administration
 Responsible for trade related administration
 Conduct on-the-job training for allocated apprentices
 Must be able to work shifts, overtime and be able to do standby, callouts
 Required to perform other duties that may reasonably be expected within the Company from time to time
 Ensure compliance to Statutory requirements and Mine Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice

 Grade 10
 N2 National Certificate
 Boilermaker/Plater Welder Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and/or apprenticeship**
 3 years post Apprenticeship/Qualification experience
 Valid Drivers’ License
Advantageous (Skills, Competencies, Experience & Qualifications)
 Grade 12/N3
 Computer Literacy

** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the following: Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical training centre (e.g. Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks). Should these documents not be submitted, the application will not be considered. Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.

 Able to communicate in English (written & verbal)
 Pass Vienna Assessment (level 2) – this assessment will be done on Mine
 Attention to Detail and accuracy; Drive for results; Planning; Problem Solving; Reliability
 Analytical thinking; Attention to Detail and accuracy; Collaboration; Planning; Problem Solving
Boilermaker – Internal & External
Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s
leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of
the largest independent diamond groups by
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for
this role – an individual that clearly outshines
his/her peers: |

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Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area.
If you are already employed by the Company, please submit an authorised Internal Application Form, CV, qualifications and ID when applying.
Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with your résumé, SAPS certified qualifications and ID, to by 05

August 2020. Please note, applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395; Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website:



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