De Beers: DIESEL MECHANIC (Mokopane)


Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum Discipline: Engineering Location: Mokopane, South Africa Reference Id: REF3587B Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Permanent Employee Closing Date: 22 October, 2020 Overview Company Description: This Diesel Mechanic role offers you the responsibility to make a real impact by being part of a team that effectively maintains, installs and commissions machinery and equipment to an agreed standard at Mogalakwena Complex.

Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen. Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people's dreams.

Platinum Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description: Your responsibilities will include:

  • Attending to breakdowns and emergencies as required 

  • Conducting and participating in risk assessments

  • Ensuring that material, spares and equipment are available as required

  • Task allocation to subordinates

  • Attending and conducting safety meetings

  • Reporting on possible defects and plan the action required to rectify the risk or defects identified

This role is in the Engineering department at a C2 level reporting to the Foreman Mechanical.


  • Grade 10 or Technical Trade Specific N2

  • Diesel Mechanic or Earthmoving Machine Trade Certificate

Additional information:

  • Code 08 Driver’s License

  • Basic computer skills

  • Must be able to work on standby shifts and overtime

What we offer When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

Who we are Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Background checks Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

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