Exxaro: Artisans Recruitment (Lephalale)

Closing Date 2021/05/24

Job Title Artisans

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location - Town / City Lephalale

Location - Province Limpopo

Location - Country South Africa

Job Advert Summary

PURPOSE: • To perform maintenance tasks on infrastructure and equipment.

Minimum Requirements


• Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)

• N3: Engineering Relevant (Essential/Minimum)

• Trade: Relevant to trade MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)


2-3 years Applicable technical and related experience

Importance: Essential/Minimum

Involvement: Operational


• Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)

• Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)

• Pub Driv Lic:Code B (Essential/Minimum)

• Medium Voltage Switching (Essential/Minimum)

• Competence: Core MQA Modules Assessments (Essential/Minimum)

• Competence: On the Job MQA Modules Asses (Essential/Minimum)

Duties & Responsibilities

The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:

Compliance, Governance and Assurance

• Ensure compliance to applicable statutory Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)/Mine Health and Safety Acts (MHSA), regulations and prescriptive

• Adhere to planned maintenance schedules

• Ensure equipment are maintained to maximum performance according to specifications of instruction manuals and train support personnel accordingly

• condition Maintain programming of circuits, panels, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), motherboards and relevant equipment according to workshop manuals and instructions

Equipment Control and Maintenance

• Inspect and repair all assets and equipment and all surrounding infrastructure

• Conduct monitoring, testing, fault finding and problem solving

• Adhere to planned maintenance schedules

• Assume responsibility for maintenance and new installations and maintain all records accordingly

• Maintain relevant equipment including medium frequency invertors, furnace melt managers and refractory lining monitoring equipment installation

• Safe operation and control of medium to high voltage switchgear

• Plan and order parts to minimize production delays due to tool, equipment and instrument failure

Inspection and Control

• Inspect all tools, equipment, instruments prior to use

• Inspect all vehicles, machines and mechanical equipment to identify defects

• Report defects immediately

• Carry out inspection according to a specific schedule to repair identified defects

• Receive, complete and return job cards

Safe and Healthy Work Environment

• Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis

• Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations and rectify/report to superior

• Comply with Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) and technical requirements

• Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times

• Complete Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) on work being performed

• Attend safety meetings

• Responsible for safekeeping and maintenance of own PPE

Skills Management

• Transfer knowledge and give guidance to artisan aides and trainees to improve their skills

• Co-ordinate maintenance with the operators during stoppages and keep downtime to a minimum

Behavioural Alignment

Demonstrates the following:

• Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem

• Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical

• Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions

• Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic

• Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective

The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy.

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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