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Fitter Artisan post at Transnet

Operating Division : Transnet Engineering

Position Title : Fitter

Employee Group : Non Permanent

Department : Port Business

Location : Uitenhage

Reporting To : Snr Manager: Port Terminal

Grade Level : FTMI2X

Reference Number : 3002155

Position Purpose:

The primary purpose is maintenance activities such as stripping, erecting, installing, serving and repairing a range of

maritime machinery, as well as electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems and equipment.


Position outputs:

Preventative Maintenance – Planned/unplanned maintenance

activities, identify failure modes, increase equipment reliability and availability in the maritime and plant environment.

Construct, replace and modify parts and components using a variety of tools and equipment including hand and power tools.

Ensure maintenance work complies with statutory and local engineering standards and requirements, using own knowledge

and the support of engineers.

Prepare the work area for maintenance of plant, systems, or components. Reinstate the work area after completing the

maintenance of plant, systems, and components.

Conduct safe and effective handover of plant and equipment to others and accept and confirm responsibility for the control of

plant and equipment within the work area isolation boundary.

Use applicable systems such as SAP to ensure all maintenance documents is completed and archived in accordance with

site procedures.

Any other duties commensurate with the job grade.

Qualifications & Experience:

Qualified Trade test (Red Seal) Fitter Artisan (Legislation Pre-requisite)

Grade 12 (NQF 4)

Min 2 years’ relevant experience

Code 08 drivers license



Must have adequate knowledge of all mechanical & Electrical equipment at Ports business to be able to function on his



Safe working practices

Technical/ Theoretical

Analytical methods

Safety Equipment handling

Do safety inspections

Use of safety equipment

Wear PPE all times


The effective control of administration duties which includes:

Reports (defect and inspection)

Obtain and cancel hot permits (Mech and Elect)

Job cards

Operate SAP Modules (PM and IM)


Basic computer literacy will be a recommendation

Good communication

To work with minimum supervision


Work under pressure

Business and Customer focus

Goal / Service orientated


Able to work overtime

Able to work shifts

Ability to work at heights

Ability to work near water sea

Be physically fit


Problem solving


Responsible and accountable

Attention to detail

Customer service focused


The closing date is on 09.11.2023. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application

before the closing date of the advertisement.

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