Artisan Fitter

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -

FQM

Purpose of the role:

  • The position of the fitter is to maximize plant availability through, maintaining the operational integrity of the plant & equipment in order to achieve production targets. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor – Overhead & Portal Cranes, you shall be responsible for the maintenance of cranes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all plant maintenance tasks in a safe, timely and to a high quality and preventing any rework.
  • Be a self-starter and able to work with both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to workplace safety and the safety of your co-workers.
  • Be accurate, methodical, practical and safety-conscious when installing and maintaining mechanical equipment.
  • Carry out planned maintenance jobs as per OEM Standard and work order completion.
  • Prepare accurate service and repair reports in a timely manner.
  • Repair and service all plant equipment products within the established standards.
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are maintained by cleaning up before, during and after every task.
  • Have the ability to diagnose faults with equipment through observation.
  • Have the ability to take care of available hand tools.
  • Assist in the proactive identification of repair and maintenance works required.
  • Ensure that all completed work orders are closed out with accurate time confirmations
  • Be able to work overtime if the need arises.
  • Be able to adhere to the safety requirements of the task.
  • Ensure that all tools, plant and equipment are kept in good condition, meet required safety standards and are available for use when required.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Experience‚Äč & Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • A minimum of a Craft Certificate in Mechanical Fitting.
  • A qualification in an Electrical field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years’ cranes maintenance experience in a mining or similar industry

Behavioural Traits & Skills:

  • The ability to make informed decisions.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • A positive, self-motivated and conscientious attitude.
  • Detail Orientation.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Team player.
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