Mechanical Fitter

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: K3000

KIESEL Engineering

Key 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 work place safety and the safety of your co-workers
  • Be accurate, methodical, practical and safety-conscious when installing and maintaining mechanical equipment.
  • Assist new employees in proper work procedures and practices
  • Compliance to work order attachments and documents such as JSA’s, Work Procedure’s, SWI’s, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with Safety and Environmental Management systems, policies and procedures along with ensuring that all risks have been identified, managed and safe working environment is maintained
  • Full compliance to mandatory PPE requirements in all areas of the plant.
  • A clear understanding of preventative maintenance, strong communication skills and a flexible “can do” work ethic.
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are maintained by cleaning up before, during and after every task and not leaving any hazards within the work place
  • Have the ability to diagnose faults with equipment through observation.
  • Coordinate with departmental and team members, as well as process departmental members.
  • Have the ability to take care of available hand tools which includes raising work requests
  • Ensure that all completed work orders are closed out with accurate time confirmations
  • Be able to work overtime if need arises
  • Be able adhere to 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.
  • Troubleshooting abilities
  • Construction and maintenance background, with preference given to direct mining experience will be an added advantage
  • The ability to make informed decisions
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive, self-motivated and conscientious attitude

Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience in the mining industry or equivalent private industry as a fitter.
  • Troubleshooting abilities on various centrifugal pumps, conveyor drives, conveyors, experience in hydraulics will be an advantage and knowledge of cyclone maintenance and rebuilds
  • Construction and maintenance background, with preference given to direct mining experience
  • Experience to operate forklifts, man lifts and overhead cranes will be an added advantage
  • The ability to make informed decisions
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive, self-motivated and conscientious attitude

Qualification:

  • A minimum of a Trade test as a fitter or its Equivalent. Higher qualifications will be an added advantage

Behavioral Traits:

  • Problem Solving
  • Detail Orientation
  • Team player

Applications close: 12 Apr 2019 FLE Daylight Time

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