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Artisan: Hydraulic Fitter – SWAKOP URANIUM



To safely perform skilled maintenance and repair hydraulic fitting tasks in accordance with set standards, procedures and specifications, to achieve optimum equipment availability and process efficiency objectives.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Perform skilled technical work within the parameters of the trade (i.e. fixed plant equipment / hydraulic machinery) in accordance with set standards, procedures and specifications, in area of responsibility.
  • Strip, clean, inspect, calibrate, overhaul, service, test, assemble and reinstate all mechanical components such as valves, shafts, couplings, lubrication systems, winches, tapers, bearings, pins, sheavers and rollers, etc.
  • Fit and remove bearings, bushes, pins, and shafts, valves, by means of liquid nitrogen, dry ice, oil bath and bearing heaters to accomplish repair work.
  • Record the component serial number in the component change out ledger.
  • Inform the Supervisor of all work performed in the section by reporting on work orders/requests, possible causes, estimated life span of components/ parts, spares used, time taken and recommendations to improve efficiency.
  • Schedule maintenance activities.
  • Conduct planned and unplanned maintenance tasks within time limits and according to (Original Equipment Manufacturer) OEM/owner specifications or Original Parts Manufacture (OPM).
  • Provide advice and guidance on the effective repair and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
  • Perform a variety of brazing and basic welding tasks using arc welding, semi-automatic welding, gas welding and gas cutting techniques.
  • Perform ongoing fault-finding/running inspections on all equipment / structures and hydraulic machinery in area of responsibility.
  • Investigate, maintain, adjust, repair faults and overhaul equipment and hydraulic machinery on site, in order to maximize the availability of equipment and hydraulic machinery, according to the set standards.
  • Initiate innovative ideas to enhance efficiency within the area of work.
  • Inform the supervisor of parts to be ordered timely to avoid delays.
  • Complete work orders and submit to the supervisor to close the job order
  • Comply to Company job safety and good housekeeping standards/practices at all times.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12, with a recognized Trade Certificate/Diploma in Fitting &Turning / Millwright and/or Diesel Mechanic.
  • Post apprenticeship experience: Minimum 3 years in Fitting & Turning / Millwright and/or Diesel Mechanic.
  • Experience in MS Office programmes: Excel, Word, Outlook, PPT,
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements related to the trade.
  • Broad based hydraulic knowledge.
  • Fitting techniques.
  • Fitting & hose fabrication skills.
  • Interpretation of technical and schematic drawings
  • Sound knowledge of Safety and Loss Control practices and task related procedures.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.

Closing Date: 04 April 2022

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:



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