Maintain, repair, replace and install mechanical equipment specifically associated with material handling systems, furnaces, post tap hole equipment, water treatment system, hydraulic system, pneumatic system, cooling systems and gas cleaning systems.
Do daily inspections and condition monitoring and give feedback regarding maintenance required for a specific machine or system.
Must be in possession of a recognised qualification as a fitter from and accredited training facility.
Must be in possession of a relevant certificate or higher qualification associated with his trade competency.
At least 3 years of working experience with furnaces, crushers, conveyors, fittings, pumps, drilling, gearboxes, overhead cranes and hydraulics in a heavy industrial environment would be a distinct advantage.
Must be able to safely execute his duties as fitter in all aspects of his daily tasks.
Must be able to deliver high quality workmanship in the performance of his duties.
Must be able to safely operate and use hand tools, power tools and equipment associated with the position as fitter.
Must be able to select and use manual lifting equipment.
Do alignment of motor and fan shafts.
Must have a working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Must be computer literate.
Must be able to communicate clearly in English.
Must have good leadership skills.
Must have good supervisory skills.
Must be able to conduct general administrative duties as is normally required in a fitter workshop.