Career Opportunities: Artisan: Electrician

Company: Komatsu South Africa 

Business Unit: South Africa 

Division: Head Office 

Department: SA RM Reman 

Location: H.O. Reman 

Reference Number: [[7378]] 

Grading: Wages A

Komatsu Reman is seeking an experienced Artisan Electrician to join their dynamic team at the Reman Factory. The preferred candidate should have at least 3 years post trade experience on heavy earthmoving equipment within the mining industry and a relevant trade certificate.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
•    A qualified Artisan Electrician (heavy current) with a Grade 12/N3 Technical Certificate/equivalent mandatory
 
EXPERIENCE:
•    3 Years’ experience on related earth-moving equipment.
 
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
•    Exposure to earth moving machinery
•    Have good trouble shooting knowledge on machines & familiar with standard tool requirements
•    Computer literate
•    Good understanding of maintenance philosophy
•    Good communication and inter-personal skills
•    Valid driver’s license.

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Job Specification:
•    Remains up to date with health and safety procedures.
•    Participates in planning of health and safety events and campaigns, take SHE into account in the planning of work output. Conducts hazard identification and risk assessment.
•    Implement the Komatsu Way 5S sorting, organising, cleaning, ordering, and training.
•    Plans for health check and inspection of equipment.
•    Informs the leadership of the work steps and technical issues.
•    Conducts visual machine/equipment inspection – health condition, breakdowns.
•    Conduct general inspection in terms of appearance, damage, or missing components.
•    Inspect for leakages, check machine operations, check rust, check for wrong or missing parts, download machine data, identify cracks visually, take samples (oil, coolants, etc.)
•    Test and adjust faulty components/parts/systems.
•    Monitors the functionality of the component/equipment and progress made.
•    Reports inspection results, as well as any abnormalities or damage.
•    Provide feedback regarding continuous improvement/suggestion to manager.
•    Apply judgement in the replacement or re use of parts.
•    Gain technical advice or approval to replace a part/component.
•    Execute mechanical/electrical repairs.
•    Clean equipment/parts/component.
•    Plans for service of equipment with regards to date, workshops, nominations of service, stock, and other resources.
•    Assess work/materials/items/parts required to resolve problem.
•    Obtain technical advice on complex repairs.
•    Obtains relevant manuals and resources and makes this available for execution of work.
•    Checks that tools/equipment required for work are available and in good working order.
•    Remains abreast of changes/decisions implemented with regard to key issues/problems/improvement.
•    Orders parts and consumables as per plan.
•    Executes overhaul of equipment according to procedure.
•    Inspect equipment for compliance and quality.
•    Reports on overhaul job statistics, problems, issues and product feedback.
•    Conduct fault finding
•    Measure and compare readings – gauges, multi meters, heat guns, etc. to specifications.
•    Identify abnormalities using five senses.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Act (EEA) of 1998, Komatsu is committed to the principles of employment equity and fair labor practices. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or any other ground prohibited by law. We may consider designated groups as per the EEA in our selection process to ensure a diverse and representative workforce, but all applications will be assessed based on qualifications and merit.

Candidates will be expected to pass a relevant medical examination, and agree to verification checks

Only online applications will be considered

 Komatsu South Africa (Pty) Ltd complies with the protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. By submitting your application, you give us your express and informed consent to process your personal information for recruitment purposes.

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