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ID 673636

Drill Rig Mechanic


Ensuring the upkeep, maintenance and cleanliness of all equipment used in and around the workshop and for ensuring sufficient stocks of spares and materials in order to maintain vehicles, rigs and other equipment

Ensuring that stores carry sufficient stocks to minimize equipment downtime

Inspecting drill rigs and diagnosing problems

Stripping, fixing and/ or replacing faulty parts, according to manufacturer’s requirements

Ensuring that the preventative maintenance program is adhered to

Attending to emergency breakdowns

Recording all parts/ spares used in maintaining the drill rigs and other equipment and informing the Site Manager when inventory is low

Observing and testing the operation of drill rigs and other equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions

Cleaning, lubricating and adjusting parts, equipment and machinery

Ensuring that refurbishments are done cost effectively and within the set turnaround times

Ensuring that everyone understands that nothing takes priority over safety

Eliminate work-related injuries, damage to equipment and lost time as a result of inferior maintenance standards on machinery and equipment

Demonstrate a commitment to SHE by complying personally with all SHE rules and regulations

Ensuring that all Company SHE (Safety Health, Environmental) policies and procedures are complied with

Use the correct PPE all times

Participate in safety meetings constructively

Conduct daily safety inspections of the work area

Apply a housekeeping program to maintain a safe working environment

Report all accidents and incidents, identify the causes and correct them or make recommendations to the Site Manager

Discuss Safety Memos and any new procedures issued

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12 or N3

Qualified Diesel Mechanic

Code 10 driver’s license

2 years or more mechanical experience on drill rigs

Experience in technical / electric parts of compressor and basic auto electrician work

Previous experience in Fault finding and Cost Control

Medically Fit and capable of doing heavy manual work.

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Mokopane / Potgietersrus
Rene Venter
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