Transnet – Diesel Mechanic

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Operating Division : TPT Nqgura CT
Position Title : Diesel Mechanic
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Engineering
Location : Ngqura
Reporting To : Technical Supervisor
Grade Level : I2
Reference Number : 20200771

Position Purpose:
Provide mechanical services to all cargo handling equipment by repairing, maintaining and improving its functionality to
ensure that they are safe, reliable and available to operations to eliminate operations downtime.

Position outputs:
• Examine, assess and conduct regular preventative maintenance on all cargo handling equipment to ensure its reliability and
maintain a high level of availability.
• Examine, evaluate, monitor and report equipment for abuse and functionality whilst in operation to detect and identify early
warning signals of potential damage in order to rectify problem and change behaviour before a major breakdown.
• Plan and prepare apprentices for on the job training in order to train and develop them according to their development plan
thereby ensuring skills are adequately transferred.
• Respond, establish and repair fault for breakdown in the quickest possible time to minimize operation downtime.
• Assess and ascertain size of repair work and spares specifications required in order to inform and follow-up with Supervisor

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for ordering of parts to plan for repair in shortest timeframe thereby making equipment available for operations.

Qualifications & Experience:
Relevant Trade tested
Valid driver’s license
5 years in working environment

Technically sound
Leadership skills
Communication skills
Problem solving
Fault finding skills
Decision making
Interpersonal skills
Skills transfer
Operate cargo handling equipment