Maintenance Artisan

Maintenance Artisan

Job Title: Maintenance Artisan
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kwazulu Natal
Contact Name: Wesley Fernandes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2019 09:39

Job Description

How you will contribute

  • Onsite and Adhoc Mechanical Maintenance


Primary Responsibilities

Maintenance (Technical and Process) Ongoing Projects:

  • Ensure adherence to health and safety, environment, quality and housekeeping
  • Establish operations and maintenance routines/ schedules (preventive, general and emergency) to service all equipment with the support from the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintain accurate and current equipment documentation, schematics, and preventive maintenance procedures with Support from the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Recommend equipment acquisitions and participate in negotiation of equipment purchases and service contracts
  • Undertake the installation and maintenance of all equipment
  • Maintain quality and integrity of all operational equipment
  • Apply fault-finding techniques, conduct root cause failure analysis and regular plant inspections
  • Clean, maintain and repair mechanical parts, components and equipment as directed by the Supervisor
  • Complete breakdown and preventive maintenance work orders, create subsequent notifications, and provide feedback on work performed
  • Maintenance Input into the reports for internal review
  • Maintenance site audits when required/ during site visits
  • Support the Project Managers on Adhoc site visits
  • Maintenance input into for proposals outside of routine operations (tenders & RFQs)


Adhoc Maintenance Projects:

  • Support on the costing for the Projects
  • Input into the development of Project Plan
  • Placing of orders for all material required
  • Ensure all H&S requirements and documentation are in place
  • Undertaking of the maintenance as per project plan under the supervision of the Project Manager



  • Ensure quality and output targets for all projects are met
  • Ensure compliance with all H&S aspects within assigned base
  • Input into Development of systems to improve productivity and efficiencies
  • Weekly operational meeting/ feedback
  • Support on maintenance related costings


Your technical skills

  • Qualified Fitter and Turner
  • Valid trade test applicable
  • 1 to 3 years working as fitter
  • Drivers Licence
  • The following would be advantageous: 1 to 2 years’ experience in maintenance for water and wastewater

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