SANDVIK Is Hiring: Ground Engaging Tools (GET) Operative – South Africa

Closing Date: 10 February 2023

The Role

The purpose of this role is to maintain and extend the life of GET equipment according to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications and standards to ensure an effective performance contract through:

Machine availability
Effective customer relations
Safety, health, and environmental effectiveness
Key Responsibilities:

Conduct a drill rig evaluation to determine if drilling parameters (i.e. rotation, feed and air pressure) are aligned as required, alert the machine operator to adjust the parameters accordingly.
Inspect & test GET equipment as per OEM standards and specifications
Identify faults on the GET equipment and report them accordingly to your Supervisor for remedial action.
Perform scheduled maintenance or service on the hammers to extend equipment life
Analyse all Sandvik rock tools removed from the machines to determine cause of failure.
Complete or write out a failure analysis report for every rock tool product examined.
Conduct regular scrap analysis and ad hoc investigations, to determine reason/s for premature product failure and make recommendations to Supervisor as to how to minimise or prevent such in the future.

Your profile:

Grade 12/N3 Technical Qualification
GET Level 1 & 2 certificate of competence (advantageous)
English proficiency
Valid code 10 driver’s license
Physical and medical ability to function in a mining environment

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