Maintenance Fitter Required: Tharisa Minerals – South Africa

Maintenance Fitter

Job Responsibilities and Duties

The responsibility of the candidate will be to oversee the equipment being used in the manufacturing environment at METQ. Put a maintenance plan together of the equipment he will oversee and maintain and ensure a good and sound working function of the equipment. He will be involved in the upgrade of the working areas as far as safety is concern within his responsibility and referring to his role as Maintenance fitter. Involve in general maintenance.

Job Role

Interpreting drawings, diagrams and specifications and determining suitable materials and sequence of operations.

Checking fabricated and assembled parts for fit and finish, tolerances and accuracy using precision measuring tools.

Using machinery and tools to form raw materials into finished products by cutting, pressing, grinding, planning, boring and drilling.

Performing routine maintenance of machines and tools, and diagnosing and repairing faults.

Use oxy, electric, TIG and MIG welding techniques and machining processes to replace and repair parts.

Preparing patterns for casting and cutting.

Cutting, threading, bending and installing pipes and lines for hydraulic components.

Following safety protocols.


Grade 12 and Minimum N2 Certificate

Relevant Fitting and Machining/Turning Technical Qualifications: Red sealed Engineering Trade certificate or SAQA Verified Trade Certificate);

Studying towards N6 National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering would be advantageous;

Sound knowledge in Crusher and Milling plants

Minimum of 3 to 5 years solid experience in a Manufacturing and Mining environment as a Maintenance Fitter

Valid driving license

Inherent requirement

Must be medically fit. 

Closing Date: 24 November 2023

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Market Related

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