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City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 13 July


  • Description

  • As an Artisan Rigger you will be responsible to maintain equipment according to sound engineering practice and equipment specifications, as well as conducting any rigging task as might be required within any section of the underground including surface. Maintain, install and commissioning of the machinery and equipment to an agreed standard in the area of responsibility

    Our dedication to quality and high performance extends to our workforce, so we seek talented, ambitious people who will thrive in an environment which fosters individuality, inclusivity and creativity. If you like the idea of challenging and stimulating work in a diverse team, we'd like to hear from you.

    Job Description
    Plan activities in accordance with production schedules and allocate resources as required
    Attend to breakdowns and emergencies as required
    Inspect, diagnose and perform trade-related maintenance
    Maintain lifting equipment (Incl. winder ropes and attachments as may be required)
    Perform rigging and heavy lifting work diverse settings
    Exercise judgment with regards to replacement of components
    Work in Sequence that prioritises work requirements
    Conducts and participate in Risk assessments
    Communicate process information and changes to relevant stakeholder to minimise production delays
    Ensure proper and adequate on the job training and coaching is provided to subordinates

    Grade 12 / Std 10 / relevant National NQF4 level qualification, with Mathematics and Physical Science
    Relevant Trade Certificate (Rigging)
    Additional requirements:

    Valid driver’s License code B
    Medical Certificate of Fitness to work underground which would include Heat Tolerance Testing
    The post is dependent on the successful completion of the Company’s pre-employment protocol such as qualifications verification, relevant psychometric assessments and a clear security clearance
    Role-specific knowledge and experience:

    Previous Rigging experience essential of which a minimum of 2 years should have been in an underground mine
    Experience in double drum winders and splicing steel ropes would be advantageous
    General mining rigging experience
    Be prepared to work shifts, do standby duties, call-outs, and work overtime
    May be required to rotate to the Shafts and Winders section to meet operational requirements

  • Number of vacancies: 100
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Driver's license: C1
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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