Auto Electrician - Durban - #337074

Absolute Career Personnel


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time
Reference: PTA007318-Shell-1

Auto Electrician URGENTLY needed for a high end mining and earth moving equipment company based in Durban North. 
Responsibilities are as follows:


  • Diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul port equipment such as STS, RTG, Lift Cranes, Piling Rig, Drilling Rig, Heavy Duty Cycle Crane, etc.

  • Provision of on site support for planned and emergency repairs

  • Operate machine for test, inspection, diagnoses and trouble shoot.

  • Sets the positive example in punctuality and professional demeanour by respectful communication with all levels of staff, keeping work areas clean and orderly, and promoting safety regulations and all other company programs.

  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or modification to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturer’s specifications.

  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) spares and OEM repaired parts.

  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.

  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machines.

  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear using relevant measuring devices.

  • Read, understand, and interpret operating manuals, parts manuals, blueprints and technical drawings.

  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency and safe integrity of the machine.

  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications

  • Oversees the maintenance of quality standards through visual and mechanical inspection methods.

  • Promotes a safe work environment by following on site safety rules and ensuring the group and self-follow established safety procedures.

  • Oversees the handling and disposing of hazardous wastes, such as toner, oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, auto parts cleaner, and similar material.

  • Successfully complete factory authorized training.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Service Software (i.e. Sculi and Crane Management software).

  • Prepare for jobs by checking parts and documentation for accuracy and completeness and any possible required online safety courses (i.e. customer specific safety induction, MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training)).

  • Complete jobs independently with as little assistance from others as possible.

  • Assist customers with troubleshooting, part and machine related questions when needed.

  • Attends training sessions as required.

  • Maintains a minimum set of tools and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for job performance.

  • Cares and maintains company tools, machines and equipment.

  • Maintains a positive attitude and role model for the other employees to follow.

  • Maintains company service literature, and maintains a high awareness of technical changes.

  • Assumes the lead person position.

  • Trains and/or mentors others in department.

  • Refuses to carry out unsafe tasks in conflict with procedures or technical rules.

  • Follows the Field Service policy and the code of conduct.

  • Restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all field service equipment is compliant with health and Safety acts.


Email CV and trade test ASAP.

Auto Electrician URGENTLY needed for a high end mining and earth moving equipment company based in Durban North. 
Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul port equipment such as STS, RTG, Lift Cranes, Piling Rig, Drilling Rig, Heavy Duty Cycle Crane, etc.
  • Provision of on site support for planned and emergency repairs
  • Operate machine for test, inspection, diagnoses and trouble shoot.
  • Sets the positive example in punctuality and professional demeanour by respectful communication with all levels of staff, keeping work areas clean and orderly, and promoting safety regulations and all other company programs.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or modification to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) spares and OEM repaired parts.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machines.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear using relevant measuring devices.
  • Read, understand, and interpret operating manuals, parts manuals, blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency and safe integrity of the machine.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications
  • Oversees the maintenance of quality standards through visual and mechanical inspection methods.
  • Promotes a safe work environment by following on site safety rules and ensuring the group and self-follow established safety procedures.
  • Oversees the handling and disposing of hazardous wastes, such as toner, oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, auto parts cleaner, and similar material.
  • Successfully complete factory authorized training.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Service Software (i.e. Sculi and Crane Management software).
  • Prepare for jobs by checking parts and documentation for accuracy and completeness and any possible required online safety courses (i.e. customer specific safety induction, MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training)).
  • Complete jobs independently with as little assistance from others as possible.
  • Assist customers with troubleshooting, part and machine related questions when needed.
  • Attends training sessions as required.
  • Maintains a minimum set of tools and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for job performance.
  • Cares and maintains company tools, machines and equipment.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and role model for the other employees to follow.
  • Maintains company service literature, and maintains a high awareness of technical changes.
  • Assumes the lead person position.
  • Trains and/or mentors others in department.
  • Refuses to carry out unsafe tasks in conflict with procedures or technical rules.
  • Follows the Field Service policy and the code of conduct.
  • Restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all field service equipment is compliant with health and Safety acts.
Email CV and trade test ASAP.

R 25 000 - R 30 000 - Monthly

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