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Qualified Fitter wanted urgently: APPLY HERE

Epping, Western Cape

SA Metal Group is South Africa’s oldest and largest metal recycling company, and proudly turns 100 years old in 2019. The Group purchases and processes all forms of ferrous metals (steel and others) and non-ferrous metals (aluminum, copper and others) from industrial enterprises, scrap metal dealers and private individuals. Our processing facilities are located in and around Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Job description:

The Engineering Department currently has a vacancy for a hardworking, dedicated individual to join their team in the Fitters department. The duties and responsibilities will include:

Conducting mechanical inspections on all production machinery when required
Compliance and adherence to the Company in-house maintenance program and procedures
Responsible for conducting routine planned and preventative maintenance
Hydraulic systems (leaks repairs, Filter change-outs)
Conveyor belts, drives, pulleys and replacement of rollers
Lubrication tasks
V-belts replacements
General housekeeping
Attend breakdowns when required on all Production machinery
Fault finding on hydraulic systems
Assembly and pressure testing of hydraulic cylinders
Servicing of various hydraulic components
Provide coaching to semi-skilled staff
Adhering to the regulations as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Qualifying Criteria:

Qualified Fitter Artisan (Red Seal certification)
Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
Minimum 4 years’ experience in as a Qualified Fitter in a heavy industry environment
Must be physical fit and able to work at heights
Strong Hydraulic background will be an advantage

Qualifying Attributes:

Must be able to work with minimum supervision
Basic computer proficiency
Ability to work independently as well as in a team
Good communication skills
Self-motivated and results orientated
Must have sober habits
Enjoy practical and manual work & be able to work in a pressurized environment
Attention to detail
Willingness to work overtime when required
Must be a team player
Sound understanding of an array of tools and technical equipment
Other Information:

Reporting to:

Fitters Supervisor & Engineering Manager

Job type:

Permanent position

Benefits include

· Provident fund

· Life cover

· Funeral cover

· 15 x paid leave days per annum

· Long service leave after five years of employment

Standard hours

07h30–17h00: Monday – Thursday

07h30–16h00: Friday

May be required to work overtime as per operational requirements

Job Type: Full-time

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