Artisan Mechanical Fitter Gr 2 (115882)



Ref No: 115882

Closing Date: 06 February 2023

Org Structure No: 65008479

OME: Energy Operations

Business Unit: Energy Ops – Secunda Operations,Powerstation,Steam B

City / Town: Secunda


Although this position is advertised as Spec Artisan Mechanical Fitter, the position can be filled at the required Artisan Mechanical Fitter grade according to the Artisan Mechanical Fitter career guide.


Short Description / Purpose of Job

An Artisan supports production by providing effective equipment maintenance and reliability while adhering to procedures/codes, and utilising all available support resources to increase stability and maintain sustainability of the plant


Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities


Proven competence in pre-identified areas per discipline of the plant/mine/equipment/systems

Understand and use the plant maintenance documentation system

Understand planning work management system

Relevant plant/mine specific/basic process knowledge (defined per discipline)

Compliance of Safety Management Systems e.g. IMS, MBO, etc.

Able to apply emergency procedures

Read, interpret, and implement task risk assessment

Hazard identification/task risk assessments

Participates in daily morning meetings to discuss work assignments

Support the goals and vision of the business by meeting deadlines

Provides adequate feedback to supervisor on work progress

Participates in root cause analyses, and provides feedback to RCA teams

Participates in risk assessments according to legislation and company requirements to improve safety

Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to waste disposal procedures

Share knowledge with junior artisans in known environment/context

Participates in quarterly performance appraisal with group leader to improve personal development

Identifies personal training and development needs, and incorporates into PDP with group leader’s approval

Lead by example (walks the talk)

Assists with the development of works instructions to develop a higher level of staff competency

Take the lead in team efforts/tasks

Able to act as group leader (if appropriate to career path)

Contribute to overall maintenance strategy and direction

Mentor learners/artisans informally

Conducts My IMS (physical inspections to maintain and improve plant sustainability)

Work effectively in a team

Attends and interacts in PDAs and RCAs to improve plant safety and stability

Provides adequate feedback to group leader or planning officer on work progress

Ensures the correct history feedback is captured to improve renewals/ upgrades and critical spares are replaced

Gives input at “toolbox talks” to improve plant safety

Have understanding and knowledge of rotating equipment experience, were one should be able to performance all maintenance on those equipment’s

Balancing knowledge and experience including application thereof

Laser and Dial Gauge Knowledge and experience including application thereof

Must be able to read and use all measuring equipment and tools within tolerance

Have beginner knowledge of tribology and condition monitoring of rotating equipment

Must be able to draft and participate in Quality Control drafting and implementation


Formal Education

Mechanical Fitter Trade Certificate NQF 4 (Red seal preferable)

N6 Mechanical Fitter will be an added advantage

Matric with maths and physical science


Min Experience

0 to 5 relevant years

The position will be filled in line with the relevant approved MSP career guide



Execution capability: The underlying ability to execute a strategy/project or day to day work

Problem Solving: Is a step-by-step process of defining a problem, searching for information, and testing a series of solutions until the problem is solved. In involves critical thinking, analysis and persistence.

Self-Mastery: Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting



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