Protea Chemicals: Learnership Programme 2019/2020

CLOSING DATE: 2019/08/07

Maintenance Artisan - Jacobs (190730-2) - Protea Chemicals
Job Title Maintenance Artisan – Jacobs
Company Protea Chemicals a division of Omnia
Location – Town / City Durban
Location – Province KwaZulu-Natal
Location – Country South Africa
Overview To assist with maintenance activities on the functional Protea Chemicals Jacobs sites (Quality Street and Lerwick Rd ). Ensure compliance to legislation of equipment and installation onsite, and to ensure safe delivery of products to customer sites. Following processes, systems and maintenance initiatives with focus on safety, people, and environment as well as liaising with relevant stake holders to ensure uninterrupted, cost effective operations.
Qualifications 1. Matric Certificate or relevant (minimum)
2. Mechanical Engineering or Electrical engineering advantageous but not essential
Experience 1. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Production/ Maintenance environment.
2. Ability to work under limited supervision
Duties 1. Carry out plant repairs, pipe fittings, fabrications as described on job cards or works orders.
2. Running a preventative maintenance program that will minimize service repairs in the long run

3. Makes recommendations for continuous improvements

4. Ensure that the company safety rules and regulations are adhered.

5. Participate in planning and organizing of maintenance schedules in line with business directive and is happening in a cost effective way

6. Ensure that the stop the drip project and other plant projects are sustained and improved.

7. Ensure that the emergency repairs as part of the day to day operation are attended and resolved.

8. Supervise and issue permit to work to contractors.

9. Conduct inspections and develop weekly maintenance planning and assist in upgrading of plant systems.

10. Ensure maintenance critical spares are always available.

11. Update maintenance record file and ensure it is up to date

12. Compile and track maintenance plan vs actual ensure 90% target.

13. Ensure and maintains good housekeeping in your areas of responsibility target > 85%

14. Obey any legal and lawful instruction.

15. Abides by Company SHE and Quality Procedures, maintaining good standards of housekeeping in Operations departments.

Job Competencies 1. Qualified and skilled Maintenance Artisan with Trade test certificate from accredited body is essential
2. Good interpersonal skills
3. Excellent understanding of engineering principles
4. Knowledge of plastic and steel welding is essential.
5. Knowledge of brick laying and plumbing is advantageous
6. Proactively seeks improvement, is a solution provider and a problem solver.
General It may be necessary for you to perform duties which are over and above your general responsibilities. These tasks will be reasonable and will fall within your skills and capabilities. Only online applications will be accepted.

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