Field Technician: Industrial Equipment - Isilumko Staffing (JHB), Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: R1 000.00 Per Month Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Automotive
  • Posted by Isilumko Staffing (JHB) on Friday, January 11, 2019
  • Reference: EIEJS
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 51 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Isilumko Staffing (JHB)





The purpose of this position is to maintain, service and repair material handling equipment, systems and products on company premises in a timely and cost-effective manner so that customer and company requirements are met; maintaining of vehicle records.

Key Performance Areas: (Essential Duties & Responsibilities)

To perform this job successfully, the appointed individual must be able to perform each essential duty / key performance area satisfactorily. This list of key performance areas is not exhaustive and may be changed / supplemented to accommodate business needs from time to time:

·        Servicing of material handling equipment and maintaining forklift serviceability to specified

·         standards and according to set procedures by delivering quality service / maintenance.

·         Perform accurate diagnosis / troubleshooting in event of breakdown of equipment; communicate

·         what repairs are needed by advising customer and/or supervisor.

·         Maintains vehicle maintenance and operational data / history by updating and timeously

·         communication information that must go on record.

·         Provide complete customer satisfaction in a polite and professional manner.

·         Ensure proper communication between self, workshop staff (supervisor and controller) and

·         customer.

·         Ensure OHSACT requirements are met in all actions on company and client premises; maintains a

·         safe work environment by verifying vehicle safety device operations, following standards and

·         procedures and in general complying with legal regulation.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills Education / Training and Experience Requirement(s):

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education / training and

Experience required for this position:

·         Matric, Grade 12 or equivalent qualification

·         Qualified Diesel and/or Petrol Mechanic, plus experience with forklifts or similar material handling equipment; or Qualified Forklift Mechanic

·         Minimum of 5 years mechanical, hydraulic and electrical experience pertaining to forklifts

·         Forklift Drivers License

·         General working knowledge of auto electrical systems (ignition, starting, charging, illumination)

·         Excellent work ethic – honest, reliable, hardworking, dedicated and takes pride in work carried out

·         Highly developed prioritizing and multi-tasking skills; strong sense of urgency; problem solving and decision-making skills

·         Excellent communication skills with people at all levels in an organization

·         Dedication to service excellence in every aspect of work carried out; strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy

·         Excellent communication skills with people at all levels in an organization – must be able to

·         converse fluently and comfortably in English; must be able to read and write English

·         Ability to work with little or no supervision and still complete tasks timeously; enthusiastic, self-motivated and can use own initiative

·         Ability to understand and follow safety measures and precautions

·         Ability to interpret and apply technical information

·         Ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams, operations manuals and manufacturer’s


·         Ability to identify and correctly utilize relevant diagnostic equipment and specialized tools

·         Willingness and capability to continue learning and growing with new technology and models

·         Ability to receive constructive criticism, maintain work area in clean and orderly condition

·         Ability to understand and follow safety measures and precautions

·         Ability to function effectively in a group and add value to the team / environment

·         Ability to work under extreme pressure

·         Ability to manage own time – to work according to a schedule and complete set tasks in time

·         Must be of sober habits, have high energy levels and general good health – must be declared fit for physical performance requirements of these tasks - physically able to carry, lift, and move heavy objects; must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time; must be able to bend, stretch, twist and reach with body, arms and/or legs.

·         As this position is part of a team that service a specialized industry and client requirements are paramount to the success of their businesses and the partnership between our company and theirs

·         Candidates applying for this position must be able to do standby and work overtime as and when requested.


Required Skills

  • auto electrician
  • diesel mechanic
  • forklift license

Candidate Requirements

Recruitment Process:

·         Communication will only be with shortlisted candidates

·         Copies:  (no PDF CV’s) word CV + Docs as per minimum requirements + payslip + Driver’s license

·         Consultant:  Jino Swart Talent Acquisition Executive Isilumko Staffing



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About Isilumko Staffing (JHB)

Isilumko Staffing PTY (LTD), a South African based company, has two business divisions Isilumko Staffing and Isilumko Media. The company was founded in 1992 and has an established national infrastructure in all major business centres including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth & Bloemfontein.

Studentwise Publishing & Marketing (Pty) Ltd ("Studentwise P/L") was founded in 1993. At the outset, the company offered its clients flexible staffing services and solutions utilising a student labour pool to satisfy a temporary staffing need and has grown from that point.

The company has divided its focus into two separate divisions one being Isilumko Staffing and the other Isilumko Media. Both pull resources from the Studentwise student staffing pool for their respective clients needs.

The company's high-quality human capital is driven by an entrepreneurial culture placing a premium on innovation and embracing an informal yet professional style. The company's profit history is fostered by flat company structures, open communications and a non-hierarchical team ethos. The company is fortunate to have a long serving management team who compliment each other and operate well as a unit. With our vision and positioning we believe the company is uniquely positioned to continue strong growth