Auto Electrician - Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, Limpopo

  • Limpopo
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited on Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Reference: 1581309
  • Apply before Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying potential hazardous areas, activities and conditions and taking the necessary precautionary and corrective measures immediately.
  • Ensuring that SHEQ standards are maintained in the area of responsibility.
  • Performing maintenance tasks as assigned by the coordinator during a shift.
  • Daily reporting on equipment maintenance status, stock levels and workshop infrastructure status.
  • Operation of any associated equipment when required.
  • Ensuring sufficient consumables, accessories and supplies are on hand.
  • Willingness to work shifts and to work on Surface and Underground
  • Assisting other artisans.

Candidate Requirements

Intrinsic Qualities:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent hands on knowledge of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Ability to listen and act accordingly.
  • Have  an ability to rewire the TMM as per OEM Standard
  • Ability to plan ahead.
  • Good understanding of electrical drawings and symbols.
  • Ability to perform under pressure without compromising safety.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified Auto Electrical  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in heavy mobile equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s licence.
  • Experience on Fermel Utility Vehicle, will be advantageous.
  • Must be able to work with SIS./ET
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About Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.

Palabora has been operational since its incorporation in 1956 and is the country's major producer of refined copper, producing approximately 45 000 tonnages of copper per annum. Palabora Copper is South Africa's sole producer of refined copper, which it supplies mainly to the local market and export the balance. Whilst copper forms the base-load of its business, Palabora also mines and exports other by-products such as Magnetite, Vermiculite Sulphuric acid, anode slimes and nickel sulphate.

More than a mine
Located directly adjacent to the world-renowned eco-tourism attraction, the Kruger National Park, Palabora coordinates several onsite wildlife management and cultural heritage programmes as part of its ongoing sustainability drive. The company also collaborates closely with various communities in the Ba-Phalaborwa district to boost economic development and alleviate poverty.