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Exxaro Millwright

Exxaro Millwright

Exxaro invites qualifying candidates to apply for an opening post  Exxaro Millwright based in Leeuwpan.


  • Vacancy for: Millwright x2
  • Vacancy Number: P40076916 & P40076953
  • Business Unit: Leeuwpan
  • Section: Engineering
  • Physical Location: Leeuwpan

Closing Date: 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Kindly have it brought under the attention of all employees under your supervision that applications are awaited for the above position. This position will be based at Leeuwpan.



  • To perform maintenance tasks on infrastructure and equipment in a Pyro-metallurgical plant.


  • Trade: Millwright – MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)
  • N3: Engineering Relevant Trade (Essential/ Minimum)
  • Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/ Minimum)


  • Name Proficiency Importance Involvement
  • Applicable technical and maintenance experience within a heavy industry, production, mining and pyro-metallurgical environment.
  • 2-3 years
  • Essential/Minimum Operational


  • Pub Driv Lic:Code B Essential/Minimum Medium Voltage Switching
  • Essential/Minimum Psychometric Assessment Essential/Minimum Competence: Core
  • MQA Modules Assessments Essential/Minimum Competence: On the Job MQA
  • Modules Asses Essential/Minimum Certificate of Fitness Essential/Minimum


The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:

  • Administration and Support Services
  • Receive, complete and return job cards
  • Compliance, Governance and Assurance
  • Ensure compliance to applicable statutory OHS/MHS – Acts, regulations and prescriptive
  • Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
  • Ensure equipment are maintained to maximum performance according to specifications of instruction manuals and train support personnel accordingly
  • Maintain programming of circuits, panels, PLC’s, motherboards and relevant equipment according to workshop manuals and instructions.
  • Equipment Control and Maintenance
  • Inspect and repair assets/equipment and surrounding infrastructure
  • Conduct condition monitoring, testing, fault finding and problem solving
  • Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
  • Assume responsibility for maintenance/new installations and maintain records
  • Maintain relevant equipment including medium frequency invertors,furnace melt managers and refractory lining monitoring equipment installation
  • Safe operation and control of medium to high voltage switchgear.


  • Inspect all tools/equipment/instruments prior to use
  • Inspect all vehicles/machines/mechanical equipment to identify defects
  • Report defects immediately
  • Carry out inspection according to a specific schedule to repair identified defects.
  • Safe and Healthy Work Environment
  • Adhere to all health/safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis
  • Address all unsafe practices, potential hazardous situations and rectify/report to superior
  • Comply with SHEC and technical requirements
  • Wear applicable PPE at all times
  • Complete HIRA on work being performed
  • Attend safety meetings
  • Responsible for safekeeping and maintenance of own PPE. Skills Management
  • Transfer knowledge and give guidance to artisan aides and trainees to improve their skills.
  • Co-ordinate maintenance with the operators during stoppages and keep downtime to a minimum
  • Technical Support
  • Plan and order parts to minimize production delays due to tool, equipment and instrument failure

How To Apply

To apply send your recently updated CV and certified copies of qualifications to e-mail: on or before 2017.09.14 at 16:00.

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

Contact Person: Mmotsi Nkhambula




Updated: September 13, 2017 — 6:15 pm

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