Construction Plant Operators X11 – Rand Water

Job Advert Summary

Rand Water has vacancies for Construction Plant Operators (X11), who will be responsible for operating Rand Water’s fleet of construction plant equipment. The position will be based at Emhlangeni Pipelines.

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 (Matric/Standard 10) • Four (4) years’ experience in operating earth moving and construction equipment. • Experience in driving and operating heavy vehicles, tipper trucks and vehicle mounted cranes, crawler cranes and mobile cranes

Primary Duties

• Responsible for and operating earthmoving and construction equipment • Completion of daily safety checklist, logbooks and defects • Driving of heavy commercial vehicles


• Safety knowledge of mechanical equipment • Knowledge of cranes and construction equipment


• Sound driving skills • Communication (Verbal and Written)


• Customer service orientation • Team work • Performance driven

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AVI Fitter

Company Profile

An opportunity has become available for a Fitter to join the Snackworks team at our Rosslyn (Pretoria North) Factory. The role will report directly to the Foreman and be responsible for ensuring planned and preventative maintenance will be carried out, as well as breakdown repair work on plant equipment. Experience of welding and cutting equipment essential and experience working with boilers and compressors would be highly advantageous.

Duties and Responsibilities

Carry out breakdown repair work on all plant and equipment Carry out planned and preventative maintenance schedules as required on process and services equipment Perform planned shutdown work on plant and ancillary equipment Complete root cause and failure analysis on prolonged and repeated breakdowns Provide expert advice and problem-solving technique to fellow workers Record all maintenance data (downtime, spares, and improvement recommendations) on Shopware CMMS Continuously adhere to and engage in safe working practices Adhere to the company safety policy


Planning and organising Delivering results Meeting customer expectations Working with people Coping with pressure and setbacks

Experience Required

A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Fitter gained in the FMCG/Manufacturing environment FMCG Plant Maintenance experience Welding and cutting experience required

Minimum Qualifications Required

Trade tested as a Fitter at an Accredited Training Facility N4 Fitter- Mechanical Trade Theory in Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge Required

Must be computer literate and proficient with Windows and Office software incl. Word, and Excel Excellent Fault Finding Abilities Knowledge of CMMS system or similar (SAP, Pragma, etc.) QMS, HACCP and GMP knowledge advantageous Machining knowledge Knowledge of boilers and compressors advantageous

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Pipe Fitter AVI

I&J is a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. For more than 100 years, I&J has been a trusted name in seafood – it operates a modern and efficient fleet and continues to train and develop experienced fishing crews committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ARTISAN – PIPE FITTER at I&J, Cape Town Fishing, Cape Town. The purpose of this role is to Maintain and modify, install and repair pipe fitting and machinery where necessary. May inspect plant or production area and report faults to the Artisan Foreman to assist in scheduling maintenance or repairs as required to minimize loss of production. May be an Artisan in more than one trade e.g. welder, fitter, boilermaker, electrical/mechanical.

Preventative maintenance activities Engineering out maintenance (Try and reduce cost and down time) Standby duties may be implemented from time to time Execute maintenance strategies Schedule compliance with job cards etc. manually completed Execute jobs allocated via job cards during shutdown Report on defective or machinery that requires attention to avoid massive costs Cost control management of materials, time and labour Skills transfer, supervision-(if required on adhoc basis) Compliance to own training matrix Adherence to PDP Risk management performed for every job (risk assessments and critical equipment) LWDR- lost work day rate (Management of lost of work, ensure kept extremely to the minimum) Ensure compliance to lock out procedure and permit to work

Learning and Researching Creating and Innovating Formulating Strategies and Concepts Delivering results and meeting customer expectations Following instructions and procedures Working with people

Minimum 3 years’ industry experience after trade test completed Experience within Marine industry

Grade 12 NQF level 4 or equivalent Trade Test Pipe Fitting

Root Cause Analysis

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Millwright Artisan

Uplift your career and transform your future into success with an employer who constantly strives for excellence! You will be responsible for providing guidance and advice on mechanical / electrical equipment, performing fault finding and corrective responses to electrical / mechanical failure modes as well as knowledge transfer.

Take part in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions and clarifying work required.

  • A minimum of 2 – 5 years post apprenticeship experience in an FMCG environment, with strong mechanical and electrical maintenance exposure on boilers, compressors, chillers, water treatment plants is desirable.
  • An N6 / N5 / N4 Engineering plus a Trade Test Millwright is essential

Backed and supported by a company with over 30 years in the recruitment industry, Extraordinary Futures International was established to fill a specific need within niche recruitment markets that require dedicated focus and intensive research, so we concentrate exclusively on placing high calibre and qualified candidates with reputable companies

Call a Talent Acquisition Consultant at Extraordinary Futures International today for a confidential discussion about your next career move.

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Rand Water Pipeline Technologist Consultant

Rand Water is looking for a Consultant Pipeline Technologist at the Head Office in Glenvista, Johannesburg South. The role of the incumbent is the management of the output of the Pipeline Design Team to execute the pipeline engineering design function within the Design Office; this includes the execution of the pipeline design function, co-ordination, integration and approval of design output relating to all the Strategic Asset Requirements for the organization.

• Formal Degree in Civil Engineering or a BTech in Civil Engineering • Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa • 6 -10 years applicable post graduate experience with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in the design of large diameter steel bulk water pipelines and related structures, three years construction experience • Liaison and effective communication with other departments and stakeholders in the industry

• Direct, manage and develop engineers/ technologists/ technicians/ draughting personnel within the Pipeline Engineering Design Team in the Design Office, including the reviewing of team outputs for technical accuracy, adequacy, and compliance with set pipeline or civil design standards and organizational procedures • Manage the interface with other engineering design disciplines (mechanical, civil, electrical, process, architectural and automation), consultants, asset engineers/managers, project teams, and contractors to accomplish completely integrated pipeline designs • Review and improve pipeline design standards and procedures conjunction with the Pipeline Asset Management Section • Keep abreast with the latest developments in the fields of pipelines engineering and formulating new guidelines and standards to reflect the latest trends with Pipeline Asset Management Section • In conjunction with the survey, GIS section assist in the route section of the steel pipelines • Undertake hydraulic design for pumping and gravity pipelines ranging from 600mm-3500mm in diameter including suction and delivery headers • Produce longitudinal section drawings based on hydraulic analysis • Perform the pipeline selection of materials for the steel grade, lining and coating system and the backfilling material. • Must have understanding of cathodic protection system and its impact to pipeline design • Structural pipeline design:- analyze the pipe to soil system: design loads, deflections, pipe buckling • Design of all pipe specials such as bends, miters and compensation plates • Sizing of air valve and scour pipes • Design of pipeline structures: valve chambers for housing air, isolating, reflux and scour valves. • Compilation of contract document made up design criteria, design reports , specifications, bills of quantities, drawings and relevant standards • Conduct/participate in scoping meetings, detailed design reviews, hazard and operability studies and present scopes / designs to the Design Review Committee / site personnel

• Bulk Pipeline design and hydraulic modeling • Knowledge of the applicable design standards e.g. AWWA, SANS,PD 5000, BS EN 13445, BS EN 1295 • Ability to interpret geotechnical recommendations into designs • Design of pipeline structures such as valve chambers, etc. • Basic AutoCAD and design softwares (Civil 3D, TechnoCAD /IDAS/PipeMaker) • Must have understanding of Cathodic Protection System and its impact to pipeline design • Air Valve and scour valve sizing

• Strong leadership skills • Good communication skills • Problem solving • Conflict management • Report writing skills • Punctuality and accuracy in the execution of projects

• Conceptual thinking • Ability to pay attention to detail • Quality orientated • Deadline orientated • Customer focused • Self-motivated • Proactive

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Petra Diamonds: Fitter

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s

leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of

the largest independent diamond groups by
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for
this role – an individual that clearly outshines
his/her peers:

| Blue Diamond Mines Pty Ltd – t/a Koffiefontein Diamond Mine

Fi tter (1 2-mo nth F ixed T erm C ontra ct) – Intern al & E xtern al

Koffiefontein Diamond Mine is based in the town of Koffiefontein, located 100km from Kimberley and 136km from Bloemfontein.

Job Grade: C2T Reference Nr: KOFF338

JOB DESCRIPTION: Maintain equipment according to sound engineering practice and equipment specifications.


Diagnose faults and perform maintenance of machines 

Do quality control of spares and equipment 

Assemble and fit fabricated parts into equipment using precisions measuring instruments 

Form metal and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools 

Responsible for the management of consumable stock levels (amongst others, spares and hydro carbons) 

Participate in planning shutdowns, resources, tools and spares relevant to the shutdown activities 

Service equipment for optimal availability and performance 

Repair and replace worn and defective parts and reassemble mechanical components, referring to service manuals 

Responsible for attending to machinery breakdowns 

Perform risk assessments (Activity based and Mini) 

Responsible for cutting, theorizing, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines 

Responsible for erecting machines and equipment on-site 

Responsible for the overhauling and repairing of mechanical parts and fluid power equipment 

Study drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings to
achieve specified tolerances 

Responsible for trade related administration 

Conduct on-the-job training for allocated apprentices


Grade 10 

N2 National Certificate 

Fitter Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and/or apprenticeship** 

3 years post Apprenticeship/Qualification experience as a Fitter 

Valid Drivers’ License


Grade 12

Computer Literate

** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the
following: Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical
training centre (e.g. Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks). Should these documents not be submitted, the application will not be
considered. Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.


Able to communicate in English (written & verbal) 

Analytical thinking; Attention to detail; Accuracy; Planning; Problem solving; Reliability; Pro-active

Koffiefontein Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with
the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security
clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the
successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area
of Letsemeng / Xhariep District Municipalities (proof of residence may be requested).

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an authorised Internal Application Form, your résumé, qualifications and ID when

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Civil Designer Employment Opportunity

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Technical Design Ability – Completes technical design work using relevant design methods, Client and Corporate standards and specifications and data in line with Project requirements.
  • Produces final Smartplant 3D civil models for earthworks, piling, foundations, superstructure, underground services, paving and buildings in accordance with engineering design sketches as provided by the Civil Engineering group.
  • Produces final Smartplant 3D structural models for pipe-racks and pipe support steelwork, equipment support and access structures, vertical vessel circular access platforms and buildings in accordance with engineering design sketches as provided by the Civil Engineering group.
  • Produces final civil deliverable drawings i.e. earthworks, piling, foundations, superstructures, underground services, paving and buildings inclusive of reinforcement detailing and reinforcement bending schedules where applicable. Drawings to be produced utilizing design sketches as provided by Civil Engineering group and extracted views from the 3D model. All drawings to be produced in accordance with client, corporate and national standards, specifications and procedures as applicable.
  • Produces final structural deliverable drawings i.e. pipe racks and pipe support steelwork, equipment support and access structures, vertical vessel circular access platforms and buildings. Drawings to be produced utilizing design sketches as provided by Civil Engineering group and extracted views from the 3D model. All drawings to be produced in accordance with client, corporate and national standards, specifications and procedures as applicable.
  • Reviews civil and structural clash reports and resolve clashes for areas of responsibility.
  • May fulfil function of Lead Designer on projects.
  • Assumes role of civil and structural checker as and when the need arises.
  • Receives engineering design information and instructions from Principal / Lead Civil Designer as applicable.
  • Leases with respective Civil Engineer on engineering related issues.
  • Leases with allocated Civil Checker.
  • Leases with lead, senior designers and designers from Piping, Electrical, Instrumentation, Vessels and Mechanical group as necessary.


  • National Civil Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bentley Microstation 3D CAD software package experience version 8 or later.
  • 3 years minimum related industry experience in Civil and/or Structural draughting
  • Intergraph Smartplant 3D Structural modelling software package experience

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Mechanical Technician

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Mechanical, or Mechatronics Technology Courses (undergraduate) or proven experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a skilled on complex equipment and data collection system
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently under general supervision
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Office and SAP)



  • Under general supervision, maintains, diagnoses and repairs a variety of equipment including; diesel engines, transmissions, drive train components, winches, high pressure pumps, centrifugal pumps, sand conveyor systems, air compressors, microprocessor controls, electro-mechanical equipment, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, mobile/overhead cranes, wellhead attachments and pressure equipment, gearboxes, PTO’s, generators, chemical metering systems, 12/24v electrical systems, equipment cabs and controls, chassis and suspension, rims, tires and wheels, forklifts, A/C systems, and a variety of other energy services equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring duties are performed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.
  • Perform preventive/predictive maintenance procedures on Company equipment
  • Performs inspections required by the company, and government entities
  • Perform basic troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Performs own work and aid others as directed
  • Maintain accurate and timely paperwork
  • Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations
  • Promotes Quality and Safety awareness, Environmental consciousness. Ensures compliance with Quality and Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) standards, practices and guidelines
  • Perform risk analysis to identify, correct, and report potential hazards
  • Travel to remote locations, to work extended irregular work hours and in extreme weather conditions

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Temp Shift Process Artisan Employment Opportunity





Isando, Gauteng, South Africa



The Beverage Company is a large manufacturing company in the Carbonated Soft Drinks industry. The Group has a national footprint and focuses on quality products for the alternative beverage market.


Job Functions




Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Food & Beverages



    • The role of the Shift Process Artisan is to ensure compliance with all legal statutory requirement within the Engineering Department (Production line and Utilities), effective actioning of all engineering breakdowns and maintenance/repair. Compliance with safety standards and guidelines and drive a safety culture and ensure safety in the workplace.
    • Responsible for line walkabouts on shift, monitoring down time and checking PIMS and POMS at each machine. Taking corrective measures for any out of controls
    • First line attendance and responsibility for all breakdowns on his line relating to his trade. He must present throughout the breakdown until it is solved
    • Shift PA to cover for oncoming PA if not at work until such time as the TL makes alternative arrangements (shift PA’s must have own transport)
    • Audits on area of responsibility for your line and report this on Friday mornings in the Level 2 morning meetings
    • Attending morning shift MDT meetings and reporting on handovers and problems areas, i.e. attend the technical morning meetings (downtime – reconciliation meeting) with their respective lines and also give feedback on PIMS and POMS findings for the previous 24 hours. Include discussion on wear related issues through audits
    • Reporting on PIMS and POMS to the MDT morning meetings and communication books
    • Assisting other lines with breakdowns relating to his trade if requested.
    • Assisting with relief on the lines – operators lunch relief and TL annual / sick leave
    • Take the “A” for change over’s on the lines
    • Assisting Shift Supervisors with line logistics
    • Assist and aid standby personnel on callouts
    • Investigation and reporting of 1st level problem solving on all breakdowns and failures. Problem elevation and assistance must only take place once level one problem solving has been attempted
    • Completing and EWO / Notifications “ZBD’s” for each breakdown related stoppage in SHOPWARE. Two minute triggers must be adhered to and each incident must be complete meeting all quality requirements and feedback (trigger for EWO = Two minutes, complete all fields on the EWO card and document as much information as you can to enable the day shift / engineering teams to investigate further and put proper loop closure in place to prevent the breakdown from re-occurring)
    • Be familiar with all the spares lists on his line and liaise with the specialists so that spares can be found after hours and in the stores. Call MC or relevant specialist if not sure
    • Completion of running and non-running schedules on shift with quality feedback
    • Assist with maintenance package reviews
    • Assist with cleaning schedule reviews
    • Do isolation and lock-out of line equipment prior to maintenance
    • Execute the assist MAS’s with PM and CM work orders according to maintenance plan
    • Execute autonomous maintenance
    • Support maintenance activities on maintenance days
    • Assist with startup and commissioning of machines after maintenance
    • Direct support to day shift crews if requested
    • On shutdowns a machine or area will be allocated to the PA and he will do the maintenance for that area for that period
    • Support the NPD agenda and form part of the project teams by unit and assist with PAT (performance acceptance criteria) for new technology
    • Assist with operator coaching on NPD introduction and new technology introduction
    • Breakdowns – EWO’s raised, even if there is no downtime to the filler or by creating notifications for out of control processes on line
    • Strong Technical Problem – Solving ability.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Good verbal and communication skills.
    • Good self-management principles.
    • Strong orientation to results achievement.
    • Ability to adapt to and implement change effectively.
    • Strives for continuous improvement.
    • Demonstrate initiative and is a self-starter.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Demonstrates appropriate levels of assertiveness.
    • Good decision-making ability.
    • Excellent numerical and analytical ability.



    • Qualification and Experience required
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Millwright Trade
  • 7+ Years in Maintenance Environment
  • Good working experience on Microsoft Excel/Office.
  • Good ERP proficiency.
  • Strong knowledge of Asset care (RCM/TPM and/or other)
  • Conversant with the OHS Act.

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Fitter Vacancy at RCL FOODS

Job Description

RCL FOODS is seeking a Fitter to join our Consumer (Groceries) Division. The role will be based in Randfontein and report to the Maintenance Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for an experienced Fitter to manage the mechanical machine minders, ensure proactive maintenance, repair, and service equipment. RCL FOODS entrusts the successful incumbent to make operational and technical decisions that fall within the ambit of their responsibility as well as troubleshoot, fault find and maintain mechanical equipment that falls within scope of practice.

Duties & Responsibilities

Operational Maintenance: Utilise the skill matrix to assess the applicability of assignments based on individual skill sets. Plan and manage all planned maintenance, preventative schedules, work requests and break downs. Determine material, equipment, and supplies to be used and ensure that these are ordered and available at the work site Help plan and manage weekend mechanical maintenance tasks and projects. Use planned maintenance schedules to coordinate daily activities of machine minders and implement operational asset productivity and care through the planned maintenance strategy by noting and driving the resolution of maintenance issues with the machine minding team. Monitor, measure and report on engineering related down-time and general issues. Fault find on mechanical equipment to ascertain and repair faults to ensure production can continue. Attend to and resource mechanical breakdowns timeously in order to minimize production downtime. Conduct planned maintenance as per the job card schedule and sign off job once fully completed. Send job cards to the Maintenance Manager for record purposes. Budgeting and Administration: Manage the maintenance spend against budget through daily review of budget vs. actual financial reports. Provide input to the Maintenance Manager to co-create and commit to an appropriate engineering budget during the annual budgeting process. Authorize stores requisitions and provide initial sign off of invoices prior to submission to Maintenance Manager. Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure accurate reporting. Coordinate and sign off on the team’s submission of all required documentation to the Engineering Planner for inclusion in engineering information systems (On-key). Ensure that machine minders keep time cards and other routine records. Ensure that all maintenance certificates of compliance are appropriately issued and action taken according to the scheduled plan and that action and task lists are recorded by the planner. Project Management: Provide input to the Maintenance Manager on the feasibility of projects by analyzing technology, resource needs and market demands to assure project feasibility. Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that the requirements of internal customers are met and to prepare accurate project specifications. Assist to smoothly implement projects on time and within the agreed budget. SHEQ Implementation: Ensure Artisan assistants follow safety rules and regulations as per the Business’s safety plan. Ensure that security access points to the premises and BMS system are in good working condition. Report theft and dangers on the premises. Ensure mechanical safety equipment is in good working order (e.g. fire extinguishers) at all times. Guide the team to ensure that all legislative standards are achieved and timeous action is taken where required to ensure that there are no areas of noncompliance. Measure and manage sustainability practices within area of responsibility. Maintain and implement food safety standards. Stock Control: Complete a spares requisition once spares have been drawn from stores in order to have the buyer procure and replenish stock. Team Supervision: Manage the day to day activities and outputs of Artisan assistants across the shift. Train and mentor the team to improve performance and reduce down time. Utilize skills matrix to assess capability gaps within the artisan assistants’ team and develop a training plan in conjunction with the HR development specialist to address skills gaps. Be available on call out and work on weekends or when necessary to ensure optimal performance of the team and effective maintenance of equipment. Daily meetings with engineering staff and prepare inspection reports. Manage the Artisan assistants Perform work inspections and checks for completeness of tasks and compliance with legislation, SHEQ and in-house maintenance standards.

Minimum Requirements

Qualified Mechanical Artisan Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience Mechanical maintenance and fault finding Must have knowledge of mechanical maintenance, fault finding, machines and tools, including their design, uses and repair

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