Weir Group is recruiting for Technician Assistant position

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in carrying out repairs and maintenance on Weir equipment on customer sites and in the Service Centre workshop.

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Rustenburg

Why choose Weir:

Be part of a global organisation dedicated to building a better future: At Weir, the growing world depends on us. It depends on us constantly reinventing, quickly adapting and continually finding better, faster, more sustainable ways to access the resources it needs to thrive. And it depends on each of us doing the best work of our lives. It’s a big challenge – but it is exciting.

An opportunity to grow your own way: Everything moves fast in the dynamic world of Weir. This creates opportunities for us to take on new challenges, explore new areas, learn, progress and excel. Best of all, there is no set path that our people must take. Instead, everyone is given the support and freedom to tailor-make their own career and do the best work of their lives.

Feel empowered to be yourself and belong: Weir is a welcoming, inclusive place, where each individual’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We continually focus on people and their wellbeing. We believe in fairness and choose to be honest, transparent and authentic in everything we do.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety First: Demonstrate 100% commitment to our zero harm behaviors in support of our drive towards developing a world class safety culture.  Adhere to all Safety Health Environment (SHE) and housekeeping requirements at the branch and customer sites at all times.  Adhere to Duty of Care Policy at all times.  Keep contract packs up to date.

  • Service: Assist technicians with carrying out maintenance, repairs, inspections and overhauling on Weir Minerals equipment on customer sites or in the service centre, including assistance with installation and commissioning of pumps and other Weir Minerals products.  General assistance as and when required, including cleaning/prepping of parts, spray painting. Dismantling of pumps and bearing assemblies.  Load and unload trucks and assist with delivery of spares when required.
  • Customer support:  Ability to identify solutions to improve equipment or processes on and off sites

Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 / N3 Certificate or any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for candidates that have the ability to perform the objectives above

  • Technical knowledge/experience in minerals processing plants will be advantageous
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in the use of hand tools
  • Clear communication at all levels
  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to read technical drawings advantageous
  • Ability to solve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Customer focused

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