Aveng: General Workers Opportunities

at Aveng
Location Kathu, South Africa
Date Posted August 26, 2020
Category General/Labour
Job Type Full-time


Closing Date 2020/09/04 Reference Number AVE200821-2 Job Title Workshop Foreman Operating Group Aveng: Mining Business Unit Moolmans Job Type Classification Permanent Reporting To (Job Title) Earthmoving Plant Foreman Location - Country South Africa Location - Province Northern Cape Location - Town / City Kathu Job Summary Statement Moolmans offers services across the mining value chain, from shaft sinking, underground development, contract mining and open cut mining, to construction of mine infrastructure. The operating group's experience spans a broad range of commodities and it has worked successfully in remote and challenging locations. JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Overseeing of the effective repair and maintenance of all Support Earthmoving Equipment (LDV’s, Drills, Dozers and Dump Trucks) on site with the least disruption to the site. Attempt to achieve maximum availability for each item of plant on site. Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: At least 3-5 years related work experience with supervisory experience. Apprenticeship (having served in a registered apprenticeship program and received a certificate of completion. Must have excellent knowledge of, and experience working on Heavy Earthmoving Equipment EXPERIENCE: At least 3-5 years’ related work experience (other jobs that prepared you for this job). Must have excellent knowledge of, and experience working on Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Duties & Responsibilities Adhere to organizational Safety and Quality requirements by complying with all PPE requirements as prescribed. Ensure compliance with organizational safety, health, environment and quality standards and procedures. Report any accident / incident immediately to the Line Manager. Liaise with Supervisors and relevant Managers on a daily basis; conduct tool inspections on a monthly basis; service according to Moolmans service card schedule; co-ordinate all daily services and ensure all support equipment and correct tooling are available to complete the service; service cards to be signed off on a daily basis; check tyre pressures on a daily basis and control all support equipment. Keep the history files and AMT updated daily; check and sign all service cards on items repaired; complete paperwork / component slips concerning repairs to units; check and agree daily plant income before it is processed. Sign and check all stores issues. Incorrect issues to be returned to store. Initiate all relevant disciplinary actions. Co-ordinate leave schedules of subordinate employees. Control staff and quality of work at all times. Responsible to control and discipline all subordinate employees. Physically involved in daily services and repairs. Plant Foreman responsible to hand over shift to the next foreman. Control oil consumption at all times and submits oil consumption report to the Plant Manager at the morning meetings. Daily liaising with the Production foreman regarding plant availability. Follow up on breakdowns as a matter of urgency. General tidiness and good housekeeping of workshop and other areas of responsibility. Inform production of any machine abuse and condition of pit floors. Inform Production Manager timeously if the service / repairs are not completed in the scheduled time. Comply with ISO 9002 standards. Minimize fleet down time and treat with sense of urgency. Perform such other duties of a similar or related matter that may be assigned by management from time to time. Knowledge Skills & Abilities Strong mechanical and technical skills Sound knowledge of service and maintenance on Earth Moving Equipment Strong supervisory and leadership skills Strong housekeeping and Administration skills Behavioural Competencies Planning and Organizing Responsible with a strong sense of urgency Working with people Leading and supervising Coping with pressure and setbacks Must be a mature self-motivated and well-disciplined person of sober habits Must be a team player and work well with peers and supervisors Stress tolerance Promote a high safety standard