Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd: Technician

at Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd (view profile)
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted February 4, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Internship


Company Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd Reference # TECHNICIAN Published 04/02/2021 Contract Type Contract 12 Months Salary Market Related Location Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa Introduction
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.

Job Functions Technical Industries Construction Specification
The aim of the Site Technician is to ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on site with regard to Safety, Environment and Efficiency, and to assist the Site Agent, Engineer and Foreman with the efficient and effective running of the site.


Coordinating and supervising construction team.

Ensuring the safety of the team members.

Communicating the job to and with the team.

Assigning team tasks.

Maintaining work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to ensure team morale and productivity.

Ensuring team compliance with company policies and procedures.

Planning and Scheduling

Plan work to be done.

Setting out, levelling and surveying the site.

Work with the team to overcome work related challenges.

Quality Control

Checking the sums are right on plans drawings and quantities and that all materials and work are to the specifications.

Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant (heavy machinery), agreeing prices and sticking to the documents supplied by the client.

Record the condition of plant arriving on site on a form with photographs.

Check the weekly plant sheet against the actual plant on site and ensure any anomalies are resolved through communication with the responsible Manager.


Reporting on work progress.

Ensure all paperwork and posters are displayed on the site office wall and kept up to date.

Ensure all reported near misses are recorded following procedure, and submitted to the Site Agent each week.

Ensure current revisions of drawings are the ones being used on the site.

Upload relevant site information onto (relevant system used) and ensuring it is up to date.

Deliver toolbox talks and present a flow to site operatives, ensuring registers are completed and returned.

Maintain a site diary, site correspondence file and photographic record of the project.

Produce and display a roles and responsibilities chart, establishing the responsibility for each role on site.


Ensure all Safety and Environmental Statistics are recorded and sent to management monthly.

Knowing and understanding the requirements of the OSHA.

Facilitating mandatory safety toolbox meetings.

Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments.

Participating in Safety/incident investigations carried out.


National Diploma in Civil Engineering or related qualification


At least 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a mining/construction environment


Communicate effectively on all levels.

Strong interpersonal relationship skills.

Presentable to clients and contractors.

Problem-solving and conflict resolutions skills.

Excellent written and reporting skills.

Good planning and organising skills.

Numerical skills (ability to reason and to apply numerical concepts).

Advanced computer literacy skills.

Job Closing Date 19/02/2021