Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria.

Reference No: CUL550


Reporting to the Engineering Foreman (TMM), the role will be responsible for the installation, maintenance,
faultfinding and repair of auto electrical equipment within the Trackless Mobile Machinery (TMM) discipline according to sound
engineering practice and equipment specifications.


 Provide subject matter expertise and skills in area of responsibility; advising on solutions to enhance or ensure the
effectiveness of the department/section.

 Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations and Manufacturing and Company
Standards to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Foreman.

 Reports faults and unsafe conditions to the Central Control Room.

 Responsible for identifying and reporting faults when working with hydraulic valves (components) that are electronically

 Participate in planning shutdowns (Planned maintenance), resources, tools and spares relevant to the shutdown activities.

 Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedure.

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

 Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to the
maintenance requirements.

 Assist Foreman in executing his/his duties as and when required.

 Conduct planned task observations.

 Follow instructions as per job card and report any defects.

 De-energise and apply the lockout procedure as per company policy.

 Conduct pre-use inspections on machinery and equipment.

 Inspect and test machines, equipment and parts for legal compliance.

 Inspect front and rear lights to ensure compliance to standards and maintenance schedules.

 Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all equipment within area of

 Install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in TMMs and equipment.

 Maintain and repair air con units on TMMs.

 Responsible for battery maintenance.

 Ensure safe storage and a safe environment for batteries.

 Responsible for the re-wiring of machinery.

 Strip, analyse and inspect failures to determine root cause and prevent recurrences.

 Responsible for good housekeeping in working area.

 Provide input in preparing maintenance and inspection schedules.

 Conduct maintenance planning.

 Responsible for trade related administration.

 Perform standby duties and attend to breakdowns.

 Conduct on-the-job training for allocated apprentices.

 Engagement & Communication: Establish and maintain good working relationships and effective / sound communication
systems within the Engineering Function and operation.

 Company Policy & Procedures Compliance: Takes cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant
legislation. Manage and report on non compliance issues.

 Safety, Health and Environment Compliance: Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values. Manage
and report on non compliance issues.

 Perform risk assessments (Mini) and participates in risk assessments (Activity based).

 Provide Input to risk assessments, safe work procedures and Planned Task Observations, monitor, train and implement all
codes of practice, policies, procedures, risk assessments and standards and ensure all are in place for the effective
management of safe working conditions in terms of related area of responsibilities and legal requirements.

 Effective Team Player and Effective Self Management.


 Grade 10

 N2 Certificate

 Qualified Auto Electrician Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and apprenticeship*

 3 years post Apprenticeship/Qualification experience (can be concurrent with the PDL Trade experience)

 Working experience in Surface / Underground TMM

 Valid Drivers’ License
** 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.


 Grade 12 / N3

 Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite

 3 years’ experience in an Underground and or Surface Trackless Mining environment as applicable


 Pass Vienna Level 2 Assessment.

 Demonstrate faultfinding skills on specific equipment and auto electrical circuits.

 Demonstrate knowledge and skill to read and interpret auto electrical drawings and diagrams.

 Use and Interpret correct portable measuring and test equipment for task.

 Have knowledge and skill in completing a pre-start checklist when inspecting machinery and equipment.

 Complete Job Card according to standard operating procedures.


Petra Diamonds is currently aligning its organisational structure to the operational model therefore all job titles and
job profiles are under review.

This may influence the grading of the position.
Cullinan 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 areas (proof of
residence may be requested).

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds – please submit an authorised internal application form, your CV, ID and supporting documents/
qualifications to the e-mail below.

External candidates, please complete an application form (available on and
forward, together with your résumé, SAPS certified qualifications and ID, to by 02
January 2022.

Please note, applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and
documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not require any form of payment for recruitment purposes.

If you are approached in this regard, you
should report the incident immediately to your local SAPS or via one of the following hotlines:
Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395;

Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga
Rocks, 4320; Website:

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