Reference No: CUL552


Reporting to the Foreman:

Engineering, the role will develop, fabricate, install and maintain equipment
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.

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

 Conduct planned task observations.

 Drive priorities in order to meet deadlines.

 Conduct risk assessments (activity based and mini).

 Effectively manage assistants reporting to him/her.

 Cut and weld components to repair and maintain steel constructions.

 Fabricate steel fabrications by drawing, measuring, conducting layout and erecting structures.

 Perform assigned work during shutdowns.

 Perform de-energize and lock out of electrical equipment.

 Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act regulations, manufacturing to company standards and
repair all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery, after reporting defects to the Foreman.

 Perform rigging activities.

 Remove and replace components to maintain steel fabrications.

 Responsible for conducting faultfinding on default structures and deterring the steps to be taken to repair faults.

 Responsible for painting steel fabrications.

 Responsible for using and controlling of all hand tools, as well specialist tools as required by job execution.

 Responsible for signing the mobile machinery pre-start logbooks.

 Responsible for trade related administration.

 Conduct maintenance planning and personal planning in order to improve on his/her section of responsibility.

 Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective / sound communication system with the Engineering
Function and operation.

 Take cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation. Manage and report on non
compliance issues.

 Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values.

Manage and report on non compliance issues.

 Effective Team Player and Effective Self Management


 Grade 10

 N2 National Certificate

 Boilermaker Trade Test Certificate*

 A minimum of 3 years post Apprenticeship / Qualification Boilermaker experience (can be concurrent with the PDL trade

 Valid drivers’ license (Code 08 preferable)
** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the

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

Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.


 Grade 12 / N3

 Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate)


 Pass Vienna Level 2 Assessment.

 Know and adhere to safe work procedures.

 Have knowledge and skill in fabricating; welding; cutting; arc welding; gas welding.

 Use trade related machining tools according to specifications in order to achieve finishing tolerances.

 Detect faults, identify trends, and report to ensure action to minimize losses or downtime.

 Have knowledge and skill in reading and interpreting technical diagrams, manuals and drawings.

 Have knowledge and skill to complete job cards and record actions/findings.

 Have knowledge to identify and prioritise critical tasks to be executed during planned shutdowns.

 Identify the tools, spares and equipment required for work activities.

 Do Planned Maintenance on equipment according to OEM specifications and safe working procedures.

 Respond and attend to breakdowns timeously and effectively to ensure minimum downtime and production losses.

 Has underground maintenance experience on crushers, feeders, aprons, conveyors, chutes, rock breakers, etc.

 Be able to perform work as an individual and in a team


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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