Receive maintenance schedules, interpret instructions and plan maintenance and repair work.
Inspect the tooling and determine spares and consumables requirements.
Generate job requisitions for scheduled maintenance work (type of repair or maintenance, spares, quantities, time, etc.).
Transport tools, equipment and spares to the work site.
Maintenance Process (Breakdown):
Attend to machine breakdowns of a mechanical/electrical nature for all equipment under engineering functional control.
Update the responsible person on progress of repairs.
Capture all information related to the breakdown to aid in determining the root cause.
Perform routine maintenance.
Align machines and equipment.
Diagnose and repair faults on equipment and machinery during production/operation.
Commission and refurbish machines/equipment.
Operate and monitor:
Drilling machine to produce simple components;
Lathe to produce simple components;
Milling machine to produce simple components; and
Surface grinding machine to produce simple components.
Operate the Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) to seal moulds.
Perform basic and MIG/TIG welding of metals.
Grind tools and drill bits.
Maintain mechanical equipment (indirect and direct drives, pipe systems, static seals, bearings, brakes and clutches, direct drives, dynamic seals, heat exchangers and pressure vessels, lubricating systems, pumps, conveyor systems, compressors, fluid power/pneumatic/vacuum systems, gearboxes, safety valves).
Design and construct single/three phase circuits.
Design and install electrical wire ways.
Construct, commission and do fault tracing on low voltage reticulation networks (220Vac, 110Vac, 24DC).
Install or replace and commission electrical equipment (lighting systems; electrical cables and conductors; earth leakage unit in a low voltage circuit; metering units or measuring instruments; low and medium voltage transformers; batteries; electrical wire ways; direct current (DC) machines three phase AC electrical circuits, machines and control gear).
Wire and commission three phase electrical circuits.
Inspect and clean (electrical machines; enhanced safety apparatus; electrical motors).
Test and inspect a three-phase industrial/commercial installation.
Inspect and maintain electrical equipment (electrical distribution boards, panels and enclosures; intrinsically safe apparatus; lighting systems; high mast lighting structures; batteries and battery rooms (UPS, Generator); low voltage switchgear; unit protection devices on transformers; AC or DC drive units; (DC) machines; electric power tools; three phase AC machines and control gear; AC motor control gear).
Replace electrical equipment (electrical cables; faulty components in a distribution board; three-phase electrical motor between 5,5 kW and 75 kW).
Fault find and repair (domestic appliances; single phase alternating current (AC) systems; three phase voltage electrical circuits).
Disconnect and connect electric motors.
Handle and care for electrical earthing gear and related equipment.
Joint low voltage cables.
Troubleshoot on Programmable Logic Controllers.
Mechanically cut, drill, punch and assemble fabrication materials using powered machinery.
Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting).
Join metals using the resistance welding process.
Construct basic electronic circuits.
Install instrument impulse lines.
Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control and work as a valuable team member.
Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budget for a project or sub project and monitor and control actual cost against budget.