Samancor: General Worker Opportunity

Purpose of the Job:

To safely carry out preventive maintenance and repairs to the plant in line with planned, unplanned, breakdown and documented work

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality:

  • Participate and comply with SHEQ Requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)
  • Ensure adherence to health, safety, environment, risk and quality standards and requirements
  • Comply with OHSA standards, statutory regulations, conform to safety standards, housekeeping standards (5S) and planned maintenance system requirements


  • Ensure co-operation as a team member during team activities and tasks


  • Ensure customer satisfaction by delivering a first time right service to them

Business Processes:

  • Perform the job as outlined in the work order and as per the detailed task list
  • Capture history & complete the notification to the required standard
  • Apply fault-finding techniques to resolve field instrument, PLC and related issues
  • Be able to apply basic understanding of Low Voltage systems to assist with fault finding and identification of root cause failures
  • Conduct regular plant inspections as per schedules, report and correct any deviations found
  • Maintaining Instrumentation documentation including drawings
  • Confirm work order with the correct time and all details to the required standard
  • Provide feedback to the Maintenance Supervisor on any task where there is a difference between the task instruction and job requirements
  • Communicate if spares, equipment or other factors were not available for job on the work order and to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Generate notifications from inspections and subsequent notifications
  • Attend to breakdown quickly and safely
  • Capture all data related to the stoppage to aid in determining the root cause
  • Communicate ways of improving how the breakdown was handled to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Work from heights and in confined spaces and follow the various procedures related to such
  • Perform general housekeeping as part of the relevant tasks allocated

Rotable Management:

  • Change out item
  • Create PM order detailing item to be drawn from stock
  • Create reservation for rotable on PM order
  • Create subsequent notification
  • Complete all fields on the “Damage” tag on the return item to rotable store
  • Physically transport damaged rotable to lay down area

Mobile Equipment:

  • Lift and move loads by means of a Forklift
  • Handle loads by means of an Overhead Crane, Hoist and or Lifting Tackle and or machinery
  • Operate Aerial/Boom/Cherri Picker



  • Fault finding and repairs to C&I equipment
  • Drawing interpretation


  • SAP knowledge
  • Drives, soft-starters and PLC
  • Remote I/O
  • UPS systems
  • Electric arc furnaces
  • Low voltage systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Basic Raw Material Handling Equipment
  • Basic mechanics
  • Basic hand tools
  • Valves actuation and control
  • Gas systems

Behavioural Comptencies:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Initiative
  • Managing Work
  • Results Orientation
  • Work Standards
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Adhering to Values


  • Grade 12/N3 Certificate with trade test in Instrumentation
  • 3 years’ experience in field instruments
  • Knowledge of SAP System and MS Office

Closing Date: 06 May 2022

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