Field Service Technician (Ref: RUFST)

Position in the Engineering sector in Kathu - Northern Cape
Posted On Friday 7 February 2020
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity to join Global Engineering company that designs and manufactures highly engineered products and services for minerals, oil and gas, and power industries.


EE Candidates only


Main job function


▪ Service existing clients and develop new business on site

▪ Accumulation of spares consumption and screens performance history

▪ Provide technical sales assistance and training to mine personnel

▪ Advise clients on spares stock holding

▪ Technical training presentations to customers

▪ Plan maintenance schedules and compile activity reports

▪ Routine maintenance duties

▪ Identify growth opportunities for product range on site

▪ Maintain and update operating and maintenance schedules

▪ Keep contractor packs up to date

▪ Commissioning of screens, pumps, centrifuges and crushers

▪ Repair Weir Minerals equipment

▪ Understanding and interpretation of technical drawings

▪ Vibration monitoring of equipment

▪ Assistance with all Weir related tasks on site or assembly workshop

▪ Adhere to all HSE and housekeeping requirements at the branch and on Site

▪ Adhere to Duty of Care Policy at all times



▪ Grade 12 or N3 Certificate

▪ Qualified Fitter & Turner / Millwright (Section 13-Red Seal)

▪ HSE Training (HIRA/IRCON)

▪ Valid Code EB Driver’s Licence (Code 10 would be advantageous)


▪ 3-5 years’ experience in the mining industry as a mechanical fitter working on centrifugal pumps, Centrifuges, crushers, cyclones and vibrating screens

▪ 1-year Heavy Industrial Environment

  Mechanical Electrical skills will be an advantage.

▪ Presentation Skills

▪ Fitting and Turning

▪ Able to work in a team

▪ Able to travel

▪ Able to do standby and work overtime




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood