Mechanic (Ref: KHM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Isando, Kempton Park - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 26 May 2021
Job Description:

Large corporate client, based in Isando, is urgently seeking qualified mechanic to join their team

Please email application through to

Main job function

·        General Maintenance on machines including:

o   Check oil levels of machinery

o   Grease bearings and chains

o   Identify air leaks in the factory and repair

·        Attend to onsite breakdowns

·        Work close with maintenance foreman and floor supervisor

·        General maintenance

·        3 monthly / monthly & day to day preventative maintenance

·        Analyze, diagnose and repair faults

·        Install and develop new machines

·        Advise maintenance buyer to order spares and materials

·        Awareness and advise employer of any hazard in the factory

·        Respond to call outs calls after hours

·        Must be able to weld (ARC/Co2)

·        Possible nightshift

·        Possible overtime

  • Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
  • Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
  • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
  • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles etc.)
  • Keep logs of work and report on issues
  • Fix and repair daily breakdowns
  • Do minor services on all fleet vehicles
  • Ensure that all vehicles are up to date with COF, license ….
  • Prepare vehicles for COF and licenses.
  • Keep record of services and service intervals
  • Be available for call-outs
  • Do country wide inspections on all fleet vehicles

·        Willingness to travel and stay out for a period



Matric and qualified mechanic (trade tested)



·        Minimum 10 - 15 years’ experience in a maintenance environment

·        Minimum 10 – 15 years’ experience in mechanical environment (preferably same industry)

  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Very good communication skills
  • A problem-solving ability
  • Very good physical strength and stamina
  • Valid driver’s licence and code 14




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 Kay Henderson