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Service Contract Technician - S2

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a global leading supplier in equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Applications include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading, and hauling, tunnelling, and quarrying. The focus lies on bringing value to customers through high-performing products that increase productivity and safety as well as to provide services and flexible maintenance programs that extend uptime and cut costs.

Job Description

Provides technical support in Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance. Maintains and improves machines and equipment to increase or maintain a high level of reliability, availability, cost efficiency and performance and customer relations, and teamwork.

Key Performance Areas

  • Electrical Mechanical and Maintenance operations.

  • Preventive maintenance, perform corrective actions, support planning and preparation, monitor outcome, documentation (outcome, root cause, time, improvements).

  • Conduct Risk Assessments, Shift Reporting, and Incident Reporting.

  • Work in accordance with standard operating procedures.

  • Achievement of Key performance indicators.

  • Follow quality and cleanliness standards.

  • Communication of operational status and any deviations.

  • Safety and housekeeping (5S) requirements. Comply with all Safe operation practices.

  • Continuous improvements and development on a personal and operational level.

Profile required:

  • Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent qualification

  • Trade Certificate of Competence in Diesel Mechanic or Millwright with Diesel equipment experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience working as a Technician with proven competence in mining equipment (underground)

  • Basic Computer literacy

  • English proficiency

  • Valid driver's license

  • Full physical & medical certificate to work in mining environment Experience in Fault finding hydraulic, electrical, Drive train, and Diesel offerings.

  • Flameproof Certificate

  • Gas Testing Certificate

  • Own a set of tools.

How to apply

Please apply online through Workday (ESS) or access the Sandvik website www.home.sandvik/en/careers

If you have any further queries, please contact us on 0800 331 331

Please note that, should you not receive any response from us within 14 days, your application has been unsuccessful; we however thank you for your interest in our company. In Line with our EE Plan, HDSA (Historically disadvantaged South African) candidates will be given first preference.

Please note that you must be physically and medically fit to work in a mining environment including meeting all customer vaccination requirements. Attach vaccination certificate to application.

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment as well as opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.