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5 Nov 2022

Maintenance Specialists at Epiroc

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Job Description

The purpose of this role is to maintain equipment to the required levels to attain required KPI’s in a safe, professional and timely manner, and also to train and mentor the national workforce.

The role – What are the main tasks and responsibilities of this job?


  • To report all major defects to site Operations Manager;
  • To fault find and repair equipment under contract to Epiroc standards;
  • To ensure that all relevant documentation (work order, Operator/ Mechanical/ productivity checklists) is complete as per requirement;
  • To maintain and service equipment at required schedules to Epiroc standards;
  • To perform urgent repairs on equipment performing production work in a safe timely manner;
  • To dismantle, repair, replace parts on equipment under commissioning stage;
  • To perform daily inspections on equipment to identify faults and repair such faults and to report any operator damage to the Operations Manager;
  • To ensure all tools, workshop equipment are used in the correct manner and kept in good safe working condition;
  • To practice good housekeeping in work area and general workshop facility;
  • Continuously development by taking up training courses on Competence Portal
  • To perform shift work as required;
  • To be available for afterhours call out;
  • To perform other related work as required.
  • To attend and participate in SHEQ talks at the start of the shift;
  • To attend weekly and monthly SHEQ meetings;
  • To wear correct PPE at all times;
  • To ensure good housekeeping in the workshop;
  • To report all incident/accidents to the immediate supervisor;
  • Employees to protect their own health and safety;
  • Employees to protect health and safety of others.

Competences, skills and experience – What critical competences, skills and experience is required for a candidate to be successful in this position?


  • Technician / Craft certificate in H.E.R / or any related field;
  • Minimum 5 years post trade of experience in surface mining or related industry drill rigs.
  • Hydraulic systems knowledge
  • High and Low stage compressor knowledge
  • Knowledge of DML45 drill rigs desirable
  • Valid driving permit
  • Should have very good communication skill with the local employees.
  • And team work

Why should applicants choose to work in this position and within this department?


  • Ability to identify, organize and use resources effectively to complete tasks with due regard to cost, quality, safety and environmental impact;
  • Ability to identify mechanical problems and apply diagnostic methods to achieve satisfactory results;
  • Ability to interpret Hydraulic/ pneumatic/Electrical drawings;
  • Function as an effective member of a team;
  • Manage and apply safe systems of work;
  • Accept responsibility for work of self and others;
  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision, to the appropriate codes of practice;
  • Attention to detail and show a strong sense of urgency.

United. Inspired. Performance unites us, Innovation inspires us, and commitment drives us to keep moving forward.

In the 150 countries where you can find Epiroc, we encourage our employees to take ownership of their own development and careers with the support from their leaders.

We are committed to give you every opportunity to succeed in a culture of innovation, diversity and collaboration, combined with a caring atmosphere.

Diversity and sustainability are key to grow fresh and innovative ideas and solutions for our customers. Epiroc is a leading manufacturer for the mining and infrastructure industries. Learn more at

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Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th November, 2022.


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