Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres which is situated 160km north west of Kimberley and 109km south of Kuruman in the Northern Cape.
Job Grade: D2 Reference Nr: FIN312
Job Description: Co-ordinate and control activities in the building, construction & engineering maintenance sections for relevant areas in and around the Lime Acres Village and Finsch Diamond Mine where applicable.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Develop and execute a maintenance programme, taking cognisance of anticipated projects and scheduled upgrade and replacement requirements for houses and infrastructure
Manage maintenance contractors, ensuring high standard of work within set time limits
Control standard procedures to ensure that safety and legislative requirements are met, monitoring adherence to the procedures and taking remedial action as appropriate
Design and examine drawings as appropriate, ensuring that proposed structures meet specifications and standards
Co-ordinate the planning, control and implementation of projects, taking cognisance of time/budgetary constraints, by carrying out feasibility studies and complying with the 5 x PMI phases i.e. Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Controlling and Close Out
Perform quality control checks and handover inspections to ensure that standards/specifications are met
Ensure good customers relations
Matric/Grade 12 complete with a N3 Engineering certificate with Maths and Science
Engineering Trade Certificate preferably electrical but mechanical will also be considered (obtained during a formal
apprenticeship programme – Section 13 or 26D)**
Advanced Diploma: Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
6 Years appropriate civil/construction/engineering experience of which 3 years must be supervisory
Project Management qualification will be an advantage
Valid driver’s licence (preferably own reliable transport)
Computer literate (MS Office package)
Knowledge of building construction practices and relevant legislation – please indicate on CV
Knowledge and application of building machinery and technology – please indicate on CV
Knowledge of Planned Maintenance system – please indicate on CV
Sound knowledge of MV Sub Stations and SLD reticulation – please indicate on CV
Sound knowledge of potable and raw water pipeline layouts c/w pumping systems – please indicate on CV
Knowledge of sewerage works flow system – please indicate on CV
** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the following: Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical training centre (e.g. Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks). Should these documents not be submitted the application will not be considered.
Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.
Knowledge of the Mine Health & Safety Act (Act 29 of 1996)
Knowledge of the OSHACT (Act 85 of 1993)
Familiar with the SANS 10142 wiring code
Ability to drive efficiencies such as delivering on time/schedule/budget
Verbal and written communication skills in English; Planning; Leading; Organising; Controlling; Time management; Stress tolerance; Decision making; Problem solving; Safety awareness; Team management; Project management;
Client focus; Budget preparation and administration; Numerical skills
Finsch Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the
Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, on and off mine assessments, medical and
security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment
of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending
area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested). If you are already employed by the Company, please submit an authorised Internal
Application Form, your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.
Finsch Mine Contractor employees’ applications must be authorised by the Contract Manager on site and be in the employment of the Contractor
company for at least 1 year to be eligible for consideration for this position. Please note that should you not indicate your employment with an on-site
contractor in your application, it might be construed as dishonesty and you might be exposed to a disciplinary process.
Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies or at the Finsch Mine HR Services office) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID to email@example.com, fax 086 692 2442 by Engineering Overseer (Outside Services) – Internal / External Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the
largest independent diamond groups by resource.
It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role – an individual that clearly outshines his/her peers: | FINSCH DIAMOND MINE
28 September 2018. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: +27 31 571 5573; Free fax: +27 31 560 7395; Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; Free Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com
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