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Diesel Mechanic - Mamatwan Mine

Date: 22-Sep-2022

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.


  • The purpose of the role is to be responsible for timely installation, repair, and maintenance of equipment to ensure that mining activities are executed in a safe manner as well as operate equipment and tests all working parts in functional area to ensure proper utilization.  



  • Serious contenders will have a Matric/Grade12 with Mathematics and Science together with N2 Technical Certificate for internal employees or an N3 Technical Certificate for external candidates, together with a  valid Diesel Mechanic Trade Test  and a minimum of 2 years’ technical experience as a qualified Diesel Mechanic on surface mining equipment;
  • Valid Code 08 Driver’s license is essential;
  • Experience in performing major rebuilds and or components rebuild will be advantageous;
  • SAP & CAT ET, SIS software knowledge will be advantageous.



  • Interprets and coordinates pre-work with regards to repairs, interpretation of hydraulic diagrams, planned and predictive maintenance;
  • Accesses any area safely to perform necessary maintenance on machines or equipment;
  • Performs safety inspections of equipment and assesses risks on equipment;
  • Maintains a clean and safe worksite;
  • Ensures the upkeep of maintenance tools and equipment;
  • Coordinates activities associated with trouble-shooting and repairing maintenance equipment.



Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)


Applications close 10 October 2022 at 17H00.                          

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.