Service Engineer - Surface Mining

Location: Venitia Posted Date: October 6, 2017
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Employer Job Id: CareerMine Job Id: 1383556


Working for an international mining company, you will be responsible to provide field service support for open cast mining equipment to customer's owning P&H equipment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with implementation of the equipment
  • Advise customer on corrective actions to prevent operational risks
  • By utilising KPI database, to analyse equipment downtime, using the results for defect elimination.
  • Implementing available software upgrades on equipment control and variable drive systems by research dimensions
  • Plan, schedule and execute software upgrades on equipment control, and variable drive systems.
  • Initiating inspections periodically to gauge the required standards, and therefore increasing the effectiveness of customer maintenance
  • Conducting planned maintenance interventions with focus on guiding customer in best practices.
  • Offering continued assistance to customer maintenance personnel while conducting planned maintenance.
  • Required to adapt a general disposition toward taking ownership of issues and adding value to the product is essential.
  • Required to show empathy to lesser experience and qualified customer personnel and offer key casual training

Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma (Electrical/Mechanical)
  • 5 years’ surface mining experience on latest generation Joy equipment
  • A relevant qualification pertaining to systems in use on JGA equipment (preferred)
  • Experience in the maintenance of P&H designed equipment.
  • Required to do travelling
  • Computer literate


  • R30 - 45K basic (Dep on experience) plus benefits

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