Larox Technician

Solwezi, Zambia
Oct 16, 2020
Nov 15, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Purpose of the role:
  • To maximise plant availability through maintaining operational integrity of the plant & equipment in order to achieve production targets.
  • This role is responsible for providing the highest quality services and that all services provided are performed within a safe and timely manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Do fault finding on larox press filters and to perform mechanical maintenance as well as follow the PM task schedules.
  • Safely, manually operate larox press filters with the hand held operating unit and through the PLC screen.
  • Perform visual checks and inspections while the larox filters are in operation and identify any defects on the mentioned equipment.
  • Do larox press filter mechanical tasks/maintenance according to the safe work instructions.
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are maintained.
  • Coordinate with other departmental team members as well as process departmental members

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of Craft Certificate in Mechanical fitting
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the mining industry or equivalent private industry as an Artisan who has worked on larox press filters doing mechanical maintenance tasks
  • Abilities to perform mechanical maintenance, fault finding and safely, manually operate larox press filters.
  • Troubleshooting abilities on various centrifugal pumps, conveyor drives, conveyors, experience in hydraulics will be an advantage.
  • Maintenance background, with preference given to direct mining experience.

Behavioral Traits:
  • Detail Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Team player
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Conscientious attitude

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