Millwright (Roodepoort)

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Job Description

The Millwright needs to ensure that all company’s equipment is maintained in order to have minimum breakdowns and that the plant/site availability is in accordance to set standards.
The Millwright would need to maintain mechanical equipment in good order by adhering to maintenance procedures to enable operations to meet production targets.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum Education Grade 12 & N3-N6 or Technical Qualification
  • Additional Qualifications Millwright Trade Test

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2-5 years’ experience as Artisan in a construction environment.
    Familiarity with construction terminology and processes.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Handling unassembled equipment with precision and utilizing hoisting and rigging equipment to
meticulously position components for assembly.
• In-depth knowledge of load-bearing capabilities, the use of safety glasses, and a comprehensive
understanding of blueprints and technical instructions.
• Determine work procedures, construct foundations, and handle the assembly, dismantling, and
overhaul of machinery using hand and power tools.
• Operate lathes, milling machines, and grinders to fabricate custom parts or conduct repairs.
Moving, assembling, and installing critical machinery components like shafting, precision bearings,
gearboxes, and conveyors.
• General labourer duties, pipefitting, carpentry, and even some electrical work.
• Welding skills, such as arc, MIG, and oxyacetylene cutting, may be essential.
• Regular maintenance, involving tasks like lubrication, bearing replacement, and seal replacement.
• Understanding of fluid mechanics crucial for maintaining and troubleshooting valves, cylinders,
pumps, and compressors.
• Machinery available and utilized to full capacity.