CSIR - Senior Fitter and Turner : Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)



Job Summary


•The CSIR has a vacancy for a Senior Fitter and Turner in the Facilities Management and Security Services Portfolio.
• The incumbent will be responsible for carrying out technical mechanical installations, maintenance and repairs of CSIR plant and equipment.
• This position will be based in Pretoria.

Duties and Responsibilities


•Carry out planned mechanical maintenance and repairs to CSIR plant and equipment including pumps, hydraulic equipment, fire and lifting equipment;
•Carry out maintenance and testing on statutory equipment (Air compressors, boilers, pressure vessels and lifting equipment) and ensure compliance at all times;
•Carry out complex repairs, modifications and installation work on mechanical plant and equipment using technical equipment and hand tools;
•Ensure all new installations and repairs are performed in accordance with SANS standards and codes regulatory requirements;
•Use technical skills to diagnose faults on plant and equipment to determine the faults and carry out repairs required under minimal supervision;
•Conduct root cause analysis on mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment;
•Assist units with maintenance and repairs on equipment and ensuring it complies to statutory requirements;
•Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of the OHS act and bylaws;
•Ensure all equipment within your area of responsibility is uploaded onto the Computerised Maintenance Management System with up to date maintenance tasks;
•Carry out other technical duties within the mechanical section as may be assigned by the Mechanical Supervisor

Qualifications and Experience


•An N4 Certificate with at least six years’ post trade experience;
Mechanical Fitter and Turner •Trade Test Certificate;
•Valid drivers licence
•Extensive hands on experience in fabrication, machining welding and rigging and a working knowledge of mechanical building services and the maintenance thereof;
•Sound knowledge of maintenance of mechanical equipment;
•Maintenance and repair knowledge of Boilers, Cranes, Air compressors and Mechanical lifting equipment;
•Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and to carry out fabrications from drawings;
•Experience in EHS and statutory compliance in a workshop environment.

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