Technical Operator (Jnr Millwright)

at  ZealHR

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa - 00000

Start DateExpiry DateSalaryPosted OnExperienceSkillsTelecommuteSponsor Visa
Immediate01 Dec, 2020Not Specified01 Sep, 20201 year(s) or aboveSoftware,Manufacturing Processes,Testing,Safety Regulations,Maintenance Planning,Spare Parts,Performance Reviews,Availability,Manufacturing,Functionality,Materials,Contractors,ComponentsNoNo
Required Visa Status:
US CitizenStudent Visa
OPTH4 Spouse of H1B
GC Green Card
Employment Type:
Full TimePart Time
PermanentIndependent - 1099
Contract – W2C2H Independent
C2H W2Contract – Corp 2 Corp
Contract to Hire – Corp 2 Corp



Position: Technical Operator
Department: Engineering
Reports to: Technical Manager


  • Proficiency with multiple manufacturers automation hardware and software
  • Strong knowledge of electromechanical manufacturing processes, mining preferred
  • Assisting with accurate bill of materials
  • Ensure suppliers compliances to high standard of parts needed
  • Get necessary quotes for all spare part of machines or newly designed parts as per drawings
  • Get quotes for contractors to assist with manufacturing of specialized parts and to ensure the quality is of a high standard. Maintain and test all equipment / machinery to ensure functionality, safety and availability to complete work within the specified timeframe and budgetary limits.
  • Ensure that components causing excessive downtime are identified and permanent solutions are found and implemented
  • Perform Condition Based Maintenance on equipment
  • Be responsible for the diagnosis, testing and repair of electrical and mechanical failures on


  • Interpret electrical and mechanical circuit diagrams
  • Inform the superior of any additional defects as well as spare parts and time needed to complete the work
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained through utilising the right tools, Work Instruments and within safety regulations.
  • Be responsible for ensuring equipment/machinery is tested for functionality and safety before being returned to production.
  • Assemble of parts as per drawings
  • Assembling of machines.
  • Testing all relevant machine parts before final assembling
  • Daily 07:00 Engineering meeting with Technical manager
  • Stock take review to ensure right components and quantities are available. Check maintenance/manufacturing stock usages.
  • Improve up time, analyse breakdowns using 5 WHY’s.
  • Daily Preventative Maintenance planning on all machines.
  • Engineering staff Monthly Performance Reviews
  • Safety program review (mining)
  • Other duties as per reasonable requests


  • Electro-mechanical Trade Test (e.g. Millwright) or equivalent
  • Proficiency with multiple manufacturers’ automation hardware and software
  • Grade 12 or technical Matric.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Required experience
  • 1 + years relevant post trade experience as a Millwright
  • Experience in the mining environment would be highly beneficial


  • Ability to work in a plant environment for extended periods of time (high temperature/high humidity environment)
  • Ability to work weekends and public holidays


Please refer the Job description for details


Min:1.0Max:6.0 year(s)

Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

Engineering Design / R&D

Mechanical Engineering




Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa