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Aggeneys: Reliability Engineer posted by Hire Resolve

Date 2024-07-16
Job Title Reliability Engineer
Employer Hire Resolve
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Salary 0
Category Engineering
Location Northern Cape
/ Aggeneys

Job Summary


A great mining company in Aggeneys, Northern Cape is seeking the expertise of a Reliability Engineer to join their team.



  • Asset Management – Ensure that the entire fleet of equipment is properly recorded/accounted for on the Asset Management System/Asset Register. Ensure that the Asset management register and maintenance systems are kept up to date with a high level of data integrity. Ensure that all services, maintenance and repairs are properly scheduled, timeously executed and accurately recorded.
  • Fleet Reliability and performance – Monitor Equipment reliability trends per equipment type to ensure that 85% fleet availability is maintained. Monitor Equipment MTBF and MTTR tempos/ratios to ensure that these are within industry norm and at acceptable standards. Develop and implement strategies to address and/or optimize/improve equipment performance when required. Develop and implement equipment lifecycle.
  • Services & Repairs – Ensure that all engineering activities are pre-planned, scheduled, properly & timeously executed and conducted as per OEM guidelines and intervals for each machine type and model. Study and keep abreast of OEM manuals and specifications to ensure that all work is performed correctly. Assist Engineering team to perform diagnostics and troubleshooting to identify problems and resolve equipment malfunctions. Ensure that Artisans attend to all breakdowns or equipment malfunctions / failures reported with urgency and continuously update the Maintenance and production managers on repair progress and expected work completion timelines. Implement systems to ensure frequent over-inspections are executed on work done by artisans and assistants to ensure that work is executed to high standards. Implement systems to ensure that no equipment leaves before re-starting of equipment (Implement a high level of control/control mechanisms to avoid “dry starts” at all times)
  • Legal duties and obligations – Perform legal duties as Appointee in terms of Mine Health and Safety Act. Ensure that all subordinates are authorized to work in writing by the applicable Engineer. Ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe and responsible manner and promote a safe work culture. Ensure compliances with all client/company SOP`s , Policies, procedures , provisions and stipulations of the MHSA.
  • Administration and Housekeeping – Ensure that all designated areas of work are neat and well kept. Implement and administer tool equipment issue control registers and exercise proper control of all assets, including tools , equipment and LDV`s, allocated to the section/Superintendents. Ensure that all artisans and employees within the section adhere to stores and procurement procedures when spares or other stock are required. Ensure that all work performed by subordinates is duly captured and accounted for on job cards , signed off and submitted to the maintenance administration department. Ensure that engineering stock levels and items on site match with counts and reports on the maintenance system.
  • Budgeting, reporting and continuous improvement – Ensure that allocated section budget is adhered to and behave in a cost-conscious manner at all times. Investigate premature component failures in conjunction with the Engineering Manager to perform root cause analysis. Compile and present a monthly report for the Section. Develop propose and implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Engineering HR Function (To be performed in conjunction with the HR Dept) – Act as mentor for allocated section. Identify and propose training interventions and programs to Engineering Manager to ensure that subordinates are developed in terms of set IDP`s. Develop and implement a succession plan for Dept. Manage discipline & initiate disciplinary action. Manage time and attendance, sick leave and leave rosters for Dept. Ensure that overtime is planned, properly managed and pre-approved as per overtime procedures. Monitor time spent by subordinates on the mine and ensure compliance with legal attendance parameters.
  • Manage and lead the planning department – Ensure that all maintenance strategies are planned according to the mining operating model. Provide couching, support and leadership to all subordinates within Dept. Ensure that all the maintenanace strategies are automated on the computer-based maintenance system.
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  • Qualified Mechanical Engineer (N Dip or Degree) with at least 5 years related post-graduation experience.
  • Additional course or qualification completed related to Maintenance System Management / Reliability Engineering (Heavy Earthmoving Equipment)
  • Valid Driver`s License and clean criminal record
  • Excellent knowledge of heavy earthmoving equipment fleet maintenance, repairs and diagnostics within an open cast mining environment.
  • high level of energy and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Job ownership and accountability
  • Ability to schedule and prioritise work , multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent people (supervisory) and administration skills (including computer skills, MS Office, Pragma/Asset management systems)
  • Good knowledge of MHSA & Applicable Labour Legislation (BCEA, LRA)
  • Financial/Numerical acumen & presentation skills
  • Sober habits and professional
  • Willing to work extended hours


Hire Resolve is a top-tier recruitment firm that focuses on placing skilled professionals in permanent employment.

Hire Resolve focuses on working with senior-level executives and we pride ourselves on delivering excellent service to our candidates and clients.

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