General/Workshop Assistant Needed – Apply Now

General/Workshop Assistant Needed – Apply Now. Engineering, Technical, Mining, Construction & Manufacturing, Western Cape CPT – CBD

Our client based in Ceres is looking for a General/ Workshop Assistant to provide assistance to the Technician, Team Leader or Supervisor(s) in terms of any aspect of duties to assist to be performed


Minimum Grade 10 or equivalent qualification, plus appropriate job-related work experience (minimum of 3 years)
Ability to drive a forklift, have forklift operator’s licence or have the ability and competence to successfully obtain a forklift operator’s licence
Must have knowledge of machines and tools and their uses
Must have practical knowledge and experience of disassembling (stripping) of machines and reassembling
Must have practical knowledge and experience of various minor repairs to equipment / machines
Excellent work ethic – honest, reliable, hardworking, dedicated and takes pride in work carried out
Good communication skills with people at all levels in an organisation – must be able to converse comfortably in English; must be able to read and write English
Ability to work with little or no supervision and still complete tasks timeously; enthusiastic, self-motivated and can use own initiative
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Ability to manage own time – to work according to a schedule and complete set tasks in time
Ability to understand and follow safety measures and precautions
Must be of sober habits, have high energy levels and general good health – must be physically able to carry, lift, and move heavy objects; must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time; must be able to bend, stretch, twist and reach with body, arms and/or legs.
Ability to function effectively in a group and add value to the team / environment
Ability and desire to improve skills and knowledge; eager to learn and able to translate knowledge into improved behaviour / actions
Code 10, or 14 / EC without any vehicle or driver restrictions + Professional Drivers’ Permit and appropriate medical clearance
Valid forklift operator licence
Code 8 / EB drivers licence

Responsibilities/ Requirements

Provide assistance to technicians / mechanics with adjustment, maintenance, part replacement and repair of equipment / machines
Carry out minor repairs; responsible to do such requested repairs according to instruction, correctly and promptly
Assist with stripping / disassembling of equipment in order to perform checks / do quotes / complete repairs; assist with re-assembly of equipment
Check forklift going to and coming from customers for damages, tyre conditions and abuse
Preparation of machines and spray painting
Cleaning and lubrication of machinery, vehicles, equipment, tools
General cleaning of parts and / or equipment
Ensuring cleanliness and neatness of work area, store and / or yard area – e.g., housekeeping, cleaning of oil spills, etc.
On request – obtaining parts / tools / other products from store, signing for it, taking proper care during use of it and storage thereof, returning spare parts / tools to appropriate person / store
Provide general physical assistance to Technicians / Mechanics / Team Leader / Supervisor as and Suppliers when requested
Assisting with the load and offload of forklifts
Check and charge batteries
Must generally act and work in an efficient and safety conscious manner
Must operate equipment, use hand power tools and specialised hand tools in correct and safe manner with or without supervision
Perform various other tasks the Team Leader / Supervisor might need the workshop assistant to do
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Ad Visible Until: 8 April 2021
Ref: JHB004025/RI

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