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Rigger Ropesman

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2016-05-03 10:26:30 AM

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Rigger Ropesman

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Academic Qualification/s:

N2 Cert Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Qualification/s:

Rigger Trade Test

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Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants who will be responsible for all rigging operations with respect to maintenance operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance
  • Maintain lifting equipment, winder ropes and attachments 
  • Perform rigging and heavy lifting work in surface, underground and vertical shafts
  • Comply with legal and mine safety standards and procedures in all work performed according to the Mine Health and Safety Act
  • Conduct regular safety inspections and initiate corrective action if necessary

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Trade Test certificate for Rigger
  • Minimum N2 certificate in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a rigger in an underground and shafts environment
  • Experience in double drum winders and Koepe winders – please indicate on CV
  •  Experience in splicing steel ropes – an advantage – please indicate on CV  Valid drivers’ license (EB)

Other Skills/Competencies:

  • Sound knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Sound knowledge of engineering principles
  • Safety conscious with rigid engineering knowledge on winder ropes
  • Mobile crane licence would be an advantage
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