National Appointments
National Appointments is a generalist recruitment company that handles all levels of professional staff placing within most industries throughout South Africa and Africa.
We do however specialize in the Mining, Medical, Construction, Manufacturing and Finance industries.

Engineering Maintenance Planner
Posted date [2020-Jul-28] (ID: 76131)

Our client, a leading Diamond Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Engineering Maintenance Planner at their facility in Cullinan just outside Pretoria.


Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria.


Job Grade: C4


Please forward together with your résumé, SAPS certified qualifications and a copy of your ID



Co-ordinate the construction or maintenance of production, projects or mobile/fixed plant equipment and machinery according to the planned schedule.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

Continuously monitor trends and critical paths in construction, production and equipment compliance or failure and advise the Section Manager, Section Engineer and Engineering Foremen accordingly to ensure continuous improvement

Co-ordinate the planning / scheduling management system

Determine schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel

Ensure effective cost saving initiatives

Examine production, construction or equipment and analyse information to determine needed adjustments, modifications, services or repairs

Identify and complete inventory list of production, construction or maintenance related equipment

Maintain records of production, construction or maintenance and component replacement or repairs

Oversee the lifespan of the machinery and equipment

Perform failure analysis on main line equipment

Prepare detailed specifications for the work to be carried out at the scheduled intervals

Prepare schedules for maintenance of equipment according to technical specifications and organisational standards

Receive information on modifications, maintenance or repair work carried out on equipment, outside of the schedule of maintenance

Record, analyse, verify data and write reports


Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12 or equivalent N3 technical qualification

Recognised Engineering Trade Test Certificate **

Minimum 5 years post Trade certificate experience in the mining, construction or Engineering environment

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Course

Advanced Microsoft Projects or PrimaVera

Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (On-Key, SAP or MAXIMO)

Leadership Development Programme – an advantage

Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate)

Valid Drivers’ License


** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the following: Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical training centre (e.g. Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks). Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.


Other Skills/Competencies:

Able to communicate in English (written & verbal)

Attention to detail; Planning; Problem solving; Professionalism; Pro-active

Job Title Engineering Maintenance Planner
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function Engineering Maintenance Planning Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Cullinan
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2020-Aug-04
Region Location -> Gauteng
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Engineering

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