Reports to: Maintenance Engineer, Factory or Production Manager.

Main objectives: Employed on maintenance or new work (does not supervise work of other tradespersons) servicing, adjusting and repairing plant, machinery and related equipment.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Maintain equipment according to the preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Repair equipment as per planned repair schedule.
  • Conduct prompt breakdown response / diagnosis and repairs if and as required.
  • Dismantle equipment to remove damaged or worn parts and replacing them as required.
  • Assemble parts, tooling to ensure accurate fit, tests reassembled equipment and readjusts if necessary.
  • Check, adjust and lubricate machines to maintain working order.
  • Actively participate in improvement projects.
  • Commission new plant.

Typical qualifications and experience: Indentured or Trade Certificate.