TWK Agri: Fitter and Turner Apprentice 2021

BedRock, part of the TWK Group, has the following vacancy available: Fitter and Turner within Rutland Mill at White River, Mpumalanga.

Responsibilities and duties.

  • Read and interpret drawings
  • Manufacturing of maintenance spares for the sawmilling industry.
  • Turning and machining of various components including multistart, buttress, square, acme, metric and imperial threads.
  • Identifying different types of threads and their use in the industry
  • Machining to standard tolerances.
  • Identifying of different types of bearings their application and the fitting of such bearings.
  • Knowledge of inline, radicon and crofts gearboxes, the assembly and repair thereof.
  • Fitting of keys, bushes, pins, gears, sprockets and alignment of various types of couplings including tyre couplings, spider couplings gear couplings, flange couplings etc.
  • Do maintenance checklists and assist with maintenance planning.
  • Identify problematic machinery and inform management Thereof.
  • Always maintain a safe working environment.
  • After repairing machinery ascertain in conjunction with production personel machine is working to required standard.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and do fault finding.
  • Do basic boiler making and welding including the building of small structures.
  • Must be prepared to travel and work at different mills including the stayover as and when required


Qualifications and skills.

  • Matric/N3
  • Qualified red seal artisan.
  • Superb machining skills.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an industrial environment.
  • Knowledge of the repair and manufacturing of sawmilling and mining timber production machinery spares.
  • Basic knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Have decision making abilities and initiative.
  • Be computer literate (word and excel)
  • Have strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Have basic boiler making and welding skills.
  • Be prepared to work overtime and standby duties when required.
  • Be prepared to do training courses to improve skills.
  • Have very good fitting skills.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Have a full set of tools as required by Bedrock mining Timber.

Apply Online for the Artisan Learnership 2021

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