Petra Diamonds: Artisans Assistant – June 2020

Cullinan, Gauteng

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s
leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role – an individual that clearly outshines
his/her peers:


C & I Mec hanic ian – Intern al an d Exte rnal

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

Job Grade: C2T Reference Nr: CUL442

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the installation, maintenance, fault finding and repair within the control and instrumentation



Calibrate instruments to ensure quality end product 

Conduct fault finding on control systems in quickest possible time, reporting on faults, and correcting diagnosis of the problem 

Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations and Manufacturing and Company Standards
to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the foreman 

Perform risk assessments (Activity based and Mini) 

Perform trip and alarm checks 

Report damaged equipment and repair plant defects 

Responsible for assembling/commissioning, decommissioning, installing and maintaining instruments and equipment 

Responsible for performing basic rigging activities in line of duty 

Responsible to apply the lock-out procedure as per company policy 

Responsible to interpret process trends 

Responsible to perform general housekeeping duties 

Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedure 

Conduct fault finding on PLCs and field instrumentation 

Responsible to install and maintain networks 

Responsible to de-energize and lock-out equipment 

Responsible for the maintenance of x-ray and radiation equipment


Grade 10 

N2 National Certificate 

Instrument Mechanician Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and/or apprenticeship** 

3 years post Apprenticeship/Qualification experience as an Instrument Mechanician 

Experience and knowledge in operation of WINCC and Siemens S7 PLC – please clearly indicate on CV 

Computer Literate 

Valid Drivers’ License


Grade 12 

N3 or N4 National Certificate (Instrumentation) 

Experience in a Mining environment

** 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). Should these documents not be submitted, the application will not be
considered. Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.


Able to communicate in English (written & verbal) 

Analytical thinking; Attention to detail; Accuracy; Planning; Problem solving; Reliability; Pro-active

Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the
Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance
form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful
candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Tshwane
(proof of residence may be requested).

Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with

your résumé, SAPS certified qualifications and ID, to [email protected] by 08 June 2020. Please note,
applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395; Email: [email protected]; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga
Rocks, 4320;

Apply On Company Site

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