Anglo American: Fitter and Turner Apprenticeships 2020 / 2021

Business Unit / Group Function:
Kumba Iron Ore
Kathu, South Africa
Reference Id:
Experience / Work Type:
Entry Level / Fixed Term Employee
Closing Date:
06 August, 2020
Closing Date: 06 August, 2020
Company Description:

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

You put safety first.  That’s why we want you.

We have an exciting contract position for a Fitter responsible for the maintenance and the general service of equipment or machinery in a safe manner to maximise equipment reliability and availability.

Here’s an exciting opportunity to work within our Kumba Iron Orebusiness and to grow your skills and experience.

Job Description:

Your responsibility will be to perform, safe, cost-effective maintenance and service of Komatsu 860’s and 960’s Haultrucks in accordance OM specification using SMP (Standard Maintenance Practice), to maximise equipment reliability and availability, enabling the achievement of production targets.

Your role will involve oil sampling, doing technical general maintenance and service of machinery whilst identifying and reporting defects, equipment failures and time required to do repairs for effective planning whilst adhering to all health and safety practices.

This is a Fixed term contract role for 3 months and is in the Engineering Department at a Band 9 reporting to the Engineering Supervisor.


What we’re looking for

You will be required to have 1- 3 years’ trade experience with a Matric (Grade 12) or N3 Technical Matric, N2 Engineering qualification, Artisan Trade Certificate, valid driver’s license (Code B- Light Vehicle)

Additional information:

Who We Are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Background Checks

If your application is successful, criminal, medical and other background checks, where appropriate, will be required

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

If you are unable to apply online, please apply using our Cell Phone Application process by dialing *134*38842# from your mobile phone.

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential


Closing date

6 August 2020

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