South32: Artisan Traineeship for 2021/2022

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Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.


Ensuring compliance with the South32 commitment to Zero Harm, you will play a key role in safely assisting artisans with plant maintenance and breakdowns. Compliance to all applicable procedures is essential.


Serious contenders will have a Grade 10(internally)/ Grade 12 with Mathematics(externally), together with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in diesel mechanic field.

Valid Code C1 Driver’s license with PDP is essential;

Knowledge of diesel mechanic Principles is essential;

Experience in Structural and veld firefighting will be advantageous.


Assist artisan with the daily maintenance and inspections,

Basic use of hand tools,

Apply health, safety and housekeeping standard,

Report any unsafe behaviour, conditions and incidents to the responsible person,

Conduct pre-use inspections, routine inspections and report defects,

Conduct risk assessment before all tasks and identify risks and hazards,

Keep all equipment clean and in a good condition all the time.

Please apply online by entering the preferred position reference nr at our website

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)

Applications close 5 November 2021 at 17H00.

South32 has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

Click here to Apply for Artisan Assistant