Maintenance Foreman

Engineering and Manufacturing

Job Location

Durban North

Job Type

Full Time



Total Positions


BEE Position


Job Description

This position is based in the power generation department reporting to the Manager of the department.

The position calls for an experienced maintenance foreman with the ability to work effectively and meet the following requirements:
  Minimum N6 in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
• Trade Test Certificate in Mechanical fitting.
• Minimum 10 years heavy industrial experience in heavy engineering as supervisor/foreman.
• Sound experience in maintenance management, planning and budgeting.
• Agri industry experience within the power generation section will be advantageous.
• In-depth knowledge and experience in reliability, preventive & predictive maintenance.
• Maintenance and operating knowledge of boiler equipment will be advantageous.
• Sound experience in maintenance management, planning and budgeting.
• Good interpersonal skills and good labour relations practices.
• Computer literate and conversant with planned maintenance systems.

Job Duties

Key Result Areas:
• Manage the Power Generation Maintenance Workshop to ensure plant availability.
• Effective maintenance of mechanical equipment in good engineering maintenance standards and within budget.
• Develops and maintains performance controls to ensure the achievement of the department's objectives.
• Monitors daily performance figures to ensure machinery is operating at optimum efficiency.
• Carries out special tests to identify sources of inefficiency.
• Investigates any recurring faults and rectifies 

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