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    1 year ago
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    February 12, 2019
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Job description

To prepare metal sheeting cladding and insulation material for plant lagging in order to preserve heat energy and protect personnel from heat and steam burns.

Framework for Operation – The jobholders works within detailed rules and instructions.

Tools and Equipment – The jobholder uses simple tools and equipment.

Supervision – The jobholder is closely supervised / monitored.

Key activities

  1. Mechanical Equipment and Tools
    Support Artisans in their day to day duties and reports problems and/or issues on Machanical Equipment and Tools
  2. Installation, Maintenance and Repair
    Cuts out glass wool for plant (e.g. turbine) lagging and insulation to prevent heat/energy loss and prevent accidents. Carries out brickwork on boiler throat to minimise exposure of pipes/boiler internals to heat.
  3. Operating Machine or Equipment
    Prepares special cement mortar as per specifications for lagging of boiler burner quarls and boiler manholes.
  4. Quality
    Works within strict quality standards to support the Quality function.
  5. Safety, Health and Environment
    Operates in accordance with policies and rules, while performing routine safety checks on own equipment and workspace.

Education required

  1. Trade Test B in Mechanical Fitting or equivalent

Experience required

  1. Entry Point. Experience in Sheet Metal Development will be an added advantage.

Critical success factors

Behavioral Skills

  1. Responsibility for Safety
    Focuses on safety, strives for high standards in safety, health, environmental performance and sets a new standard. Specifically, complies with requirements; for example, consistently meeting the requirements of code of conduct and of relevant regulations.
  2. Drive for Results
    Focuses on assessing, measuring and improving performance. Shows drive and determination to meet short- and long-term goals. Specifically, takes accountability; for example, tracking his/her own performance against standards or measures.
  3. Approach to Thinking
    Thinks through situations of varying degrees of complexity and ambiguity, in order to understand them clearly. Specifically, uses common sense; for example, choosing practical approaches based on what most people would do.
  4. Attention to Detail
    Manages, tracks and attends to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity. Specifically, checks own work; for example, using systems such as checklists to ensure accuracy.
  5. Business Perspective
    Has an understanding of the business context in which they are operating that informs planning and decision making. Specifically, understands the immediate context; for example, understanding what is most important, in his/her role.
  6. Initiative
    Acts proactively to avoid problems or identifies and takes advantage of opportunities. Specifically, responds; for example, acting on presented opportunities.


Technical Skills

  1. Works under supervision at an elementary level to develop appropriate plans or perform necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.
  2. Works with guidance (but not constant supervision) to optimize the utilization of production plant, equipment and materials
  3. Manages and applies safe systems of work with guidance (but not constant supervision).
  4. Works under supervision at an elementary level to report on issues encountered onsite affecting mechanical equipment.
  5. Identifies, assesses, prioritizes and manages risks in a production process at an elementary level, under supervision
  6. Uses clear and effective verbal communications skills with guidance (but not constant supervision) to express ideas and request actions.
  7. Uses clear and effective elementary writing skills under supervision to express ideas, request actions and formulate plans or policies.


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