Maintenance Fitter and Turner

  • East London
  • Abantu Staffing Solutions

Overview / Purpose of the job:

Maintain and improve mechanical machinery availability for production purposes. Ensure machinery conforms to general machinery regulations. Department: ENGINEERING VINYLS, Reports to: MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Min Requirements:

  • Must have completed a Trade Test as Fitter & Turner
  • Be experienced in hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Be experienced in steam installations, heat exchanges etc.
  • Have experienced of welding of stainless steel, mild steel and alloy steel
  • Be experienced in transmissions and drive gearboxes
  • Be experience in plate work and boiler making
  • Be experience of lathe’s and milling machines



  • To ensure that the routine preventative maintenance is carried out.
  • To fill in reports on call outs, breakdown orders, workshop orders and safety orders.
  • To carry out development projects, modifications, additions and alterations to existing plant and machinery.
  • To carry out the safety programme to the S.E.I.F.S.A. Systems.
  • To adhere to the sections of law applicable to the Department and the Regulations according to the O.H.S. Act.
  • To carry out annual shutdown maintenance functions to plant and machinery according to the scheduled programme.
  • Be prepared to work overtime and shifts if and when required.
  • To do lubrication and Hyster driving.
  • To carry out steam installations, heat exchanges etc.
  • To do welding of mild steel and flame cutting.
  • To perform repairs on pneumatic systems.
  • To repair transmissions and drive gearboxes.
  • Fitting and replacing of belt clipjoints and replacing belts.
  • Ability to change all blades on production lines.
  • To carry out all hydraulic and pneumatics repairs.
  • Boiler and plant start ups.
  • Die tool assemble and overhaul.
  • To manufacture or repair machine parts and spares on the lathe and milling machines.
  • To perform all reasonable duties as given by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Adhere to and comply to ISO standards.