Field Service Technician (Trade Test / Diesel Mechanic / HME / Underground / Mining) – Free State, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 632 0901 MHU

Reference Number: 632 0901 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is a multinational underground mining equipment manufacturer who require a trade tested Field Service Technician to join their team. This role will be based in the Free State.



  • Provide expert and disciplined analysis of structural, or mechanical, electrical or hydraulic systems
  • Teardown, re-assemble, commission/ test and trouble-shoot MEMCO equipment at customer sites or MEMCO facility, as required
  • Execute timely planned work tasks as directed by immediate Supervisor
  • Assist the Product Support Manager with the preparation of technical reports, presentations, and repair cost estimates, audits of Customer equipment, etc.
  • Develop professional working relationships with key Customer personnel, and communicate any customer organizational or policy change to Service Manager
  • Identify potential business (i.e. sales) opportunities, and communicate to the appropriate team (i.e. Sales, Engineering


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Certificate of Qualification as a Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic (HDM). Millwright qualification will also be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience on heavy mobile equipment
  • Underground mining equipment experience
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting mechanical blueprints, hydraulic assembly drawings and electrical wiring
  • Harness and control system schematics
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to be flexible and open to new methods, processes and technologies
  • Ability to work independently or within a team under minimal supervision
  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to



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Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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