Mechanical Fitter Wanted

Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Australian and UK listed company, Base Resources. It is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates and on attracting and developing good people. Kwale is the first large scale mining development in Kenya and represents an exciting opportunity for high performing candidates seeking to be part of the successful Kwale Mine operations. Pragmatic and pro-active candidates with strong integrity and who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Fitter
As a member of the Maintenance Team, you will be responsible for carrying out preventative maintenance. You will be reporting to the Fixed Plant Supervisor.
The main duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Carrying out trouble shooting, fault finding and corrective maintenance of plant equipment.
  • Carrying out condition monitoring as required.
  • Disassembling, reassembling and reinstalling equipment in the plant using OEM manuals.
  • Recording all completed work and the parts used in the work order system
  • Setting up fitting tools on the job at hand and instructing fitter assistants on fitting tools as required.
  • Setting up and operating workshop machines and equipment including but not limited to conveyors, elevators and pumps as instructed and as per standard operating procedures.
  • Accurately reading, interpreting and planning work according to drawings.
  • Ensuring Fixed Plant Supervisors and other stakeholders are kept informed of equipment availability.
To succeed you will be a Kenyan National and have:
  • A minimum of a Government Trade Test – Certificate 1 in Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience as a Mechanical Fitter in a similar/heavy industry
  • Maintenance and diagnostic skills on relevant equipment
  • A high level of interpersonal skills
  • Good presentation, be well spoken, and have strong work ethics
  • Accuracy in record keeping and time keeping
  • Experience in use of electrical and manual tools including but not limited to grinders and drilling machines
  • The ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of safety standards and a willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • A “Can Do” attitude
If you believe you have the appropriate skills and want to work for this progressive organization we encourage you to apply to the Fixed Plant Maintenance Superintendent at by no later than 20th November 2017. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an assessment and panel interview.
Applicants who have previously applied need NOT apply again.

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