Technical Analyst – Structural and Infrastructure Design – Boksburg

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Aug 3, 2023

The main focus of the Technical Analyst is to assist the Reliability Engineer with fabrications, repair and scoping; critical spares management and QA/QC in this field. Although this position is part of the engineering structure, the person will work closely with Supply Chain and Finance according to their systems and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 (Matric)
Weld inspection certification
Must have relevant Tertiary Qualification; preferably N.Dip Mechanical engineering


Availability and utilisation of equipment
Plant budgets and reporting (buckets, bowls – reserve)
Component change outs
Understanding of procurement processes
Daily costing and reporting of equipment
Understanding of Continuous Improvement and SHEQ processes
Previous in-depth involvement with mining equipment wear and crack repairs.

Duties ’ Responsibilities

Design optimal wear profiles in close liaison with OEMs to obtain optimal life out of buckets and bows
Manage and set appropriate repair standards for all equipment wear materials
Evaluate and understand different mining operations and material to select the correct wear materials to optimise life of buckets and bowls
Manage the insurance spare pool to ensure sufficient spares for major wear components
Manage and set specific repair design standards for all weldments’.i.e Booms, Sticks, Buckets, Bowls, Side frames, car bodies, etc
Register all components in the SAGE/AMT asset register
Maintain the profiles of components in the SAGE/AMT
Keep track of the fitment and de-fitment of components
Track the movement of all components in the SAGE/AMT
Assist the Technical Coordinator with information for warranty claims
Provide Plant Manager with reports and information to be presented during Supplier meetings

Knowledge Skills ’ Abilities

Must have excellent knowledge of and preferably at least 5 years’ experience in:
Wear material analyses
Strength of materials properties knowledge
Weld inspections

Behavioural Competencies

Approach work strategically
Drive financial optimization and efficiency
Effective resource management
Empower and motivate other effectively
Enthusiastically productive
Establish interpersonal tolerance and teamwork practices
Incorporate new approaches in key change initiatives
Produce effective business results
Promote ideas with impact
Show initiative and make things happen