Repair Operator Job at ALSTOM – in Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Description

Req ID:104823

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Repair operator position. The successful candidate will be based in Nigel, the role requires some mobility to client depots.

The role report directly to the Repair Centre team leader in Industrial organisation (or to the appropriate Industrial manager while the team is being formed).

The purpose of the role:
Diagnose problems in malfunctioning equipment, determine the faulty part, and then decide if it can be fixed or to be replaced. Perform repair and overhaul operations, refurbishment in the repair centre, assemble finished product and inspect product to ensure high quality standards.

Operate, tend, stop, and clean machines, execute dynamic storage maintenance tasks. Realise level 1 and 2 maintenance tasks on special and standard tools in all facilities.

Network & Links: Industrial teams, Depot operation team, EHS, Warehouse, Logistics Methods, Regional Centre EPU Managers, Production workers, Maintenance and Overhaul workers.


Technical Certificate in the manufacturing field (mechanical, pneumatic or electrical)

Minimum experience of 5 years in the maintenance or production field, preferably in the railway industry

Ability to read and understand drawings, use schematics and test specifications

Previous working knowledge of Health & Safety standards

Ability to execute the work autonomously

Ability to Coach Others and occasionally share skills/information to others

Self-Motivated and inspired by the job in hand

Track and clean assemblies to be tested / repaired

Mechanical disassemble the products

Execute maintenance tasks on sub-system products, tools and equipment

Operate production equipment

Ensure conformance to specifications

Fill of all necessary documents. Schematics, Fabrication drawings, etc.

Ability to make repair or scrap decision

Identify and cross reference components.

Organise and store components replacement and assemblies.

Ensure validity and certification of relevant tools

Populate relevant maintenance and repair follow-up in the data base

Guarantee information flow within the repair team

Perform quality self-control

Monitor the production process and carrying out basic testing and quality checks

Clean and maintain work areas and machinery in good state

Propose new or improved ways or working that will enable the Teams to improve their efficiency or the safety of their work

Undertake other duties as specified by the Repair Centre Manager

Carry out such work in accordance with strict Health & Safety procedures as laid down by legislation and the Company Health Safety policies.

Read reports and manuals as and when required.

Report accidents/incidents, and the work done to validate or maintain the tools.

Drive company vehicles when required and applicable

Adhere to EHS and Quality policies

Repair WIP

Repair OTIF

Adhere to Method times

Availability of machine and tools

Number of NC raised by industrial quality department and by client

Successful integration & training of new employees


Closing Date: Thursday, 22 April 2021

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

Job Type:Experienced

About Company

Company: ALSTOM –

Company Location:  Johannesburg, Gauteng

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