Bidvest Tank Terminals: Charge Hand

BTT Richards Bay currently has a vacancy for a Charge Hand. The incumbent in this position will plan and execute daily mechanical work on the Richard’s Bay site thus creating an effective and productive maintenance department.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute planned maintenance providing reliable equipment to support operations activities
  • Schedule daily work and manage time to ensure that maximum productivity is met
  • Maintain all equipment in good working order according to supplier’s maintenance requirements
  • Complete job cards and update records accordingly
  • Co-ordinate all maintenance activities on site with the Planner and minimise downtime and delays
  • Arrange for efficient supply of strategic spares
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained at optimum levels to minimise downtime of equipment for operation
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed and filed timeously
  • Prioritise safety maintenance issues as per the ISO requirements
  • Ensure correct PPE is worn and available
  • Inspect portable electrical equipment, lifting equipment and PPE used by contractors on site
  • Facilitate daily maintenance meetings with the team and set out daily priorities
  • Continuously monitor expenditure and identify means to reduce costs
  • Comply with relevant acts and standards
  • Assist with ISO and NOSA audits to ensure that standards are met
  • Ensure work is complete and works orders closed
  • Ensure that damaged equipment is sent out for repairs and returned timeously
  • Use of root cause failure analysis and debottleneck where possible
  • Assist with project work when necessary

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric / Senior Certificate
  • N4 Certificate
  • Trade tested Fitter/ Millwright
  • Computer literate
  • 5 years in the fitting trade
  • Supervisory experience
  • Tank farm experience
  • Electrical and Welding knowledge
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Be a team player and create a team environment
  • A good knowledge of Safety management (NOSA), ISO 18000, ISO 9001 and 14001
  • Be able to work independently