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Duties to include:
Performs a variety of skilled carpentry work in the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and fixtures.
Alters, repairs, inspects and constructs articles and structures of wood, including partitions, counters, doors, window frames, scaffolds, forms and fences.
Constructs and repairs furniture, equipment and wooden fixtures such as cabinets, countertops, desks, and shelves and other delicate hand made items.
Hangs drywall; performs taping and texturing and drywall repairs.?
Lays and repairs floors
Operates saws, lathes, planers, shapers, joiners, sanders, and other woodworking equipment.
Performs glazing and roof repair functions.
Plans, organizes and lays out assigned tasks; estimates labor and material project costs.
Monitors supply and equipment inventories and recommends/requisitions purchases.?
Maintains a variety of records including those related to preventive maintenance and service performed.
Performs semi-skilled duties related to other maintenance trade areas.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience, Funeral cover for up to 11 family members. 26 day working month with 24 days of Annual Leave. (Francistown based)
Skilled methods, techniques, supplies, materials, and equipment utilized in carpentry work pertaining to facilities, building, and equipment maintenance, repair, and construction.
Principles and procedures of routine preventive maintenance.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
ABILITY TO: Drive a service vehicle to and from work sites.
Operate a variety of manual and motorized tools.
Accurately estimate time and material costs.?
Perform highly skilled and complex craft maintenance functions.?
Interpret blueprints, plans, drawings, schematics, and other data pertaining to the maintenance, repair, and construction of facilities, office buildings, and equipment.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal accountability controls.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the cou
The role will take responsibility for maintenance, repairs and services for trucks as well as attending break-downs when required. The role will also cover engine maintenance and gearboxes.
The role will take responsibility for all mechanical aspects for the fleet which covers both light and heavy vehicles, and will oversee repairs, general maintenance and service.
The role will take responsibility for all aspects of auto-electric work on both light and heavy vehicles for the company.
Must have worked on light and heavy vehicles.
Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures
Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing
Deftness and attention to detail
Proficient in English
Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
Bell, bead with power hammers, or weld pressure vessel tube ends, in order to ensure leakproof joints.
Bolt or arc-weld pressure vessel structures and parts together, using wrenches and welding equipment.
Examine boilers, pressure vessels, tanks, and vats to locate defects such as leaks, weak spots, and defective sections so that they can be repaired.
Inspect assembled vessels and individual components, such as tubes, fittings, valves, controls, and auxiliary mechanisms, to locate any defects.
Install manholes, handholes, taps, tubes, valves, gauges, and feedwater connections in drums of water tube boilers, using hand tools.
Install refractory bricks and other heat-resistant materials in fireboxes of pressure vessels.
Lay out plate, sheet steel, or other heavy metal, and locate and mark bending and cutting lines, using protractors, compasses, and drawing instruments or templates.
Locate and mark reference points for columns or plates on boiler foundations, following blueprints and using straightedges, squares, transits, and measuring instruments.
Position, align, and secure structural parts and related assemblies to boiler frames, tanks, or vats of pressure vessels, following blueprints.
An eye for detail.
Technical and mechanical aptitude.
Patience and accuracy.
The ability to handle tools and machinery.
Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Proven ability to effectively manage a team
Ability to effectively liaise with external parties (customers, suppliers, contractors)
Demonstrable knowledge of relevant mechanical and electrical theory and application
Experience of developing and driving high standards of Health and Safety implementation
Clear understanding of principles of continuous improvement management
Able to use computer packages