Full job description
We are looking to hire an experienced elevator mechanic to service and maintain our client’s elevators. As an elevator mechanic, you will be required to oversee the installation of new elevators, perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot malfunctioning systems, repair or replace parts, and conduct safety tests.
To ensure success as an elevator mechanic, you should have advanced mechanical knowledge of elevator systems, good troubleshooting skills, and be able to work after hours if required. Ultimately, a top-class elevator mechanic installs, repairs, and maintains a client’s system with the least amount of downtime.

Elevator Technician Responsibilities:
• Overseeing the installation of elevators.
• Responding to mechanical failures and system malfunctions.
• Servicing and maintaining machine parts.
• Repairing or replacing system parts.
• Oiling and greasing moving parts.
• Carrying out safety checks.
• Carrying out daily, weekly and monthly inspections
• Maintaining a clean working area.

Elevator Technician Requirements:
• Trade, NCC, diploma or degree in mechanical engineering
• 2+ years experience working in mining environment
• Previous MQWM 14(2) appointment will be added advantage
• Relevant mechanical certification.
• Previous work experience as an elevator mechanic.
• Advanced knowledge of elevator systems, mechanical walkways, and escalators.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions.
• Physically fit and able to lift heavy objects.
• Ability to travel and work after hours when required.
• Ability to work independently.

Interested candidates should apply and send a cover letter, comprehensive and up to date, Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of certificates, National identity cards (Omang) and at least three (3) wok related references from current or previous employers. The application should be addressed to the address below and emailed info@optimalcontrol.co.bw. The subject of email should be the name of the position applied for.

HR Department
Optimal Control & Automation Botswana P O Box 2488
Location: Jwaneng
Email: info@optimalcontrol.co.bw
Closing Date: 22nd December 2023