Motheo Operations, Ghanzi, BOTSWANA
The Lubrication Technicians is responsible for facilitating maintenance and repairs on operations vehicles as they come into the workshop.
The Technician will be responsible for applying lubricants to the moving parts of the process plant and vehicle engines to prevent premature engine wear and ensure optimal engine performance.
Key Performance Areas
- Maintaining records of maintenance activities and repairs performed to keep track of equipment condition and preventative measures taken
- Applying lubricants to the moving parts of the process plant and vehicle engines to prevent premature engine wear and ensure optimal engine performance.
- Inspecting equipment and recording maintenance requirements in a logbook
- Performing routine maintenance on equipment to ensure its safe operation, such as greasing bearings and replacing belts or hoses
- Maintaining inventory of lube products such as motor oil and transmission fluid
- Identifying problems with equipment that could lead to breakdowns, malfunctions, or other problems
- Lubricating wheel bearings to prevent excessive tire wear.
- Performing engine cleanings to prevent rust formation.
- Replacing cabin, fuel, air, and oil filters as required.
- Performing tire rotations to ensure even tire wear.
- Testing tire pressure and adding air as needed.
- Thoroughly inspecting customers’ vehicles for oil leaks.
- Making recommendations for additional servicing based on initial vehicle inspections.
- Notifying the Service Advisor when vehicle maintenance or servicing cannot be completed within scheduled timeframes
- Proven experience in automotive maintenance and repair.
- Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
- Excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
- Effective communication skills.
- Time management and organizational skills as well as hand-eye coordination
- Effective communication and customer service skills
- The ability to read and follow complex directions in manuals as well as relay information in reports
- The physical ability to perform all tasks related to the position of Lube Technician, such as bending and reaching, standing for long periods of time and lifting.
Qualification & Experience
- National Craft Certificate (NCC): Heavy Plant Mechanic or related fields
- Valid driver’s license
- Certificate in basic and advanced automotive repair, engine repair, suspension repair, electrical systems, brakes and steering systems, and computer diagnostics
- 5 years + continuous experience in process plant maintenance and
- Sound knowledge in the maintenance, repairs and fault finding of the processing plant equipment, Motor protection systems