Closing Date:  30 March 2021

Maitenance Operative – Electrical


Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company  would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role


DEPARTMENT: Engineering

SECTION:         All

JOB TITLE:        Maintenance Operative

DATE WRITTEN 01/10/2010

DATE GRADED: 14/10/2010


DATE RATIFIED:  14/10/2010

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs visual inspections on any equipment/machinery/environment in order to establish any defects, assessing specific requirements and reporting findings as appropriate
  • Removes and replaces defective components/parts as directed by the relevent supervisor and confirms availability of consumables with supervisor
  • Operates specialised equipment and power/hand tools relevant to his/her trade which he/she was trained on (e.g. impact wrenches,electric drills/saws, grinding wheels, oxy-actylene torch etc.
  • Performs basic repairs, installations and any other work, for the operation of all machinery/plant/equipment in area of responsibility, for which they are suitably qualified
  • Carries out basic troubleshooting
  • Reads and interprets basic technical drawings, diagrams and workshop manuals
  • Cleans/stores and performs basic maintenance on the equipment as required
  • Attends to all administrative functions of the position, taking cognisance of the need to create a clear audit trail.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Analyses the sectional area’s financial needs to develop a budget and ensures sufficient financial resources to meet business needs.
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Trade Test B


1 year post experience in an engineering environment or successful completion of the Operatives Development Programme (ODP)

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Drivers License – Class B

Technical Competencies

  • Service Orientation
  • Service Management
  • Risk Management
  • Responsible SHEC Practice
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality & Ethical conduct

Behavioral Competencies

  • Adherence to Safety
  • Problem solving skills
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Fixed Term Contract
9 Months