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Apprenticeship – Diesel Mechanic

Business unit / group function:
Kumba iron ore
Kathu, South Africa
Reference ID:
Experience / Type of work:
Entry level / apprenticeship / apprentice
April 30, 2021

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General description
Company’s description:
We have an exciting position for an apprentice – a diesel mechanic, who will be responsible for passing an aptitude test, interview, and medical evaluation before the apprenticeship begins.

Be part of the team. The team that makes it possible

Guided by our purpose and values, we enable both high performance and determined action, as our goal is to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible.

Kumba iron ore

We produce high-quality iron ore, the key component of steel widely used in construction and manufacturing throughout the world. Our activities include all aspects: exploration; mining; processing and mixing; Shipment; marketing and sales. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Work description:
We have a great opportunity for you to join our extraordinary team at Sishen Mine in a three-year craft learning enrichment program.

Our three-year craft apprenticeship program is an enrichment program for the community and will allow you to develop classroom and on-the-job skills / basic training at the Sishen Mine. This program will allow you to maximize your potential along with a personalized plan that will provide you with a future to make a difference. As you progress through your artisan apprenticeship program, we will help you discover your real ability and develop your skills as a craftsman.

Training programs for artisan apprentices:

1st year: Institutional training in Sivos, Technical Training Center.

2nd year: On-the-job / basic training at the Sishen mine.

3rd year: full commercial test

You will need to have the following:

Minimum N2 requirement with Mathematics, Engineering Science, Diesel Trade Theory, and Engineering Drawings as subjects.

Additional Information:
About us

Our goal is to lead the industry by seeking ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet, which means that we are constantly looking for new opportunities to extract and process our products from sustainably, using less water. less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you will find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programs, we bring out the best in our people. There are many opportunities to advance and move up as well. We are a large and successful multinational company, and we continue to grow all the time.

Inclusion and diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect each colleague for who they are and provide equal opportunity for all to realize their potential.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please fill out our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

Preference will be given to applications from designated groups defined in terms of Labor Equity. Although applications will be accepted throughout South Africa, candidates from our labor dispatch areas and the North Cape will receive preference. Please see the “how to apply” section in this ad.

With Kumba Iron Ore Ltd, your career dreams can come true.

Apply for the Craftsman scholarships listed above only if you meet the requirements: Upload an updated full CV (include race, gender, contact number (s) and email address); Original certified copy of your identification; Original certified copy of the driver’s license; Original certified copy of the highest approved grade level; Original certified copy of the N grade; Subject certificates if they are made at different times

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