Mechanical Fitter

Job Summary:

6Sigma Marine (Pty) Ltd, ship and rig maintenance and repair company provide general and specialised maintenance and repair support for the shipping and oil and gas market. Part of the services provided is specialist maintenance of mechanical equipment. We are looking for an experienced mechanical fitter on permanent basis based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for plant and equipment maintenance on a regular and daily basis throughout the work scope duration, being a key member as part of the team to deliver an exceptional high standard of work.
  • To carry out all daily checks and maintenance required for running all equipment associated with-in the work scope i.e. Machinery, Engines, Generators, Hydraulic equipment, HP & UHP Jetting Units, air compressors, BA equipment, pumps, Diesel driven equipment.
  • Carry out regular plant and equipment visual safety inspections to ensure there are no faults or defects.
  • Complete defects report for any piece of equipment deemed broken or missing.
  • Carry out diesel fuelling on diesel driven equipment in conjunction with COSHH regulations.
  • Carry out manifesting of all equipment on arrival and prior to departing from completed work scopes.
  • Inform the supervisor if a maintenance permit to work is required in order to carry out work out with routine daily maintenance on equipment.
  • Ensure all energy sources have been physically isolated prior to carrying out maintenance activities.
  • Carry out a visual check on team members about to commence work using Machinery, Engines, Generators, Hydraulic equipment, HP & UHP Jetting Units, air compressors, BA equipment, pumps, Diesel driven equipment.  in compliance with the relevant associations safe code of practice.
  • To be proactive in and fully assist as part of a team in all aspects of maintenance specialist cleaning work scopes including the roles of NORM/ Cleaning Operatives, this shall include general and specialist cleaning activities, removal and disposal of NORM waste and vessel internal furniture removal and replacement.
  • Proactive in the rotation duties of the crew carrying out related work within the vessel internal

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • South African permanent resident / citizen
  • Relevant Mechanical fitter qualifications
  • Relevant certifications, including:
  • Trade qualifications
  • OPITO Bosiet with CA EBS
  • OGUK medical with more than 1-year validity
  • Passport
  • Yellow fever
  • Covid vaccine
  • Seaman book

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for career development and advancement within our company. If you have a passion for engineering and are committed to excellence and safety, we invite you to apply for this exciting and challenging role in our shipping industry team. To apply, please send your cover letter, CV, and documentation to Don’t miss out on this chance to take your career to the next level with 6Sigma Marine (Pty) Ltd.


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