SUPERVISOR RIGGING AND SCAFFOLDING

Posted 1 week ago

JOB GRADE: C5

Reference Number: DY24/06/01

Armscor Dockyard, Site and Facilities Services Division has a vacancy for a Supervisor Rigging and Scaffolding. Applications are invited from people meeting the qualifications and experience requirements set out below.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide supervisory management of the rigging artisans, slingers and scaffolders within the Site and Facilities division. To plan, schedule and manage rigging and scaffolding services to the fleet of the South African Navy, its various shore establishments, visiting and commercial vessels and Armscor Dockyard.

CRITICAL PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • To perform daily toolbox talks with the staff and to communicate all relevant work for the day.
  • To perform resource planning and prioritization of tasks for the staff
  • To manage and report on productivity and effectivity of the staff.
  • To manage and monitor the availability of equipment.
  • To manage the spares and tools required.
  • To plan lead and manage small projects in the section.
  • Assist the section manager with developing long-term plans to improve the reliability and availability of rigging and scaffolding services & equipment.
  • Monitor progress of critical activities, identify possible problems and take action to correct these.
  • Manage the satellite store in the workshop to ensure that all spares are maintained and in safe working condition.
  • Ensure statutory compliance to all rigging chain blocks and slings
  • Ensure adherence to the Preventative maintenance system by ensuring that all job cards are completed timeously.
  • Mange the chain blocks and slings stores in the rigging workshop and track usage and availability.
  • Provide support to SA Navy where feasible.
  • Liaise with the SA NAVY to execute on maintenance tasks.
  • Supporting internal and external departmental supervisors when necessary.
  • Perform on standby and callout duties when required.
  • Any additional tasks required by the section manager.
  • Plan and schedule manufacturing of safety nets, pilot ladders, berthing ropes, cargo nets, docking ropes, docking wires the stock requirements.
  • Installation and maintenance of the wire ropes on the synchrolift.
  • Maintains all scaffolding equipment structurally with the highest standard and carry out preventative maintenance on these equipment/s.
  • Plan and schedule all scaffolding requests and current work activity.
  • Execute scaffolding statutory checks and filing to be accessible for auditing
  • Planning resources to assist with the warping in of vessels on both the dry dock and the synchrolift.
  • Assist the docking team with movement of vessels.
  • Assist with wire rope and pulley configurations for the movement of vessels.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the team when performing functional tests and system performance measurements.
  • Manage the integration of different sub-systems to achieve successful system trials and planned scenarios.
  • Diagnose origin of equipment failures by utilising technical manuals, circuit diagrams, data manuals and industry specialists.
  • Benchmark maintenance and docking and rigging procedures, according to industry standards and implement accordingly.
  • Legal Appointment as 2.7 for docking facilities
  • Assist GMR2.1 with all legislative compliance for the section

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • National Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Trade Certificate in Rigging endorsed by the Department of Labor or applicable SETA

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 years post qualification technical experience.
    • Minimum 2 years’ supervisory experience
    • Marine experience would be advantageous.

SPECIAL PROFICIENCY/SKILLS:

  • Must be willing to work overtime/shifts
  • Knowledge of onshore port equipment.
  • Knowledge of preservation and ship terminology.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational, Health and Safety Act,
  • MS Window & Office Suite knowledge.
  • ISO 9001:2008 Theory & practice.
  • Compliance to SANS 10085-1 -Scaffolding requirements.
  • Knowledge of 5S Standards
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Ability to work on a scaffold, cherry picker or man-basket.
  • Strong ethical conduct
  • Sober habits

To apply, send your application to Careersdy@Armscor.co.za

NB: All applicants must indicate reference number of the position they are applying for in the subject heading.

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to reference checking, verification of personal data and security clearance as part of the selection process.  In line with Armscor’s commitment to compliance with the Employment Equity Act, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.  People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 18 June 2024.  Late applications will not be considered.

Enquiries: Rochelle Biegnaar (021 787 3187)

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