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Company Description:As a rigger you will take responsibility in assisting the rest of the operations to reach safe production performance levels through the effective maintenance of equipment.

Please note that this is a fixed term contract role.

By looking after our assets, you’ll become an asset too.

Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people’s dreams.

Anglo Platinum

Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:

Please note that this is a fixed term contract role.

This role has a 2.9.2 appointment in terms of the MHSA, Act of 1996 and you will need to be a certified competent rigger. Your main responsibility will be to maintain, install and commission all machinery and equipment to an agreed standard in the area of your responsibility.

The focus for this role will be to:

  • Report possible defects and plan the action needed to rectify the risk or defect.
  • Stop the operation if the working conditions are unsafe and attend and conduct safety meetings.
  • Conduct and participate in Risk assessments.
  • Attend to Breakdowns and emergencies as required.
  • Ensure that material, spares and equipment are available as required.
  • Plan and work in a sequence that prioritise work requirements including completing job cards and description of work and spares used (PM’s).

This role is in the Engineering department at a

C2level reporting to the Engineering Foreman on

Fixed Term Contract (FTC)basis.


You will need the following:

  • Grade 10 or Technical Trade qualification (N2)
  • Certified Competent Rigger (Trade test).

Additional information:

What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Background Checks

If your application is successful, criminal and other background checks, where appropriate, will be required

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfill their potential.

How to apply

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

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