Yellow Plant Diesel Mechanic – KZN

Our client based on the North Coast, is looking for a Yellow Plant Diesel Mechanic to join their company.

Area: North Coast

Salary: R30 000 – R40 000 p/m


  • 15 + years’ experience in the maintenance of yellow plant. IE, Excavators, Graders, TLB’s, Payloaders, Dozers, ADT’s, Mobile Cranes.
  • Knowledge of Tipper trucks, crane trucks and watercarts
  • LDV knowledge is an advantage
  • Trade Tested Diesel Mechanic/Earth Moving Equipment
  • Own Transport + Driver’s License Code 10 essential
  • Must have own tools
  • Ability to work unsupervised and under pressure
  • Strong decision making, communication and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be fit and healthy
  • Must be willing to work overtime and on standby
  • Fully bilingual

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proactive and involved in procurement of spares
  • Repairs of mechanical breakdowns
  • Write detailed inspection reports and repair plans for each plant item. Represent these reports and plans to Asset Manager for approval and advise on repair options and costs
  • Plan and schedule servicing of plant in advance
  • Preventative maintenance on all machinery
  • Preparing work plans after fully scoping out the issues
  • Collaborate with other repair team members to ensure a vehicle is safely and efficiently operating to the driver’s needs
  • Run diagnostic tests on vehicles/plant, replacing the vehicles/plant’ engine, transmission, hydraulics, steering mechanism or braking system and test driving the vehicle to determine if they properly fixed the maintenance issue
  • Travel to various sites to inspect plant, provide solutions and do repairs
  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols


  1. Lenny pillay on 2nd Jan 2024 at 5:23 pm

    Good afternoon. I’m interested in this position. 0725296308. Thanks

    • Nadine on 5th Jan 2024 at 8:52 am

      Hi Lenny, this position has since been filled but we do get more in. Soonest something comes in that suits you we will definitely be in touch. many thanks and heres to a successful 2024 career wise for you

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