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  • Posted: Nov 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian and UK-listed resources company, Base Resources Limited (ASX and AIM: BSE). Its flagship development is the Kwale Mineral Sands Project in Kwale County, 50km south of Mombasa. Base is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates ...
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    Mechanical Fitter

    As a member of the Maintenance Team, you will report to the Fixed Plant Supervisor and will be responsible for carrying out preventative plant maintenance in a safe and efficient manner. This position is for a contract period of 18months.

    The main duties will include but are not limited to:

    1. Carrying out trouble shooting, fault finding and corrective maintenance of plant equipment
    2. Carrying out condition monitoring as required
    3. Disassembling, reassembling and reinstalling equipment in the plant using OEM manuals
    4. Recording all completed work and the parts used in the work order system
    5. Setting up fitting tools on the job at hand and instructing fitter assistants on fitting tools as required
    6. Setting up and operating workshop machines and maintaining equipment including but not limited to conveyors, elevators and pumps as instructed and as per standard operating procedures.
    7. Accurately reading, interpreting and planning work according to drawings

    To succeed you will have:

    1. A minimum of a Government Trade Test - Certificate 1 in Mechanical Engineering
    2. A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Mechanical Fitter in a similar/heavy industry
    3. Maintenance and diagnostic skills on relevant equipment
    4. Accuracy in record keeping and time keeping
    5. Experience in use of electrical and manual tools including but not limited to grinders and drilling machines
    6. The ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
    7. Knowledge of safety standards and a willingness to use protective clothing
    8. Attention to detail
    9. Proficiency in written and spoken English

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    Disciplines we are looking for include:

    1. Bachelor of Commerce – Finance/Accounting option
    2. Bachelor of Science – Information Technology
    3. Bachelor of Science - Logistics & Transport Management
    4. Bachelor of Science – Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering
    5. Bachelor of Science – Chemical/Mining Engineering
    6. Bachelor of Science - Chemistry
    7. Bachelor of Science – Water & Environmental Engineering/Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
    8. Certificate in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
    9. Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery/Wood Machining/Fitter
    10. Certificate in Heavy Plant Mechanics


    1. To be considered for a place on this 3-months’ Attachment Programme applicants must:
    2. Be currently enrolled (3rd or 4th year for Degree Students) in a Kenyan University or accredited College or Polytechnic.
    3. Have a valid Indemnity Insurance and proof of same
    4. Not have had a previous attachment with Base Titanium
    5. Complete registration on the ITAP portal
    6. Complete the NITA - Industrial Attachment Contract in full
    7. Complete the online candidate profile in full
    8. Be a Kenyan citizen
    9. Have or be a holder of an endorsement letter from a University/College which indicates that the attachment aligns to their field of study

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    Graduate Trainee

    What Are Our Requirements?

    In this intake we are looking for 7 highly motivated and intelligent graduates from the following disciplines:

    1. Bachelor of Science – Mechanical/Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering
    2. Bachelor of Science - Information Technology
    3. Bachelor of Science – Geology
    4. Bachelor of Science - Mining & Mineral Processing Engineering
    5. Bachelor of Science – Occupational Health & Safety/Environmental Science
    6. Bachelor of Science - Water & Environmental Engineering/Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

    To be considered applicants must:

    1. Have graduated with a relevant and recognized degree within the last one year and/or be due to graduate in 2022
    2. Have (or be on track to) an Upper 2nd class honors or higher
    3. Be a Kenyan citizen
    4. Be able to produce verified transcripts
    5. What you must do to be considered:
    6. Complete the online candidate profile in full
    7. Complete the online interview questions and attach a CV
    8. Attach degree or academic transcript for final or current year
    9. Combine all documents into one document and upload as a single file online (max 10MB)

    Method of Application

    As interest in this programme is normally high, we strongly encourage applicants to lodge their application with the Training Superintendent via or drop off at the HR Desk or at the main gate and ensure they meet and address all the requirements of the online application process. Only applications which meet the above criteria will be considered and preference will be given to suitable candidates who are from the mine affected areas. Applications close 6 th December 2021 and only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Base is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Base Titanium Limited on to apply

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