The Hedweld Group of Companies are always looking for new people to join our global workforce. The Job Titles below show the current positions vacant at Hedweld. If you would like to join our team in one of these positions or you feel you have something to add to our team please send your CV to addressed to the General Manager.

Positions Vacant

Role and Responsibilities – Summary

  • Installs assembles, repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment, such as ladders, motors, pneumatics, hydraulics & electrical parts, production machines and equipment.
  • Provides after-sales product support and operational & maintenance training for customers.
  • Assists in achieving the goals and objectives of the Hedweld USA & Group Strategic plans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyzes work orders and blueprints to determine information such as material to be used, type of operations, and sequence of operations required.
  • Inspects work site to determine presence of obstructions or dangers and to avoid interfering with personal safety or activities of other workers.
  • Visually inspects machines and equipment in operation to fault find and locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Discusses equipment malfunctions with customers to determine suitable outcomes.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other issues.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Welding and fabrication as required.
  • Correctly operates hand tools, plant and equipment.
  • Maintains records of repairs and testing, compiles reports and paperwork for all jobs
  • Compile requisition orders for materials and parts required to carry out duties
  • Cost effectively performs general installation, assembly, repair and modifications to fluid power systems in a timely manner.
  • Ensures company vehicles are regularly serviced and maintained.
  • Perform onsite commissioning work of products.
  • Performs installation and commissioning of equipment
  • Conducts training on site in the use of equipment.
  • Investigates warranty issues and works with Business Development Manager to report all warranty issues to Senior Management.
  • Liaises with other staff at all times in relation to jobs, requirements and feedback.
  • Provides ongoing technical assistance to customers and customer support personnel.
  • Assist customer support personnel to help customers use products properly.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team or autonomously as required.


  • Assists in achieving ongoing improvements to organizational safety, communication and morale
  • Upholds the organization’s commitment to Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Adheres to company policies and safe working practices
  • Ensure the use of supplied PPE with oneself, team members, other employees, visitors and contractors

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Trade Qualification (Plant Mechanic/Mechanic/Hydraulic Fitter)
  • Site work experience (preferably in mining/heavy vehicle sector)
  • Committed Team Player
  • Intermediate computer skills – Microsoft office suite
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Passport
  • Ability to read schematics drawings (Hydraulics/Pneumatic/Electrical)
  • Excellent trouble shooting & trouble solving skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Forklift ticket
  • Pronto experience (ERP System)
  • Current OSHA & MSHA training certificate

Applications close 9 April 2019.