Key outputs:

  • Perform planned and breakdown repairs, services and maintenance on Earthmoving Equipment and components to supplier standards and customer requirements.
  • Quickly and efficiently diagnose machine systems and carry out repairs, services and maintenance on Earthmoving Equipment on customer sites.
  • Compile accurate customer machine analysis and reports including Machine Inspection Reports (MIR’s) and Technical Analysis Reports (TA’s).
  • Maintain professional image when representing Barloworld Equipment.
  • Able to work without supervision in Field Service and workshop.
  • Ensure safe work practice.
  • Control Contamination.
  • Control own admin (labour booking, service reports, part returns, expenses etc.).
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Disassemble and assemble caterpillar components.


  • Grade 12.
  • Qualified in relevant trade (e.g. Diesel Mechanic / Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic) NQF 3.
  • Machine specific technical knowledge and skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Basic technical report writing.
  • Basic business and financial understanding.
  • Some Computer Literacy (SIS, STW and ET) knowledge.
  • Basic trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Applicable product knowledge.
  • Drivers licence – Code B.
  • Understanding of supplier warranty systems, policies and procedures.

Desired Skills:

  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic
  • Earthmoving Equipment
  • caterpillar components

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