Maintenance Foreman (1 year fixed term contract)

The Playhouse Company situated in Durban is looking to fill the position of Maintenance Foreman. Key performance areas include:

Job Requirements:

  • Trade tested artisan – Either Fitter or Electrician
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of the job

Other Competencies, Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong technical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Leadership experience essential.
  •  Project Management

Outputs / Deliverables

Plant reliability:

  • Adherence to Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule.
  • Provide technical support to team on overhauls and breakdowns.
  • Conduct RCA for major breakdowns (> 1hr) and drive process to address.
  • Provide technical improvements & solutions as needed for poor performing equipment.

People & Contractor Management:

  • Inspect work and sign off Job-cards (External & Internal)
  • Ensure personnel adhere to site rules w.r.t Hot work, permits, etc.


  • Ensure internal customers’ needs are supported – providing feedback and completion of work, attending meetings, etc.
  • Engage with external parties as required – spares / technical input / RCA’s.
  • Retain the relevant documentation.


  • Lead team to deliver great performance – set example via self.
  • Coach and mentor team.
  • Lead daily workshop meeting at 08h30.
  • Attend the daily departmental meeting at 09h00.

This Job Specification indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the position and therefore is not intended as an exhaustive list.

By applying for this position, you consent in terms of Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) to your personal information being obtained; utilised and stored by the company.

Interested people are invited to apply using the Company Job Portal (under “Vacancies”- “Application” Upload CV then follow the instructions) by no later than Tuesday, 13  February 2024

 NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In the event that you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application, assume that your application has been unsuccessful.