Murray & Roberts: Crane Coordinators x2

Business Name: Murray & Roberts Projects
Job Title: Crane Coordinators x 2
Location: Witbank - Kusile Site
Nature of Employment: Limited Duration Contract Employee

Please note that:
1. The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
2. Murray & Roberts Projects reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
3. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
4. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
5. Please note that the suitable candidate must be willing to be re-assigned to Medupi Power Project in Lephalale (Ellisras), Limpopo, if operational requirements should deem it necessary.

Job Summary:
Murray & Roberts Projects invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Crane Coordinator for the Kusile Project reporting to the Rigging Manager. The project entails the building of 6 x 780 MW Coal Fired Super Critical Boiler for the coal fired Kusile Power Station to be erected at the Kusile Site at Witbank, Mpumalanga , South Africa. Preference will be given to suitably qualified EE candidates

Key Responsibilities:
The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
- Resource planning
- Daily activity plan (write up)
- Materials
- Equipment
- Plant
- Coordinate Plan and Control Crane allocation for erection, program to ensure that targets are met or improved. This includes managing the crane utilisation schedule.
- Ensure high standards of safety and quality are adhered to.
- Must report all deviations from the scope of work timeously in writing to the Rigging Manager.

Key Requirements:
Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

- Minimum 3 years experience in the Crane or Plant Hire industry.
- Must be able to spreadsheets and word documents and read planning schedules.
- Must be able to coordinate resources (People & Equipment).
- A good knowledge of crane / plant scheduling is essential.
- Must be able to work unsupervised.
- Understand the basic of rigging work.

Education: Suitable candidates must possess a combination of the following minimum qualifications and skills:
- Relevant Tech / Diploma required

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!
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