Shift Electrician
South Africa
10d ago

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position based in Secondary Production, Green Park, Epping 2, Cape Town.

The successful applicant will report to the Engineering Specialist (Automation). The electrician will work shifts, which includes night shift and weekends.

Key Performance Indicators would include, but are not limited to :

  • Reading and understanding of electrical drawings;
  • Good knowledge of electrical reticulation in a plant environment;
  • Repairs of production machinery as well as site related electrical work e.g. lighting, boilers, compressors, installations etc.;
  • Methodical fault finding and maintenance of electrical motors, control panels and distribution boards;
  • Excellent working knowledge of sensor control, VSD, HMI, switchgear, AC motors, servo motors, relay logic, industrial instrumentation, basic understanding of PLC;
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and policies;
  • Comply with Distell’s standard operating practices;
  • Excellent housekeeping.
  • The successful candidate must preferably have the following experience / skills :

  • At least 3 years working experience in an electrical / automation environment;
  • Familiar with conveyor line control, PLC automation (preferably Siemens S7) and high speed machinery;
  • Must be self-motivated, innovative and able to work without supervision;
  • Able to work and make decisions under pressure;
  • Possess good communication skills on all levels;
  • Have own reliable transport available;
  • Willing and able to work shifts, overtime and flexible hours;
  • Ability to do in depth problem solving and fault finding;
  • Active involvement in mini-business activities.
  • Able to work within a team.
  • The successful candidate must preferably have the following qualification / s :

  • Minimum N3;
  • Trade tested Electrician.

    If you are interested and meet all requirements, please register your cv and apply via the Distell career portal at

    Closing date : 04 January 2018

    Reference : 10161

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