Specialist Electrician
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, ZA
2d ago

Location : Port Elizabeth

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum NTC3 Certificate / BEng with electrical as a core subject.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an Electrical Workshop Environment
  • PLC troubleshooting and programming
  • Candidate Characteristic Skills

  • Self Starter
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills, as he / she would be interacting with Plant personnel as well as with management.
  • Purpose

    Responsible for the maintenance and servicing of all plant machines and mechanical equipment. The incumbent may at times be required to fabricate new equipment or to make modifications to existing equipment.

    He / She will be involved with general electrical work requirements, mechanical work and specialized electrical work.

    Key Requirements

  • Mentor drive experience (installation, setting and programming)
  • Siemens PLC programming and fault finding
  • Wiring diagram understanding and operation of E-Plan
  • Wiring labelling in panels
  • Electrical fault finding and repairs
  • Electrical cabinet designing and construction
  • Proactive and showing curiosity intelligence (CQ)
  • Keen to learn and grow in the position
  • Principle Accountabilities :

  • Attends to all electrical repairs and breakdowns as they arise and advises Engineering Manager of faults to ensure that necessary adjustments are made to production and delivery schedule.
  • Due to the continuous production process the incumbent is required to be on a 24-hour standby and may at times be called out to assist in emergency breakdowns even when not on standby.
  • Conducts on the spot repairs to plant and equipment and assists in other related jobs as a relief when required.
  • Provides and arranges the necessary training to the workshop assistant.
  • When lifting, moving or installing heavy plant equipment, the incumbent uses various rigging equipment.
  • Ensure housekeeping is maintained within his work environment at all times.
  • Operating and Special Features

  • Works without direct supervision and considerable reliance is placed on his ability and knowledge of the Plant.
  • Required to interface at all levels and across all functions within the global organization.
  • Required to interface with external bodies including Engineering suppliers, consultants, and other Site companies
  • Required to work with very little direct supervision and therefore has freedom to act within own department.
  • Required to consult with the respective line managers of the different departments.
  • PLC troubleshooting and programming
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