Our Client, a well-established and highly prestigious South African Manufacturer is seeking to URGENTLY appoint a dynamic Omron / Siemens PLC Electrician to be based in their Durban Engineering Operations.
MAIN PURPOSE FOR THE ROLE :
Report directly into the Factory Engineer
Increase machine availability for production by maintaining, repairing, and improving machinery in the factories.
Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.
KEY COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS :
Min N4 qualification ESSENTIAL
Successful completion of an Electrical trade test ESSENTIAL.
This qualification could have been obtained through either a formal apprenticeship or Section 28 of the Manpower Training Act.
Must have completed min of 4 years as a trade tested Electrician PLC experience (Siemens, Omron)
Wireman’s licence ESSENTIAL
Technical knowledge of the control panels, drives, motors and sensors
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammmeters and test lamps
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes to ensure compatibility and safety of system
Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
Provide efficient electrician support service
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes
Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair
Ensure compliance with codes, OHSACT and All relevant local and international codes and best practices.
Direct and train workers to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Willing to work overtime when necessary and standby rota system.
Must have own transport.