Omron/Siemens PLC Electrician
Career-seekers Recruitment Solutions
Durban, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

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.
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