Electrical Technicians

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Job Description

Successful candidates will be accountable to the Senior Electrical Technician. To qualify for these positions most suitable candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

• S4 Electrical Engineering or an Equivalent Qualification as per the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and RPL - SAQA would be considered.
• A minimum of 5 years experience in an engineering and manufacturing environment.
• Must have Siemens PLC experience or similar system.
• Instrumentation experience will be an added advantage.
• Ability to read and interpret electrical and electronic drawings and diagrams.
• Must have Supervisory skills, with the ability to transfer knowledge to students and apprentices.
• Must have a valid and unendorsed driver’s license.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• Performs planned and unplanned maintenance on all electrical and electronic equipment and machinery, including Semiens drives.
• Electrical Systems Upgrades.
• Must be able to Setup, Program and do Faultfinding on S5/S7 Siemens PLC, Siemens Master Drives and Intouch HMI systems.
• Involved in the smooth running and optimization of the equipment and plant.
• Performs condition monitoring on equipment and machinery and analysis the efficiency.
• Must be able and willing perform standby and call out duties and get to work.
In addition to the above the successful candidate must also have the following attributes: Positive with energetic attitude; highly self-motivated; good communicator; good “work ethic”; good faultfinding and problem-solving skills, able to work in a team as well as individually and must have sober habits.