Artisan

at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Science & Engineering
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

A vacancy has become available for an Artisan, based at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital, reporting to the Engineering Manager. This job exists to ensure installation and maintenance of electrical power equipment, lighting, and control systems in the hospital.

 

Critical Outputs

Accurately read and translate electrical blueprints or technical diagrams and networks.

Install and maintain electrical wiring, control, and lighting systems.

Inspect electrical components and equipment, such as transformers, Generators, UPS systems and various types of circuit breakers.

Understand and execute inspections, installations and testing of distribution boards (DBs) of low and medium voltage ratings.

Demonstrate competency in using electrical and electronic measuring and testing devices such as Multimeters, Amp meters, Megger, phase rotation meter, earth leakage tester, plug tester, etc.

Identify electrical problems or faults using a variety of electrical and electronic testing and measuring devices.

Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.

Inspect and make electrical repairs to basic and complicated workshop handheld and fixed power tools.

Follow state and local building regulations based on SANS10142, R158 and NBR to carryout inspections, installations and repairs.

Direct and train workers, assistants and trainees to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment.

Assemble, install, test, and maintain low voltage electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with OHS Act.

Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on function specifications and SANS10142.

Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment using the company’s active CMMS (SAP).

Safely work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for electrical materials and services.

Provide assistance and perform stand-by duties during emergencies by operating floodlights, generators, UPS, and driving needed vehicles.

Maintain and control electrical spares and store room or area adhering to company procedures around safety, housekeeping and general engineering best practices

Requirements

Desired qualifications:

 

At least N5 qualification with Trade Test certificate in Electrical (Heavy Current) engineering with a minimum of 3 years in operations or engineering maintenance.

Practical experience in a hospital environment or similar environment is essential.

Wireman’s License

Driver's License and own transport are a necessity

Computer literacy and experience on a CMMS preferably SAP PM would be an added advantage

 

Competencies

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

 

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