Senior Electrician

at Vaal University of Technology
Location Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Engineering
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Vanderbijlpark

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Key Performance Areas include but not limited to:

 Construct and install new or upgrade existing electrical networks including cables, distribution

lines, substations, transformers, distribution and metering panels.

 Repairs and Maintenance: On High Tension (HT) networks (11000 Volt). This would include

cable joints, terminations etc.

 Ensure scheduled planned and predictive maintenance and ensure uninterrupted and optimum

functionality of electrical power supply system.

 Test and maintain electrical networks, electrical protection and metering equipment, standby

generators, building electrical, electrical switchgear and substations.

 Performs specialized tasks such as low and high voltage cable fault finding, termination and

jointing, switchgear and transformer maintenance.

 Inspect transformers and circuit breakers and other electrical components for maintenance,

repair and/or replacement.

 Ensure installations and safety procedures and guidelines are complied with and tasks

executed in accordance with standards associated with quality workmanship.

 Repairs and Maintenance: Electrical wiring to all buildings, Lighting circuits and luminaires.

 Ensure health and safety compliance to OHS Act at all times is adhered to, by Staff and

Contractors working on University networks

 

APPLICATION CRITERIA:

 

Qualification and Experience:

 Qualified Installation Electrician (NQF level 6) plus approximately 3 years post apprenticeship

experience.

 Trade Tested Electrical Artisan with a Competency Certificate

 Wireman’s License

 GMR2 Registered in Electrical Engineering

 Between 5 - 10 Years’ experience in running a facility of similar complexity – as a 3 Phase

Electrical Installation Electrician including the following areas:

o Electrical systems and distribution networks

o Light and heavy current voltage systems

o Maintaining power sub-stations

o Fault diagnosis, maintenance and repair of general electrical equipment

o Installation, maintenance and repair of general lighting equipment

o Specific experience in Generator installations

 Previous experience in safety and working with the regulations as laid down by OHS Act.

 ORHVS Switching Regulations three (3) phase electrical installation electrician practical

experience in the industry

 A Code 8 Drivers Licence

 Experience in Renewable energy field will be an added advantage

 At least one year supervision experience or be in possession of a supervision certificate.

 Good understanding of the OHS Act and other industry applicable legislations

 

Skills and Competencies:

 

 Planning, organising, monitoring and control.

 Strong communication skills at different levels

 Team Player

 Analytical skills - Attention to detail

 Stakeholder engagement skills at a professional level

 Positive attitude and solutions driven personality

 Report writing skills

 Strong adherence to corporate values

 Highly ethical in all business dealings

 Efficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

 Excellent Presentation Skills

 Standby and call out will be required

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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