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VKB: Electrician

JOBFUNCTION

A qualified Electrician. Install, maintain, test and commission electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment and systems at the plant, as well as work on electrical transmission and distribution equipment and carries out preventative maintenance.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12/NQF4 Valid trade certificate as electrician essential 5 or more years experience PLC and VSD experience Full N3 certificate with Mathematics and Engineering Science being two of the subjects passed Ability to read and understand Electrical Circuit Diagrams Experience in pneumatics Experience in hydraulics Experience on VSD’s and Soft Starters, preferably WEG Experience on Instrumentation field devices (proximity switches, rotary sensors, level indicators, control valves etc.) Valid Drivers licence Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines Willing to work overtime and perform standby duties when required Ability to function independently and as a member of a team Ability to identify and solve problems Ability to communicate clearly and foster positive relations with superiors, peers and subordinates in the workplace

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reduce breakdowns and downtimes periods in the plant to limit unnecessary costs Install, maintain, repair and commission electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment and systems at the plant, as well as work on electrical transmission and distribution equipment Report machine failure and breakdowns to management, record it on the daily log sheet of production and ensure job cards are filled in correctly and signed off by production and maintenance Continuously improve on all equipment and installation measures Ensure preventative scheduled maintenance is done as scheduled and machinery functions optimal on a continuous basis Comply with occupational health and safety requirements as per unit standards and procedures Continuously do fault finding and problem solving on electrical equipment Attend to waterworks and pump station when needed Liaise with internal departments on an ongoing basis to ensure the quality of services and products Complete all compulsary training interventions Mentor employees to follow standard practices and processes to ensure quality services and less down time in the production plant Willing to relocate to Villiers

COMPENTENCIES

Independant Team player Problem solving Work under pressure