Electrician (MTO Group)

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Electrician (MTO Group)

Location: Western Cape
Sector: Sawmilling
Contract Type: Permanent

MTO Forestry requires the service at their GEORGE SAWMILL located in the WESTERN CAPE region for the following:

Position: Artisan Electrician
Paterson Band: C2
Job Type: Permanent
Location City / Town: GEORGE

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Assist artisan  to maintain plant equipment efficiently on a high standard
  • Do night shift duties i.e. electrical trips, motor changes, contactors, light circuits and preventative maintenance inspections.

IMPORTANT CONTACTS:

  • Advises: Artisans semiskilled
  • Liaises: He liaises directly to the electrician and or maintenance foreman/manager. All faults and repairs.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB
QUALIFICATION:

  • Std 10 and NQF level 4 electrical qualification.
  • Trade certificate
  • Red seal electrical certification

JOB SPECIFIC TRAINING

  • Basic electrical circuits
  • Reading of drawings
  • Assist electrician with repairs to machine
  • Assist electrician with planned maintenance
  • Trained to do safety inspections
  • Trained to do basic testing and the correct use of testing instruments
  • First line fault finding on electrical circuits
  • To also work independently on electrical circuits.

COMPETENCIES
Competency in:

  • Test wiring of electrical motors. Three phase and single-phase motors
  • Panel wiring of star delta starters and forward and reverse circuits
  • Clear understanding of 220v circuits pertaining to lights and plugs
  • Basic electrical knowledge of volts, amps and ohms
  • Be able to build beam sensors and pulse witches into existing circuits
  • Correct use and interpretation of measuring instruments i.e. multimeter
  • Replace circuit breakers, contactors and overloads by himself.
  • Be able to do basic fault finding
  • Be able to read and make electrical drawings
  • PLC programming experience
  • Cognitive Skills
    • Technical Skills
      • Communication
      • Computer literacy
    • Analytic / Design Skills
      • Information literacy
      • Problem structuring / resolution
      • System design
    • Appreciative Skills
      • Discrimination
      • Responsiveness
  • Behavioral Skills
    • Personal Skills
      • Morality
      • Inquisitiveness
      • Balance
      • Flexibility
      • Directed
      • Coping
    • Interpersonal Skills
      • Communication
    • Organisational Skills
      • Organisational awareness

PLANNING NECESSARY ON THE JOB: 

  • Executing of all repairs- minor and major
  • Planning and execution of preventative maintenance work.
  • Installation of new equipment at a safety standard
  • Keep downtime as low as possible by planning around production needs.
  • Identify all equipment that does not have a maintenance schedule within area of responsibility

DEADLINES IN THE JOB

  • To form parts of project teams with specific deadlines with possible weekend work

DEGREE OF DECISION-MAKING

  • To advise and act in unsafe electrical installations and situations.
  • Report back on tasks completed

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • NQF level 5 or higher essential
  • Wireman’s license will be an advantage.
  • PLC experience and excellent fault-finding skills essential (at least 3 years)
  • Drives and Programming of Drives Essential (soft starter and VSD Weg, ABB, LENCE and SEW)
  • Excellent fault-finding skills.
  • Olifantsfontein Red seal Essential
  • Correct and neat panel building skills.
  • Experience in production plant
  • Must work shifts
  • Must be able to work overtime in emergency situations on short notice
  • Must be medically fit – working on heights
  • Previous experience essential, at least 3- 5 years (sawmill environment will be an advantage)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work independently imperative
  • Must have sober habits
  • Must have excellent communication skills considering emergency situations
  • Must be able to communicate in English and Afrikaans.
  • Must be diligent and reliable.
  • Computer literate will be an advantage.
  • Driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transport (Callouts).

Please supply all relevant documents

Housing: No housing
Transport: No transport
Closing date for applications: 16 May 2021