Engineering Technician – Electrical

Posted 1 year ago

Engineering Technician: Electrical – Bloemfontein

Job Features

DepartmentMaintenance Engineering
Closing Date31 March 2018


Role Description

To assist the Engineering Manager in ensuring that the Electrical KPI’s Maintenance Engineering Department are achieved.

Key Performance Areas

  • Support to Maintenance Operations to resolve plant/equipment maintenance related issues
  • Re-commissioning existing electrical equipment to original design criteria
  • SAP Equipment/Structure build are up to date for all electrical equipment
  • Equipment structure verification work on SAP.
  • Development of site specific maintenance plans and strategies
  • Development of equipment specific Engineering Equipment Instructions
  • Plant and Equipment failure Investigations and compile reports
  • Technical Report writing
  • Risk management that involve tracking of equipment performance/failures and investigations
  • Complete documentation for Funding Requests for electrical replacements, upgrades and refurbishment
  • Compiling, processing and tracking of risk notifications
  • Doing site visits to compile equipment/plant condition reports as an input into the project process and risk management process
  • General Machinery Regulation reporting to Cluster GMR 2.1 ( Use information obtained from site visits)
  • Electrical Capacity Management – calculate and ensure that electrical capacities are sufficient
  • Involved with Energy Management initiatives
  • Approval of project specifications from a Reliability, Maintainability and Availability engineering point of view
  • Attend Project meetings and site visits for inspection purposes
  • Analysing reports from Senior Business Analyst, investigate and implement improvements
  • Attending technical meetings with Clients
  • General administrative duties


  • Electrical Trade test (Advantageous)
  • Electrical Wireman’s licence (Advantageous)
  • Minimum N6 / T4/S4 in Electrical Engineering
  • Registration with ECSA (Advantageous
  • Grade 12


  • Valid Driver’s license


  • 10 yrs relevant experience in electrical power systems maintenance and engineering task

Technical/Core Training

The right person must:

  • Have broad electrical technical knowledge with a strong focus on work standards, safety standards and customer relationship management.
  • Knowledge and experience to include electrical systems up to 11 kV, MV transformers and switchgear, Emergency Power Generators, Static and Dynamic UPS’s
  • Have the ability to work under pressure, travel within various sites, work overtime within reason
  • Be deadline driven
  • Results driven
  • Be initiating action (innovation) orientated
  • Teamwork & Partnering
  • Problem Analysis
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Planning/Scheduling/Objective Setting
  • Customer/Client driven

Statutory Training

  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act & Regulations
  • Business Management – basic financial knowledge

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