Electrician

  • East London
  • Interconnect Systems

Power Connect Systems Qualified,Experienced, Trade tested artisan with a minimum N3 technical qualification and a minimum of 3 5 years electrical experience in all types of projects and maintenance.Electrician Responsibilities: (Commercial and Other) Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes. Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment to complete work as per specifications. Assist with all normal workshop tasks if not on-site including assembling, building, wiring/testing electrical equipment. Perform maintenance repairs of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes. Inspect transformers and circuit breakers and other electrical components. Repair as required to ensure that all systems are fully operational. Circuit breaker corrective maintenance. Be involved in all aspects of installation of electrical equipment inclusive of alternative supplies. Setup and configuration of the above alternative supplies to a fully working and operational system. Assist with commissioning of all types of installation and the finalization of compliance. Fault finding on electrical systems. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components. Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes. Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous and rectify the situation to ensure full operations. Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes. Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as MCC’s. (Motor control centre) Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes. Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications. Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services. Provide assistance during emergencies in hours, after hours, weekends and public holidays. Responsible for safety and housekeeping (on site client sites, organization and workshop). Mechanical working knowledge. Generator repairs and maintenance. Traceable working knowledge and experience in Generator installations and repairs a definite requirement. Traceable working knowledge and experience in uninterruptable power supply installations and battery replacements a definite requirement. Traceable working knowledge and experience in renewable energy field. Installation of inverters, lithium batteries and PV a definite requirement. Traceable working knowledge and experience in renewable energy field. Setup and configuration of battery management systems a definite requirement. Lead, direct and train staff members to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment from designated procurement office. Document operational activities and write reports for site-based activities. Ongoing personal development and on the job training. Assist with Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs). Good knowledge of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Current electrician's license and identification card must at all times be maintained to meet Department of Labour regulations and will remain the employee’s responsibility to supply Powerconnect Systems with an updated licence at least one calendar month before lapsing.Electrician Requirements: Minimum. Grade 12 or Equivalent Certification (NQF Level 4). Electrical Certificate from a technical college. Minimum N3. (Any EW SETA certification). Must be submitted as part of CV. National Technical Certificate 4 (NQF Level 5 will be advantageous) No Criminal record Trade tested artisan with a minimum N3 technical qualification. Trade test certificate must be submitted as part of CV. At least 3 to 5 years working experience as an electrician a definite requirement. Working towards an electrical wireman’s qualification would be advantageous.