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Electrician (4 years’ experience in Industrial Automation) – Ref: 1210882 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1210882

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Trade Test Discipline: Electrical Engineering (Heavy and Light Current)
Annual Package Range: ZAR 0.00 - 150 000, per annum
Total years experience: 3-5 Years


Current / most recent job title?


1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Attending breakdowns, finding the faults on automated machines to get production back up and running as quickly as possible. Designing and drawing up electrical schematics for my company for control panels we build. Working on all automated and electrical aspects of the company. Overseeing that the apprentices know what to do and teach and learn them new skills.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Breakdowns must be sorted out fast and efficiently. I must be able to adapt to any working environment, working under pressure and be a team player. My work must always be done safely and neatly. I always double check my work to eliminate any faults or mistakes. I must have good communication between my co-workers and seniors.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am a very ambitious young man. I love what I do, and electricity is my passion. I am always excited to tackle new projects,take on opportunities and I am always willing to learn something new to help me be a better Electrician. I have good people skills which makes me a great team player. I understand the importance of communication and sharing my knowledge and experiences with new apprentices to benefit the company. I am hard working, honest and loyal.

4. Ideal business title: 

Project Manager

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

To save the company money, time and resources. To be able to place the best candidate in the right position. To make sure projects are completed within their time schedule. To educate my staff and make sure everyone knows what they must do and what their responsibilities are. I must have good communication skills amongst my co-workers and be patient.

6. Skill area of competence:

Electrical schematics draughts man
Fault finding and attending breakdowns
Industrial Automated plant operations
PLC, VSD’s programming
Control circuits
Panel building

7. Career summary:

4 years experience in the Industrial Automation industry

8. Achievements: 

I saved my company money by being their Electrical Schematics Draughtsman, they no longer need to subcontract other draughtsman. My knowledge and experience in my field saves the company time and gives them a good reputation. I am always looking for opportunities to help the company minimize expenses, saving time and not wasting company resources.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

I absolutely love working with power and Electricity.

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

I would really like to work for an Industrial plant/Manufacturer or at a Mine. The company must value their workers. Must be honest and true. I believe the workers are the company’s greatest assets.

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