Millwright / Electrician, Bellville – Ref: 1212518-2


Ref: 1212518-2

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Millwright / Electrician.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position is required to provide effective support to the operations team, giving the operations team the necessary electrical (electrician / millwright) and / or mechanical (millwright) support to ensure optimum plant availability.

The successful incumbent will be a qualified Millwright or Electrician having undergone an apprenticeship or equivalent training and have five years relevant experience in maintenance of large electrical and mechanical installations.

Position details:

Type: Permanent

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Note: Standby duties after hours and over weekends.
Note: Willing to work shifts as per operational requirements

Ensure application of and adherence to the maintenance information system (Service Manager) and ensure all assets are clearly marked and controlled with asset register.
Attend to breakdowns and prioritize jobs promptly.
Plan & perform routine services, repairs and preventative maintenance of the electro-mechanical equipment in a professional and cost effective manner, timeously.
Apply sound human resource principles, administration and control procedures in order to meet performance objectives.
Ensure safety and housekeeping meets the standards as set out in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act at high level and comply with all applicable ISO system requirements and ensure continual improvement of these systems.
Ensure that specified, approved and contractual required stock levels are kept.
High standard of monitoring and reporting on electro-mechanical plant condition.
Assist with specifications, sourcing, quality control of equipment required / refurbished / repaired as well as pricing, tendering and implementation on new electrical, mechanical and civil installations.

Location (country, city): Bellville, Western Cape

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualification / Experience
Qualified Millwright or Electrician having undergone apprenticeship or equivalent training.
Wireman’s license (3 phase) preferred or studying towards.
Five years relevant experience in maintenance of large electrical and mechanical installations. Must have a strong electrical background and be able to trouble shoot accurately and quickly.
Five years relevant experience in SCADA and PLC control systems as well as field control instrumentation will be an advantage.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
Instrumentation and controls aptitude and awareness will be beneficial:
o Knowledge of appropriate instrumentation principles and practices
o Operating principles of plant equipment
o Adequate knowledge of system structures and how to troubleshoot systems by utilizing the knowledge of how the system was designed to perform
Operational and safety procedures pertaining to maintenance activities, including safe use of tools and hand tools.
Maintain pertinent records.
Read, interpret and understand data.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written form.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work.
Basic understanding of OHS Act and Mine Health and Safety Act and the application there of.
Knowledge in VSD applications
Knowledge of low voltage switchgear operating and maintenance principles

Behavioural Competencies
Solution and improvement focused (initiative and motivation).
Effective time management skills with a sense of urgency.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Ability to multi- task. Working under pressure.
Proactively work within a team with the ability to work unsupervised.

Medically fit in line with client requirements:
o Water treatment plant environment, exposure to noise, vibration, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, solvents, toxic materials, hazardous chemicals within the allowable exposure limits as defined by Department of Labour.
o Exposure to all types of weather and temperature conditions.
o Working in confined spaces.
o Working at heights.
o Work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including uneven surfaces.
o Enough physical ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and operating motorized equipment. Good hand-eye-co-ordination.
o See in the normal visual range with or without correction to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment.
o Hear the normal audio range with or without correction.

The responsibility could include support on other sites in the region
o Must own a vehicle, or have own method of transport
o Be willing to travel
o Have own accommodation within the region

Company Description:

Water and wastewater systems

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

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