TWK Agri
Piet Retief, Mpumalanga


Posted 25 August 2021 – Closing Date 17 September 2021

Job Details

Job Description

BedRock, part of the TWK Group, has the following vacancy available: Electrician at Piet Retief Sawmill, Mpumalanga.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Manually test fibre-optic cable assemblies
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, regulators and electrical systems as per operational requirements
  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries (UPS) and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records
  • May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
  • Always maintain a safe work environment
  • Give feedback to his manager on condition of machinery, equipment and other electrical and non-electrical systems as required
  • Be able to troubleshoot and do fault finding in all aspects of the mill, including non-electrical equipment and machinery.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Matric / Grade 12
  • Red seal qualified Electrician
  • At least three years’ experience as a qualified Electrician
  • Experience in HT, or holds a valid HT Switching certificate (advantageous)
  • Submit an exit medical certificate of health from previous employer
  • Basic knowledge of VSD’s and Soft Starters
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic systems and hydraulic drawings (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of wood-disc chippers (advantageous)
  • Have a fair understanding of proximity switches and limits
  • Have at least a basic knowledge of PLC’s and Scada system
  • Have strong communication and organisational skills
  • Be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Have problem solving skills and must be a pragmatic person
  • Be available to do standby duties on a rotational basis and be available to work over weekends as required
  • Be a versatile artisan with basic mechanic, mechanical and even boiler making skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Have a full set of tools as prescribed