Transnet: Electrician X 2

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the
designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

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The closing date is on 13.09.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

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Operating Division : Transnet Engineering

Position Title : Electrician X 2

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Mainten&Service

Location : Salt River

Reporting To : Superintendent

Grade Level : I3

Reference Number : 30011837

Position Purpose:

The incumbent will be responsible for Electrical installations and machine maintenance according to specifications in order to achieve the set operational goals of the business.

Position outputs:

  • Fault finding
  • Preventative maintenance on machines and equipment
  • Maintenance on substations
  • Perform reliability maintenance on machines & equipment
  • Meeting client’s expectations
  • Maintain productivity flow
  • High quality products in time

Qualifications & Experience:

  • An Applicable Electrician Trade Red Seal Artisan
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience



  • Safe working practices
  • Technical/theoretical
  • Analytical methods
  • Computer Literacy
  • PLC training will be advantageous


  • Safety
  • Equipment handling
  • Analyse and interpret
  • Literacy
  • Communication


  • Customer service focused
  • Quality awareness
  • Cost conscious
  • Reliable and accurate
  • Result orientated
  • Pro-active
  • Initiative


  • Physical fit
  • Complies with visual acuity
  • Working at heights
  • Working in confined space
  • Standby

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