Minopex: Electrician X2


This position will be based at a site in Phalaborwa.


The purpose of this position is to diagnose and maintain machinery and equipment according to technical specification and sound engineering practise.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to maintenance requirements, standards and specifications
  • Perform daily inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act regulations, operational and Company standards and report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Supervisor
  • Develop, modify, construct and install all types of trade related equipment required for the safe operation of all engineering equipment
  • Ensure that all installations and equipment are safe and in good working order after task completion
  • Continuously monitor equipment failure and efficiency to improve trade specific equipment and systems
  • Consult with production teams on maintenance activities that affect production
  • Support the achievement of engineering availability and production performance levels
  • Ensure that maintenance related information is recorded and reported timeously to the planning office to support the maintenance planning / asset maintenance system

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • A minimum of 4-5 years’ experience as a qualified Electrician in a mineral processing plant or similar environment is required
  • English language proficiency
  • VSD and AS-i installations experience
  • Transformer & Mini sub maintenance
  • Time management skills

Qualification Requirements

  • Valid Section 13 / Section 26 (D) Trade Test Certificate required
  • Valid driver’s license code B, EB or C1
  • Own transport to attend to call outs
  • MV competency

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