Samancor: Electrician X4

Purpose of the Job:

To safely carry out preventive maintenance and repairs to the plant in line with planned, unplanned, breakdown and documented work

Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality:

  • Participate and comply with SHEQ Requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)
  • Ensure adherence to health, safety, environment, risk and quality standards and requirements
  • Comply with OHSA standards, statutory regulations, conform to safety standards, housekeeping standards (5S) and planned maintenance system requirements


  • Ensure co-operation as a team member during team activities and tasks


  • Ensure customer satisfaction by delivering a first time right service to them

Business Processes:

  • Apply fault-finding techniques and assist with root cause failure analysis
  • Maintain and repair electrical parts, components and equipment as well as Low Voltage, Medium Voltage and High Voltage electrical equipment (as applicable to the plant)
  • Perform Medium and High Voltage switching as and when required when trained, proven competent and appointed in writing
  • Maintain, repair and replace mechanical parts, components and equipment when required
  • Execute breakdown work orders, create notifications, perform daily work order confirmations, provide accurate feedback and generate orders on the SAP system
  • Performing work in a safe and reliable manner ensuring the highest level of workmanship
  • Communicate if spares, equipment or other factors were not available for job on the work order and to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Conduct regular plant inspection and report non-conformance and deviations to standards to Supervisors
  • Monitoring the operational conditions of machinery and equipment
  • Carrying out routine maintenance on a production equipment and tools to ensure legal (OSHA) and operational compliance
  • Perform basic fault finding and repairs to drives, soft starters and star delta
  • Have an understanding of PLCs and discrete inputs and outputs to facilitate fault-finding and repairs
  • Work from heights and in confined spaces and follow the various procedures related to such
  • Perform basic electrical calculations in relation to DOL, drive and related protection settings
  • Perform general housekeeping as part of the relevant tasks allocated

Rotable Management:

  • Change out item
  • Create PM order detailing item to be drawn from stock
  • Create reservation for rotable on PM order
  • Create subsequent notification
  • Complete all fields on the “Damage” tag on the return item to rotable store
  • Physically transport damaged rotable to lay down area

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Initiative
  • Managing Work
  • Results Orientation
  • Work Standards
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Adhering to Values


  • Grade 12/N3 and a relevant Trade Test
  • 3 years relevant experience
  • Computer literate

Closing Date: 13 August 2021

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