Alstom: Electrical Artisan X4 (Johannesburg)

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Date: 08-Mar-2022

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Company: Alstom

Req ID:245643 Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide Gibela invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Electrical Artisan position based at Dunnottar. Department: Maintenance Vacancy: Electrical Artisan X4 Purpose of the Job The purpose of this role is to perform inspections, maintenance, installations, restoration, and repairs of production equipment within a train manufacturing environment. The position reports to the Senior Maintenance Technician. Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs electrical isolations and applies for permit to work

  • Understands and puts into practice all codes, standards, and procedures for safe work

  • Carries out electrical component inspections and reports on performance issues

  • Document repair and inspection activities to ensure accurate record keeping

  • Use correct tools to carry out planned preventative maintenance.

  • Supervises electrical apprentices and performs planned job observations

  • Ensure all maintenance activities are performed to set quality standards without rework or abnormal overtime

  • Works to ensure achievement of schedule compliance targets

  • Adhere to health and safety standards, and ensure good housekeeping in and around the plant and workshop

  • Take part in root cause analysis and suggest ways of improving equipment and processes

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Electrical Trade Test (Electrician).

  • Wireman’s License will be advantageous

  • 3 years’ experience working on AC and DC drives

  • 3 years’ experience on resistance (spot) welding equipment

  • Fault finding of single and three phase circuits, relay logic, PLC’s, DC, and AC Drives

  • In depth knowledge of maintenance practices

  • Awareness of maintenance standards and procedures

  • Fault-finding techniques/ analytical skills Or

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Electrical Trade Test (Electrician).

  • Wireman’s License will be advantageous


  • 3 years’ experience on PLC controlled machines

  • 3 years’ experience working on AC and DC drives

  • Working knowledge of servo motors and servo drives

  • Fault finding of single and three phase circuits, relay logic, PLC’s, DC, and AC Drives

  • In depth knowledge of maintenance practices

  • Awareness of maintenance standards and procedures

  • Solid Fault-finding techniques/ analytical skills Or

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Electrical Trade Test (Electrician).

  • 3 years’ experience in AC and DC Substations

  • 11kV, 3kV DC & 25kV AC traction substations experience

  • Knowledge of OHTE equipment will be an added advantage

  • In depth knowledge of maintenance practices

  • Awareness of maintenance standards and procedures

  • Solid Fault-finding techniques/ analytical skills

Closing Date 15 March 2022 Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the Gibela. The company retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.


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