Distell: Electrician (Port Elizabeth)

Electrician Date: 13-Nov-2020 Location: EC, South Africa Company: Distell Limited Applications are invited for the position of Electrician based in the Engineering department at Port Elizabeth ProductionKey Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing maintenance and identifying maintenance requirements on electrical equipment, which entails:

  • Regular inspection of bottling equipment, electrical motors, pumps distribution boards etc.

  • Ensuring that preventative maintenance is executed according to schedule

  • Assisting with installation of new equipment

  • Ensuring that related administration is attended to timeously

  • Ensuring that operational services (electrical) are provided timeously and according to specification.

  • Adhere to all safety procedures and policies.

  • Performing ad-hoc duties within the department if and when required

  • Fault Finding in Motor control centres. (MCC)

  • Execution and upgrading of maintenance schedules

  • Implemented initiatives of business plan

  • Operating / shutting down and changing over machines and equipment to prescribed quality standards.

  • Participation in Mini-Business activities (Mission Directed Work Teams).

  • Reading and understanding of electrical drawings (eCad)

  • Good knowledge of electrical reticulation in a plant environment

  • Repairs of production machinery as well as site related electrical work eg;  boilers, compressors, lighting, installations, etc.

  • Methodical fault finding and maintenance of electrical motors, control panels and distribution boards.

  • Excellent working knowledge of sensor control, HMI, switchgear, AC Motors, relay logic, industrial instrumentation, basic understanding of PLC, servo motors, VSD.

  • Comply with Distell’s standard operating practices.

  • Excellent housekeeping 

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • At least 3 – 5 years’ experience in an electrical/ automation environment.

  • Working knowledge of wiring diagrams

  • Familiar with conveyor line control, PLC automation (preferably Siemens S7) and high speed machinery.

  • Ability to work independently and make decisions under pressure.

  • Must be willing and able to perform standby duties when required (call-outs after hours)

  • Must be wiling and able to work extended hours (overtime) and or shifts when required.

  • Ability to copy with the inherent physical demands of the position.

  • Possess good communication skills on all levels.

  • Working experience with bottling machinery will be a distinct advantage

  • Have own reliable transport available

  • Active involvement in mini-business activities

  • Able to work within a team

Qualification required:

  • Minimum of NTC 3 & relevant Trade Test Certificate / equivalent qualification

  • Wireman’s license.

Application Process:  If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers Reference Number: 17269                                          Closing Date: 26 November 2020

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