SAPPI: Graduate in Training - Electrical Engineering (Ngodwana, Nelspruit)

Graduate in Training - Electrical Engineering April 2021 (35548)

Requisition ID 35548 - Posted 04/20/2021 - Engineering - No Experience Required - South Africa - Ngodwana Mill - Engineering - Ngodwana Mill

Sappi Southern Africa Ngodwana Mill Graduate in Training - Electrical Engineering April 2021 (Fixed Term Contract ) Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Graduate in Training to complete a two-year comprehensive training programme that contributes to the knowledge and practical requirements to become a proficient maintenance or project engineer in a mill This role reports into the Maintenance Manager - Electrical The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Job rotations and practical work as per ECSA standards:

  • Advise on and design electrical devices or components, circuits, semi-conductors and systems.

  • Specify production and installation methods, materials, and quality standards and direct production or installation work of electrical products and systems.

  • Observe the control, development and monitoring of the operation and maintenance of the electrical equipment and systems.

  • Establish control standards and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and safety of electrical systems and equipment.

  • Determine manufacturing methods for electronic system and equipment maintenance and repair of existing electronics systems and equipment.

  • Ensure that electrical equipment operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and safety standards.

  • Investigate and find solutions for operational problems related to electrical, instrumentation and related plant equipment.

  • Contribute to the design of new equipment specifications.

  • Develop apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems.

  • Participate in the review of electricity supply to the mill from an efficiency, environmental and reliability point of view.

  • Rotate through the mill and provide operational support to engineers:

  • Participate in plant forums, multi-disciplinary team meetings and engineering meetings to learn how the plant operates and to contribute professional advice.

  • Investigate failure or underperformance of electrical equipment or instrumentation in the plant and recommend solutions to avoid recurrence.

  • Assess existing plant design against electrical design specifications, health and safety requirements, ease of installation, constructability, maintainability, environmental requirements, ergonomic considerations, life cycle costs and alternative solutions



The ideal candidate should have:

  • BSc, B Tech. Eng. or B Eng. (Electrical Engineering)

  • Computer literate

  • No prior work experience required

Closing Date: 05 May 2021



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