Qualified Electrician | Day Shift

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QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN (Day shift) – Kirkwood

The position reports to the Maintenance Foreman and responsible for a small team of semi-skilled and general assistants.


  • Matric with a recognised Trade Test as a Qualified Electrician from the Department of Labour/ Olifantsfontein and a Wireman’s licence.
  • Minimum 5 years post trade test experience in a production /factory environment.


  • Reports to the Maintenance Foreman with the day-to-day support to the plants.
  • Planned and breakdown electrical maintenance performed in accordance with maintenance schedule.
  • Manage electrical assistants.
  • Technical knowledge of the control panels, drives, motors, sensors PLC’s.  Refrigeration working knowledge is highly advantageous.
  • Stock control
  • Adherence to maintenance best practices.
  • Comply with regulations and law in all work done.
  • Comply with company’s maintenance procedures.


  • Well rounded, confident nature.
  • Dependability and able to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with little supervision.
  • Good fault-finding and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Time management skills coupled with showing attention to detail.

Interested candidates may forward their CV and supporting documents to kirsty@hirepower.co.za.  If not contacted within 14 days after CV submission date applicants must consider their application to have been unsuccessful.

Location: Kirkwood, EC South Africa
Profile: Technical / artisan
Employment: Permanent/full-time
EE / Non-EE:   Appointment will be made on merit
Commencement date:  January/February 2021
Working hours:  Straight day shift (no rotation with night shifts).  Mon. to Fri. with possible call outs and overtime on Sat.
Remuneration:  R400k to R480k (negotiable) (includes medical aid, provident fund, 13th cheque and shift allowances and overtime (in season)


To apply for this job email your details to kirsty@hirepower.co.za.