Artisan (Electrical – Heavy Current) - #336824

Abantu Staffing Solutions

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time


Purpose of the role

The position is to ensure the installation and maintenance of electrical power equipment, lighting, and control systems in the hospital

Minimum Requirements / Experience:

  • N5 qualification with Trade Test certificate in Electrical (Heavy Current) engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years in operations or engineering maintenance.
  • Practical experience in a hospital environment or similar environment is essential.
  • Computer literacy and experience on a CMMS preferably SAP PM would be an added advantage


  • Accurately read and translate electrical blueprints or technical diagrams and networks.
  • Install and maintain electrical wiring, control, and lighting systems.
  • Inspect electrical components and equipment, such as transformers, Generators, UPS systems and various types of circuit breakers.
  • Understand and execute inspections, installations and testing of distribution boards (DBs) of low and medium voltage ratings.
  • Demonstrate competency in using electrical and electronic measuring and testing devices such as
  • Multimeters, Amp meters, Megger, phase rotation meter, earth leakage tester, plug tester, etc.
  • Identify electrical problems or faults using a variety of electrical and electronic testing and measuring devices.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.
  • Inspect and make electrical repairs to basic and complicated workshop handheld and fixed power tools.
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on SANS10142, R158 and NBR to carryout inspections, installations and repairs.
  • Direct and train workers, assistants and trainees to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment.
  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain low voltage electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with OHS Act.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on function specifications and SANS10142.
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment using the company’s active CMMS (SAP).
  • Safely work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for electrical materials and services
  • Provide assistance and perform stand-by duties during emergencies by operating floodlights, generators, UPS, and driving needed vehicles.
  • Maintain and control electrical spares and storeroom or area adhering to company procedures around safety, housekeeping and general engineering best practices

Competencies and Skills

  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)

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