Columbus Stainless: Artisan Electrician

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The Electrician is responsible to provide electrical maintenance support to the Hot Mill & Plate area, daily inspections and repair all electrical equipment to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency.

The Electrician is responsible for daily electrical inspections on air conditioners, MCC’s, Water Chillers and Plant lights. Maintenance on all Plant Motors, Plasma Cutters and all Electrical Equipment and Office Equipment, daily Inspections and repairs on their assigned area.

The tasks they perform must at all times be focused to improve production and product quality and to eliminate breakdowns.

When a breakdown occurs, they will be the first line of defense and must ensure that downtime is kept to the minimum.

The Electrician is also responsible for following:

Job card/ deviations schedules must be completed and handed to the Team Manager on completion

Planned shutdowns completed according to set standards

Work area to be maintained in a clean neat and tidy manner

Reports and work permits must be properly completed  and handed back to the team manager

Loading orders for spares on people soft

Ensure all used tools are cleaned before returned and signed back to the stores and damaged tools must be reported  immediately


Closing date: 24 May 2024


Person Specifications

  • N2 with relevant trade test in the the Electrical field and a minimum of  10 years of relevant experience.
  • The ideal candidate will hold a Matric or N3 with relevant trade test in the Electrical field with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems such as Breakers, DC and AC motors, cabling, earth protection systems, lighting.
  • Ability to apply electrical Principles.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, foreman and customers
  • Ability to do trouble shooting on motors and motor circuits.
  • Knowledge of basic instrumentation, hydraulics, pneumatics and process control will be beneficial
  • Computer literate
  • Tolerance for stress & sense of urgency
  • Flexible and willing to work overtime when required