Closing Date: 10 February 2023
To manage staff and associated contractors in carrying out maintenance and construction work in
the most effective and efficient manner.
Key Responsibility Areas
Construct and maintain the electricity distribution network.
Provide technical support and advice to contractors staff, architects, consultants, contractors,
other departments and the general public.
Planning and scheduling work for staff and contractors.
Support and promote safety in the workplace and complying with codes of practice, system
operating regulations, safety rules and other legislation.
Attending to emergency work and breakdowns and being available for standby as required.
Operates medium voltage equipment.
Motivate, train and monitor contractors staff and contractor performance.
Responsible for maintaining effective industrial relations.
Monitor and control expenditure.
Accept appointment in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (Act
85 of 1993).
Must be a qualified Electrician with at least an NTC2 or NCV3 in electrical engineering from a
Further Education and Training College registered with the Department of Education.
Valid Code EB (08) drivers license.
Must be in a” possession of a Professional Driving Permit (PrDP) or obtain one within 6
months as a condition of appointment, if required to drive vehicles requiring a permit.
Must be trained in First Aid or obtain one within 6 months as a condition of appointment.
Must be authorised in terms of Ethekwini Electricity’s System Operating Regulations to operate
on meduim voltage systems up to and including 11 kV or be in a position to become
authorised within 9 months of appointment if required to undertake switching operations.
Must pass a proficiency test, set by the department, to prove sufficient general knowledge of
construction, operation and maintenance of distribution systems.
At least 5 years relevant post Apprenticeship experience in the electricity supply industry.
In possession of a NTC6 in electrical engineering from a Further Education and TrainingCollege registered with the Department of Education.At least 5 years experience with, and knowledge of eThekwini Electricitys distribution andtransmission systems and practices; or At least 5 years experience as an electrician in theelectricity supply industry. Meet all four proficiencies or competencies as a Senior Electrician.