Electrician Vacancy At Exxaro – Mpumalanga, South Africa



  • To render an electrical support service to clients for installation, repair and maintenance of electrical infrastructure and equipment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)
  • N3: Engineering Relevant (Essential/Minimum)
  • Trade: Electrician MQA/QCTO (Essential/Minimum)


2-3 years Applicable technical and electrical maintenance experience within a heavy industry, production or mining environment (Essential/Minimum) Operational


  • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum)
  • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum)
  • Appointment in terms of OHSA & MHSA (Recommended/Desirable)
  • Pub Driv Lic:Code B ( Recommended/Desirable )
  • Medium Voltage Switching (Essential/Minimum)
  • Competence: Core MQA Modules Assessments (Essential/Minimum)
  • Competence: On the Job MQA Modules Asses (Essential/Minimum)

Duties & Responsibilities
Equipment Operations and Control

  • Inspect and repair assets, equipment and surrounding infrastructure
  • Perform condition monitoring, testing, fault finding and problem solving
  • Adhere to planned maintenance schedules
  • Assume responsibility for maintenance and new installations and maintain all records accordingly
  • Support maintenance jobs of support personnel
  • Perform maintenance during breakdowns and shutdowns

Inspection and Control

• Inspect all tools, equipment and instruments prior to use

  • Inspect all vehicles, machines and mechanical equipment to identify defects
  • Report defects immediately
  • Carry out inspection according to a specific schedule to repair identified defects
  • Perform standby and fire duties as and when required

Material/Resource Planning and Control

• Adhere to planned maintenance schedules

  • Use available resources, both people and equipment optimally
  • Assume responsibility for quality of maintenance and new installations in functional area
  • Fill in job cards daily and submit to foreman
  • Transfer knowledge and give guidance to Artisan Aides and trainees to improve their skills

Safe and Healthy Work Environment

  • Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis
  • Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations, rectify and report to superior
  • Comply with Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) and technical requirements
  • Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times

Technical Support

  • Install wire and maintain lighting and power distribution boards oil switches and protective devices
  • Locate and repair faults in bearings, brush-holders, etc.
  • Reconnect armature for different operating voltage or speed
  • Test stators for insulation break-downs, open short circuits
  • Install, maintain and repair a variety of electrical systems and equipment
  • Inspect, maintain and repair exterior wiring including electrical overhead and underground circuits
  • Measure circuits for defects, using instruments as remedy faults by performing tasks such as replacing defective burnt-out elements, fuses and contacts, repairing and replacing switches and tightening loose connections removing shorted circuits
  • Plan and order parts to minimize production delays due to tool, equipment and instrument failure

Behavioural Alignment

Demonstrates the following:

  • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem
  • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical
  • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions
  • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic
  • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective

The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy.
If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button