Electrical Technician

Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga 19 November

York Timbers

  • Description

    Based at the technologically advanced Plywood plant, the successful individual will form part of a highly competent engineering team tasked with maintaining optimal plant availability.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the highest overall electrical plant availability, ensure planned maintenance is conducted according to schedules, coordinate electrical and electronic breakdowns and conduct trend analysis of repetitive breakdowns. The successful candidate will further be responsible for specialized maintenance tasks (e.g. XY calibrations). He/she will ensure that all work is conducted in accordance to SHEQ standards. The successful candidate will also be responsible for various projects (installations and technology upgrades at site level).


    Electrical trade theory and Section 13 Electrical/Instrumentation Trade Certificate
    At least 5 years’ experience as Electrician/Instrument Mechanician in a production/manufacturing environment
     Computer literate (Ms Office)
     Project management experience
    Experience and knowledge of Siemens S7 300, 400, 1200 and 1500 plc’s.
    Experience and knowledge of Allen Bradly Micro Logix 1500 LSP, Micro Logix 1100 and Delta controllers RMC150E and RMC100
    Programming experience on Step 7 Simatic Manager (PLC programming software), Siemens TIA Portal (PLC programming software), Siemens Simatic WinCC Flexible (HMI programming software), Siemens Simatic HMI WinCC; Web Navigator, Data Monitor and WebUX. (HMI Programming software), RSLogix 500 (PLC Programming software) and RMCwin/ RMC tools (Delta controller software).
    Experience in communication protocols: Profibus DP, Profinet and Ethernet.
     Knowledge of scanners and scanning technology
     Knowledge of electrical, power and control systems
     Informed of technological advancements in the field of electrical engineering
    Siemens Step 7 (ST-7PRO1, ST7PRO2, ST-7PRO3) certificate will be an advantage
    Siemens TIA Portal (TIA-PRO1, TIA-PRO2, TIA-PRO3) certificate will be an advantage
    Siemens Service and Maintenance (TIA-Serv1, 2, 3) certificate will be an advantage
    Siemens TIA- WinCC HMI certificate will be an advantage
    Siemens WinCC Flexible and Flexible Advance certificate will be an advantage
     Low and high voltage installations
     Focused on optimization and continuous improvement
     Innovative, proactive and able to work independently
     Strong fault finding and problem solving skills
     Willing and able to perform standby duties

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Trade Certificate
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB ,A1
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Electrical Technician

  • Recruiter

    York Timbers

  • Province

    Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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