Kwena Human Capital Auto Electrician (Mining)

By | April 2, 2021

Kwena Human Capital Auto Electrician (Mining)

Kwena Human Capital

Auto Electrician (Mining)

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Neg
  • Non EE/AA
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Reporting to the Engineering Foreman, this role will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, fault finding and repair of auto electrical equipment within the Trackless Mobile Machinery (TMM) discipline according to sound engineering practice and equipment specifications

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide subject matter expertise and skills in area of responsibility; advising on solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the department/section.

 Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act Regulations and Manufacturing and Company Standards to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Foreman.

 Assist Foreman in executing his/his duties as and when required.

 Conduct pre-use inspections on machinery and equipment.

 Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all equipment within area of responsibility.

 Ensure safe storage and a safe environment for batteries.

 Follow instructions as per job card and report any defects.

 Responsible to monitor and identify spare requirements according to departmental procedure.

 Inspect and test machines, equipment and parts for legal compliance.

 Inspect front and rear lights to ensure compliance to standards and maintenance schedules.

 Install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in TMMs and equipment.

 Maintain and repair air con units on TMMs.

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 Provide input in preparing maintenance and inspection schedules.

 Responsible for battery maintenance.

 Responsible for good housekeeping in working area.

 Responsible for performing lock out when required.

 Responsible for the re-wiring of machinery.

 Strip, analyse and inspect failures to determine root cause and prevent recurrences.

 Responsible for identifying and reporting faults when working with hydraulic valves (components) that are electronically operated.

 Engagement & Communication: Establish and maintain good working relationships and effective / sound communication systems within the Engineering Function and operation.

 Company Policy & Procedures Compliance: Takes cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation. Manage and report on non compliance issues.

 Safety, Health and Environment Compliance: Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values. Manage and report on non compliance issues.

 Perform risk assessments (Activity based and Mini).

 Effective Team Player: – Maintain and manage healthy relationships within own team and across teams. – Responsible to provide support to team within area of responsibility. – Responsible to share knowledge and skills with co-workers. – Responsible to use communication and feedback channels effectively.

 Effective Self Management: Responsible for managing own work performance and completing tasks as per set timelines and standards.

Desired Experience & Qualification

 Grade 10

 N2 Certificate

 Qualified Auto Electrician Trade Certificate through a recognised institution and apprenticeship

 3 years post Apprenticeship/Qualification experience as an Auto Electrician

 Working experience on underground TMM

 Valid Drivers’ License


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 Grade 12/N3

 Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite


 Demonstrate fault finding skills on specific equipment and auto electrical circuits.

 Demonstrate knowledge and skill to read and interpret auto electrical drawings and diagrams.

 Use and Interpret correct portable measuring and test equipment for task.

 Have knowledge and skill in completing a pre-start checklist when inspecting machinery and equipment.

 Complete Job Card according to standard operating procedures.

Package & Remuneration

Basic, medical aid, pension


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Kwena Human Capital
1st Floor, Seaboard House 235 Blaauwberg road, 7441 Table View, Western Cape, South Africa

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