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Petra Diamonds Jobs: Electrician

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24 Sep, 2013

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Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria. The mine is currently mining at a depth of 747
meters using mechanized trackless block-cave mining.

Job Grade: C2
Reference Nr: CUL084

Job Description:

The incumbent will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure and will be
required to maintain various plant and project installations according to sound engineering practice and equipment specifications.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repairs to equipment and machinery according to
maintenance requirements
 Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act regulations, manufacturing and Company standards
 Report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Foreman
 Develop, modify, construct/fabricate and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all engineering equipment
 Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedure
 Communicate with clients and supervisors on maintenance activities performed and equipment handover
 Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice and report any observations of this not being done
 Ensure personal and co-workers’ adherence and compliance to Security and Company’s SHE objectives


Minimum Requirements:
 Qualified Electrician with Trade Certificate at recognized /accredited institution
 Valid Public Drivers License Code EB (08)
 Five years’ experience as an Electrician in a plant/project environment
 HT experience
 Siemens S7 PLC, industrial instrumentation, Siemens Simacode MCC starters and Adroit experience will be advantageous


Other Skills / Competencies:
 Planning, leading and organisational abilities
 Independent, proactive thinking, motivated and have the ability to do own job planning
 High level of multi-skilling, including Cutting, Welding, Fitting and Rigging
 Electrical Construction work and planning thereof
 Pass Vienna Assessment (Level 2) – (test to be conducted on mine)
 Work overtime, do standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise
Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE and internal applicants.
Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process.
Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.
If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal Application
Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.


How to Apply

Please complete an application form (available on through this link) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected] or fax 086 692 2442 on or before 25 September 2013.

Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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