Petra Diamonds: Koffiefontein Mine Electrician - Jobs in South Africa

Petra Diamonds: Koffiefontein Mine Electrician

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25 Sep, 2013

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Koffiefontein Mine JV is located 100 km from Kimberley and 136 km from Bloemfontein, Free State.
Job Grade: C2
Reference Nr: KOFF028
JOB DESCRIPTION: Applications are invited from suitably qualified Electricians, who will be responsible for
maintenance, repair and installation of electrical equipment and installations in the underground workings.


Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Repair, maintain and install relevant electrical equipment associated with mining operations
 Implement recommendations and improvements as prescribed by OEM
 Report defects and breakdowns to the foreman
 Communicate with clients and supervisors to inform on maintenance activities and equipment reliability
 Maintain and create job cards for unscheduled maintenance
 Ensure compliance with legal requirements and mine policies, procedures and standards


Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12/N3
 Recognised Electrician Trade Test Certificate – with minimum N2 in Electrical Engineering
 Recognised Apprenticeship
 Valid driver’s license
 2 years’ post qualification experience as an Electrician
 Drill Rig experience will be an advantage
 Underground experience will be an advantage
 Experience on PLC systems will be an advantage


Other Skills/Competencies:
 Independent, proactive thinker and have the ability to do own job planning
 Knowledge of relevant legislation
 Good written and verbal communication skills in English
 Meticulous in following equipment specifications
 Sound engineering principles with regard to change management
Koffiefontein Mine JV 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 ( and forward,
together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected], fax 086 659 1334 on or before 4
October 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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