Electrical Artisan X3

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Job Title Electrical Artisan X3
Location Johannesburg,ZA
Organization Name Property & Infrastructure Management Division
Department Description


To carry out timeous scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance work within the university

Key responsibilities include the following:        


  • Execution of all jobs (refurbishments, alterations included), as per Job Cards
  • Deliver Planned and Reactive Maintenance Service covering full Facilities Management Spectrum on Electrical Installation
  • Conduct maintenance of Electrical Equipment in accordance with Maintenance Schedule
  • Conduct repair tasks which may involve, units, machinery and equipment
  • Conduct repair tasks which may involve hand-held devices, machinery and equipment
  • Installation of Wiring Systems and Equipment
  • Fitting and commissioning of Electrical Installations
  • Correct use and handling of maintenance and repairs equipment as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Safe handling of machinery and equipment as per (SOP’s)/guidelines
  • Identify and report potential problems/faults/hazards on equipment for investigation and repairs
  • Ensure that the areas that have been maintained or repaired provide a safe and fit for purpose environment for use by the University community
  • Attend OHS Training and toolbox talks
  • Efficient usage of Maintenance and Repairs Hand-held Devices
  • Ascertain that Material Safety data Sheets (MSDS) are  available and on display at all times


Brief Description

·         N3-N4 in Electrical  Engineering

·         Electrical Trade Test

·         3-5  years in Electrical Maintenance Field

·         Valid Driver’s License


Technical Competencies

  • Building Audits Experience
  • Building Maintenance Experience
  • Electrical Standards
  • Computer Literacy

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours


  • Problem Analysis
  • Planning and Objective Setting
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills

 Compliance/Statutory Requirements (Knowledge, Understanding and or Training)


  • OHS Act
  • Building Regulations
  • Any other relevant legislation
Detailed Description
Job Requirements
Additional Details
How To Apply
To apply:

Please submit a covering letter clearly indicating which post you are applying for, detailed CV with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail addresses of 3 referees.

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering your profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path:  iWits /Self Service application/ ”Apply for a job” or alternatively submit CV’s at PIMD Reception


The University is committed to employment equity.  Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.  The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.


Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.  The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise



Closing Date: 18 June 2019


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