Service Technician

  • Full Time
  • CPT - Southern Suburbs, South Africa

Staff Solutions

Reference: CPT000024-MR-1

Our client situated in Ottery Cape Town is looking for a trade tested electrical Service Technician to join their dynamic team

Duties & Responsibilities

Work independently with assistants and perform maintenance, inspection, electrical and basic mechanical repairs and snagging on turbine components on client’s sites across Wind Farms in SA, in accordance with Client requirements and manage the assistants during projects. 



  • Grade 12

  • Valid driver’s License Code 08 to drive from site to site

  • Pre-employment Medically Fit Certificate for working at heights and confined space

  • Intermediate level in MS Office

  • Trade Tested Electrician

  • Required to travel and work away from home

  • 2 years working experience performing electrical repairs

  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Construction Regulations


    Core Functions 

    Maintenance, Inspection, Repairs and Snagging

    • Work with Head of Operations in coordinating and planning projects according to customer requirements

    • Assist with purchasing tools, equipment and spare parts for projects

    • Ensure that team has the required resources for the project

    • Conduct maintenance, inspections, repairs and snagging according to the client’s requirements

      and within technical scope

    • Fault finding on basic electrical repairs

    • Removing mountings and bearings

    • Diagnosis and testing of electrical systems

    • Intemperate electrical diagrams and drawings

    • Perform all routine service and repair work, prompt and accurate diagnosis of faults

    • Working with conductors and cables

    • Fault finding on basic electrical circuits and installations on 1,2 and 3 phase systems

    • Monitoring auxiliary circuits

    • Wiring harness and connectors

    • 3 Phase, direct and line wiring and testing of electrical systems

    • Tracing on wire connectivity

    • Perform basic mechanical repairs


    • Complete petty cash requests and recons, travel logs and submit to finance within the required time frames with supporting documentation

    • Complete Daily Task Records and Work Reports for each project and submit within the required time frames

    • Provide updates on the project to the Head of Operations and escalate delays and critical issues as prescribed

      Health & Safety

    • Obey to the Health and safety rules and policies and procedures of the both the company and the client

    • Report unsafe or unhealth to conditions to immediate Supervisor

    • Report any incident/accidents to SHEQ officer within the required timeframes

    • Responsible to inspect PPE and report defects immediately to Line Manager and/ SHEQ officer

      Team Management

    • Complete time sheets for all team members, obtain the required client approvals and submit to finance within the required time frames

    • Supervise team members and resolve minor conflicts and escalate major matters to HR and Head of Operations

    • Ensure that the team complies to Client rules and regulations

    • Assist with performance reviews of team members

    • Monitor team’s quality of works and report any variances

    • Control the resource cost of any assigned project as per project budget

Package & Remuneration

R Neg – Neg

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