UNISA is Looking for 4 Electricians


The purpose of this position is to maintain safe electricity distribution to ensure the uninterrupted electricity service delivery to Unisa facilities.

Requirements: Minimum Qualification(s):

  • National Diploma in Electrical or;
  • N3 with completed apprenticeship as Electrician plus Trade Test; or
  • Millwright plus trade test in Electrical


  • 3 years’ experience in the relevant field Knowledge of General Electrical maintenance of domestic and industrial installations 
  • Maintenance of switching of High and Low Voltage equipment and installations

Basic Occupational Health and Safety regulations Skills:

  • Interpersonal Relations – being aware of the other’s reaction an understanding why they react as they do  Problem Solving Skills
  • Service Orientation – actively looking for ways to help people
  • Time Management – managing one’s own time and time of others 
  • Judgement and Decision Making – considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Coordination – adjusting in relations to others’ actions


  • Electrical Inspections
  • Knowledge and understanding of electric equipment
  • Electrical Equipment installation and maintenance
  • Use of Meters/Testing Equipment
  • Reading/interpreting building plans
  • Building regulations & related legislation
  • Use of hand tools
  • Supervision of assistants and external contractors
  • Planning, organizing and controlling work
  • Equipment repair and maintenance
  • Customer service; handling of customers/client queries and complaints


  • Electrical installation, construction and maintenance
  • Compliance with occupational health and safety regulations Assumption of duty : As soon as possible

Salary : Remuneration is commensurate with the seniority of the position

Closing date : 02 September 2019

How to Send Applications

Applications must be posted to Unisa, HR: Staffing, PO Box 392 Unisarand 0003 Hand delivered applications can be deposited into the Application Box (marked

HUMAN RESOURCES) situated at Muckleneuk Campus: OR Tambo Building, Main Entrance. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two months after closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful. See the original advert here

UNISA is Looking for 4 Electricians .

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