Electrical Technician

Location
Western Cape
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Renewables
Category
Electrical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Electrical Technician06-09-2018ACCIONA Energy South Africa is currently looking for 1 Electrical Technician for our OandM Company Firefly.



Reports to: Plant Manager





Mission:



Perform operations and maintenance (OandM) tasks at the facility to achieve optimum performance of the Wind Farm at all times. Ensure the safety and reliability of machinery to optimise plant availability.





Responsibilities:





•Perform relevant tasks and actions to keep the wind farm operating optimally at all times withmaximumavailability.


•Proactive repair or component replacement to prevent complete failure or downtime.


•Perform servicing, troubleshooting and repair of the wind turbine electrical, hydraulic andmechanical components in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.


components in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.


•Utilise control, instrumentation, telecommunication and electrical engineering conceptsregularly during work activities.


•Provide technical assistance to the Turbine Assistants.


•Ensure efficiency of the wind turbines whilst observing the sites safety, quality andenvironmental rules and laws.


•Apply troubleshooting, corrective, predictive and preventative maintenances and inspectionswhilst attending to every incident that could adversely affect the wind farm's operations.


•S upervise specialist and subcontractor activity during main component exchanges ormaintenance.


•Capture tasks on the OandM management systems (MAXIMO,RDO..etc) on a daily basis.


•Perform wind turbine and substation switching with an authorization of up to 132kV.


•Ensure compliance with the company's health, safety, and environmental rules andregulations and report any incidents/near misses immediately to superiors.





ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructures, renewable energy, water and services.Listed on the selective Ibex - 35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.

REQUIRED PROFILE

Degree/Training:N6 (Electrical Engineering) or National Diploma (S4). Millwright or Electrical Trade Test, and Matric.

Additional Training: Driver's license (minimum code B), Computer skills, PLC's and Drives or Converters experience.

Languages/Level: English (Excellent), Afrikaans (Good)

Years' experience required: 2 Years

Areas experience required: Electrical

Availability to travel: No



OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must be willing to work irregular hours, shifts and Standbys. Physically fit and able to work at heights. Must be able to attend to call outs within one hour.



Target start date:15th October 2018



Local applicants will take preference.

ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. Listed on the selective Ibex-35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.