Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Electrician Intern at CSIR 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

About the job:

The CSIR has a vacancy for an Electrician Intern in the Facilities Management Portfolio.

The incumbent will be responsible for assisting Artisans and Technicians in carrying out fault finding, maintain and repair electrical installations, electrical reticulation system, electrical plant and equipment.

The successful candidate will also assist Service Technicians with new electrical installations.

The position is based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities: 

 Provide professional first line support on electrical matters

 Carry out routine maintenance tasks on electrical systems in assigned areas

 Monitor and test system performance using special equipment such as hand tools and diagnostic hardware.

 Carry out emergency repairs as may be required

 Maintain tools used in electrical maintenance

 Carry out new electrical Installations and alterations to comply to SANS 0142

 Use a variety of hand tools, following blueprints, wiring diagrams, piping schemes and engineering specifications to diagnose and repair electrical faults

 Carry out preventative maintenance on electrical systems

 Apply the latest maintenance safety technologies to ensure best-in-class maintenance safety performance and statutory compliance

 Document work by completing accurate paperwork and maintaining files

Qualifications, skills and experience: 

 A National Diploma in Electrical field/or N6

 Basic knowledge of Electrical principles and systems

 Basic knowledgeable of Electrical installations

 Good verbal & written communication

 Ability to pay attention to detail

 Customer service orientation

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to jobapplications@csir.co.za with
your name and surname, position title and reference number in the subject line, (eg. John Smith:
Job title: Internship: Electrician: Reference No: 307721).

Closing date: 10 February 2017


The CSIR is a responsible employer; we have put measures in place to ensure that equity is implemented such that it best serves the interests of the organisation and South Africa as a whole. This speaks to the CSIR’s commitment to the Employment Equity Act of 1998.

By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date.
The CSIR reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

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