Service Technician Electrical - Cape Town

SA Power Western Cape is a system solutions company specializing in machine motion. Our Cape Town branch in Edgemead is looking for an experienced and qualified Service Technician. The successful candidate will be tasked with service work including repairs, upgrades and system improvement.

Main duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for all service related duties in the region
Provide customers with on-site and telephonic technical, electrical and mechanical service and support
Provide on-site installations
Provide on-site fault-finding and basic repairs on call outs
Building and maintaining customer relationships and promoting SA Power projects and products: Provide training to customers, Sales and customer visits, Identify new or possible machine upgrades

Minimum requirements:
A recognized qualification from a reputable institution or training centre
Trade Test (Electrical)
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar industry / factory environment
Must have experience and knowledge in: AC drives, Electrical panel-building, Electrical wiring and fault-finding
Basic knowledge of PLC programming: Ladder, Structured text
Networking ethernet, Profinet
Must be familiar with the EMC standards for wiring
Able to assist in customer breakdowns including electrical and mechanical fault finding, installing and replacing of products
Must be efficient in hardwire circuit fault-finding

Key competencies:
Good written and verbal skills
Ability to work in a team as well as independently
Self-motivated and able to work under pressure
Proactive, efficient and competent
Well groomed
Professional and respectful

Applicants must be adaptable to flexible working hours, including being on standby and be able to work after hours and weekends when required.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a comprehensive CV including proof of qualifications including Trade Certificate.

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