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 Principal Engineering Assistant X8 Transmission 2xNewcastle, 2xEmpangeni, 2xLadysmith, 2xPinetown

Position : Principal Engineering Assistant X8 Transmission Vacancy type: Internal

Task Grade : T12

Area of Speacialization : To provide a safe, organised and planned first line maintenance service within the Grid in respect to HV plant and associated equipment.

Department : HV Plant

Business Unit : East Grid

Location : South Africa (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

Reference Number : 5001093750ND

Closing Date : 2022/02/02 11:55 PM

Minimum Requirements


• National N Diploma Electrical, National Diploma Electrical at NQF 6 with 240 Credits

Minimum Related Experience:
• 4 Years’ experience in HV Plant Management

Skills and Competencies


o Integrity
o Honesty
o Trustworthiness
o Professionalism


o Coaching
o Mentoring
o Team player
o Developing


o Transmission maintenance practices and procedures
o Customer relations practices
o Business management system
o Eskom servitude rights and practices
o Knowledge of OHS act


o Communication
o Organisational ability
o Negotiation skills
o Computer literate
o Interpersonal skills
o Presentation skills
o Leadership skills
o Customer Interface
o Analytical skills
o Conflict management
o Administration skills
o Driver’s licence code 8 and advanced 4x4 driving skills

Key Responsibilities
• Maintenance
• Operating service HV Plant
• HV Plant Support
• Repairs/breakdown service
• Training, mentoring and coaching
• Safety
• Documentation  Management
• Environmental

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.”