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 Senior Engineering Assistant Electrical (Transmission) Germiston - Simmerpan

Position : Senior Engineering Assistant Electrical (Transmission) Germiston - Simmerpan Vacancy type: Internal

Task Grade : T11

Area of Speacialization : Supervise, co-ordinate and perform in safe and effective manner servitude & line maintenance, including defect repairs and restoration tasks on Transmission lines using approved tools, equipment, procedures & techniques to ensure optimal line performance.

Department : Lines and Servitudes

Business Unit : Central Grid

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : 5001131769FD

Closing Date : 2022/05/30 11:55 PM

Minimum Requirements


• Trade Certificate Electrical at NQF 4 with 120 Credits


• 5  Years Transmission network and discipline related equipment (Lines and HV Plant)

Skills and Competencies


o Good Listener
o Trustworthiness
o Interpersonal relations
o Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
o Ability to work under extreme weather conditions
o Professionalism


o Team player
o Motivating teams
o Coaching and mentoring

o Working knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of line work
o Considerable knowledge of the principles of electrical theory
o Transmission network knowledge
o ORHVS Authorization to take handover
o Basic knowledge of OHSACT
o Basic knowledge of software application, TWS, FALLS, LLS, TXSIS, AFIS, SAP PM, phoenix


o Communication
o Operation of the listed tools and equipment
o Computer literate (particular Microsoft Word and Excel package)
o Level 2 Line Maintenance Competency Authorisation
o Level 4 (ERS Lead Supervisor) Construction Competency Authorisation
o Advance rigging skills

Key Responsibilities

• Supervise and carry out power line inspection, hardware defect repairs, servitude maintenance and operating
• Fault investigation
• Supervise and carry out power line emergency restoration
• Compliance to Safety, Health and Environmental Policies
• Mentoring and coaching

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