Supervise the operations on repairs and maintenance to all electrical plant, equipment and instrumentation located at Johannesburg Water’s pump stations, reservoirs, towers, Electro-Mechanical depots and workshops in accordance to General Machinery Regulations section 2.1 and 2.7 (OHASA) and SANS codes of practice.

Schedule and supervise the repair and maintenance of all electrical and instrumentation equipment located at pump stations, reservoirs, towers, Electro-Mechanical depots, and workshops. Supervise and ensure the facilities maintenance work carried out by the Operator: Electrical team. Ensure the revision and update of Electrical drawings by submitting information to Ops Manager: Electrical Technical. Conduct investigations into electrical operating methods and upon approval from Ops Manager: Electrical. Supervise the implementation of such upgrades or modifications in order to enhance current systems. Supervise the facilities maintenance of all water pump stations which include, but not limited to the painting of the buildings, grass cutting and general upkeep according to OHASA and JW standards and procedures. Supervise the scheduling, maintenance, and repair of all HT (High Tension) equipment located at pump stations. Supervise and performs the Switching in accordance with switching procedures for High Voltage systems. Supervise and ensure the scheduling, creating, and closing (upon job completion) of works orders for all maintenance activities. Supervise and ensure the testing of ancillaries at water and sewer installations as per outsourced contracts. These include, but not limited to the testing of firefighting equipment and fumigation of facilities. Ensure that identified critical spares are available. Re-ordering of materials and spares as and when required. Ensure that Tool and equipment inspections are carried out monthly. Supervise fleet vehicles within the section according to JW Vehicle Management Policy. Supervise Allocated Minor Plant equipment according to JW policies and procedures. Carry out standby duties, overtime and emergency work when required. Supervise and Control staff in terms of HR Policies. Identify job specific training and development needs in line with JW skills development plan. Electrical transferring of skills to subordinates by Mentoring and Coaching. Performing and discussing, in line with performance management system. Carry out responsibilities according to the relevant Safety appointments (Disaster mgt reps and Safety committee reps). Ensure that all new employees are informed of and trained to the requirements of OHASA. Liaise with contractors on an adhoc basis to ensure that all outsourced work is completed within agreed timeframes.


Essential qualifications and experience
• Grade 12 or N3 (NQF4) + Electrical trade test certificate/Appropriate Learnership NQF 4.
• 4 years’ experience on motors and motor controllers such as soft starters, direct online and Star Delta starters. Basic experience on PLC’S and VSD’S. Experience on ultrasonic level controllers and actuators. of which 1 year must be at supervisory level.
• Code EB.
Please forward your CV and qualifications to: quoting the relevant reference number and job title in the line subject of your correspondence

Closing date: 13 July 2023

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