Cape Town

    Industrial Electrician with PLC and Red Seal - Cape Town, South Africa - Elchemie

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    Full time

    Our esteemed client, a prominent ink manufacturing company, is currently in search of an exceptional Industrial Electrician possessing advanced proficiency in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), holding a valid Red Seal certification, and having completed a recognized apprenticeship, preferably within South Africa's manufacturing landscape. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a robust expertise in electrical systems, adept troubleshooting skills, and a solid background in industrial maintenance. They will play a pivotal role in maintaining the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of our electrical infrastructure and equipment. This exciting opportunity is based in Cape Town.


    • Valid Red Seal certification as an Electrician.
    • Valid Registration as electrical contractor with an IE number (to approve COC's)
    • Completed PLC training and certification.
    • Served in a recognized apprenticeship.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an Industrial Electrician in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
    • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, circuits, and troubleshooting techniques.
    • Familiarity with safety protocols, regulations, and best practices.
    • Good communication and teamwork skills.
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure.


    • PLC Programming and Maintenance: Program, troubleshoot, and maintain PLC systems for optimal efficiency.
    • Debug and resolve PLC-related issues to minimize downtime, with a proactive approach towards energy-saving solutions.
    • Maintain updated documentation of PLC programs and configurations, adhering to local and international standards.
    • Electrical Maintenance: Perform regular inspections, maintenance, and repairs on industrial electrical systems and equipment.
    • Identify and repair electrical faults, such as wiring, circuits, motors, and control panels.
    • Ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations in all electrical work.
    • Red Seal Certification: Utilize your Red Seal certification to validate your skills and expertise in electrical maintenance.
    • Maintain all necessary certifications and stay updated with industry trends and regulations.
    • Collaboration: Collaborate with maintenance teams, engineers, and other departments to address electrical issues promptly.
    • Emergency Response: Provide quick and effective solutions during electrical emergencies, prioritizing safety and minimal production downtime.
    • Continuous Learning and Skill Development:
    • Engage in ongoing training opportunities to stay abreast of advancements in automation, robotics, and renewable energy technologies relevant to ink manufacturing.

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