Electrician 1


Sappi Southern Africa

Tugela Mill


Electrician ( P11  )



Sappi Tugela Mill based in Mandini requires an Electrician to  provide electrical services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading electrical systems and equipment and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.


This role reports to the Electrical Foreman


The main responsibilities of the job are:



Installs, tests, connects, commissions, maintains and modifies electrical equipment, wiring and control systems.
Coordinates with assigned Foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
Ensure optimum plant availability by efficient diagnosis, repair and maintenance of all electrical systems and equipment.
Inspects electrical systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
Overhaul AC and DC motors and perform series of tests on each motor to determine the condition of the motor windings, insulation and core lamination during this process.
Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Required to work standby and overtime as required.

Understands the SHEQ requirements of the Section.
Monitor subordinate’s performance against SHEQ requirements and corrects non-conformances.
Investigates incidents (SHEQ) and identify root causes of Non-Conformances and corrects deviations.
Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all time.
The ideal candidate should have:


Matric and/or N2 (4 subjects)
N3 Advantageous
Electrical Trade test Certificate
2 Years post apprentice experience (preferable)
Must have electrical fault-finding experience in an industrial environment
Spray Dryer expirience( added advantage)

Closing date: 02 February 2021


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Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.