Electrician & Electrical Assistant
  • Upington, South Africa
  • UT Information Technologies & Greenro Solutions
Job Description


Salary strictly AS PER THE NBCEI Industry.

Job Purpose

Assistance and safe set-up of electrical equipment, installation, maintenance and commissioning of electrical wiring. Supplying or holding material or tools and cleaning work area and equipment.

You should be well prepared to do your job with all safety precautions, as well as experienced in different kinds of electrical devices and systems.


  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • N2-N3 Electrical Engineering Certificate
  • First Aid Level 1 (Advantage)
  • ORHVS Certificate (Non negotiable for an Electrician)


  • 3-5 Years experience in electrical areas within a construction environment.
  • Fault Finding & Repairs. (Advantage)
  • Electrical Experience in Panel Wiring.(Advantage)


  • Basic knowledge of Electrical systems
  • Knowledge of electrical hazards
  • Basic knowledge of drilling machines / angle grinders.
  • Circuit tester Continuity testers; Loop testers, clamp meter, insulation tester and other related test equipment
  • Voltage or current meters Current clamps; non-contact voltage sensors; Voltage meters
  • Wire or cable cutter Cable cutters; Insulated cable cutters; Power cable cutters; Ratcheting cable cutters
  • Microsoft Office Suite (advantage / not essential)
  • Valid Driver's License.


  • Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions.
  • Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • The ability to set and achieve the highest possible standards of performance for oneself.
  • Must show enthusiasm and commitment in order to continually contribute towards maintaining standards of excellence.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Dependability - Flexibility to work overtime or as required
  • Ability to work regularly and dependably
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Actively listen to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

separately or competitively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent crimping of lugs.
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools.
  • Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws, and punches.
  • Assist the wireman in the installation and testing electrical equipment or systems, components, machinery and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Transfer tools, parts, equipment, and supplies to and from workstations and other areas.
  • Disassemble broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
  • Responsible for safety and housekeeping Maintenance

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