Winder Electrician



Multiform Human Development

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Date posted:

Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Orkney, South Africa

An industry leader in the mining sector which is based in the NORTHWEST PROVINCE and within the Orkney area, is recruiting for an experienced and skilled Winder Electrician


Salary: R 336 000.00 per annum
The successful incumbent must possess at least five (5) years’ experience as a winder electrician in the deep gold mining sector.
Formal qualifications
  • Grade 12 or N3 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with mathematics and physical science
  • Trade certificate- Electrician
  • MQA -MV switching certificate
  • Valid driving license code 08
  • A valid medical certificate certifying the incumbent’s fitness status to work on surface and or underground
  • Support the achievement of production performance levels through the maintenance of equipment
  • Accept responsibility for all electrical work on winder engines
  • Perform work on the winch fans, mini substation and haulage lights
  • Check and maintain clocking systems
  • Check and maintain pump installations
  • Execute any electrical work on winch starters and build new starters when required
  • Inspect generators and compressors on a weekly basis and execute maintenance when required
  • Check and maintain sub-stations on a weekly basis when required
  • Check and maintain electrical work on locos
  • Install electrical connections on winches and pumps
  • Install electricals on high level power machines and cables
  • Check and maintain gully boxes
Legislative Requirements
  • Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996
  • Minerals Act 50 of 1991
  • Mines and Works Act 27 of 1956
  • Hazardous Material Act
  • O.P’s
  • Procedures                          
  • Standards
Inherent requirements for the position
  • Knowledge on working on winder, wiring, repairing and maintenance
  • Excellent execution skills
  • A strong commitment towards production and maintenance
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to delegate tasks to subordinates
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Electrical ability
  • Commercial awareness
  • Computer skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Compliance and detail oriented
Shortlisted candidates will be expected to undergo psychometric testing and background screening. Applicants who fulfil the abovementioned requirements are invited to apply for the position by following the link:



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