Electrical Engineer (ref#EE001)

A leading Chemical Manufacturing Plant in Durban requires the services of an Electrical Engineer.

Main job function

  • Analyze and identify under-performing equipment, plant and process systems and put measures in place to increase optimization
  • Evaluation of electrical maintenance spares and ensures that minimum stock levels are maintained
  • Provide technical support to Line Management and participate in project teams
  • Ensure proper planned electrical maintenance and conduct preventative maintenance and root cause problem solving
  • Ensure legal electrical engineering compliance
  • Effectively deal with electrical breakdowns and ensure optimum availability vs downtime
  • Continuously improve electrical SOP‘s and other relevant documentation
  • Conduct electrical risk assessments daily
  • Ensure that daily electrical inspections are diligently carried out
  • Install and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements in relevant discipline
  • Ensure quality control of product and workmanship including site audits
  • Implement corrective action plans and implementation strategy from audit findings
  • Prepare and present incident reports to management
  • Maintaining an ongoing dialogue with the HOD and other key team members, keeping them abreast of all activities, developments and challenges on site


  • Matric
  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering



  • 5-10 years maintenance/electrical experience in a chemical manufacturing environment or similar
  • Must have SAP knowledge
  • Must be computer literate
  • Solid supervisory experience and ability to motivate team members
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • The ability to write clear reports and keep accurate records
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