Reporting to: Test Manager

Department: Testing

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is looking for suitably qualified team players to join the Pretoria West team in the role of Junior Test Technicians. They will be responsible for conducting low voltage Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and diagnostic tests and assisting the senior test technicians in performing high voltage tests on power and industrial transformers and shunt reactors (units).

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Prepare units and the test setup for FAT or diagnostic testing
  • Compile a testing file that contains test forms and testing requirement documentation for units to undergo FAT or diagnostic testing
  • Perform in-production low voltage electrical tests on units and complete and appropriately file the test results
  • Perform low voltage FAT or diagnostic testing of units in the presence of customers and complete and appropriately file the test results
  • Assist with the high voltage FAT or diagnostic testing of units
  • Daily maintenance of test equipment and facility

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12/N3
  • N. Dip in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) or N3 + Trade Certificate (Electrical)
  • 2 years’ experience in factory or site acceptance and diagnostic testing of transformers and shunt reactors
  • Understanding of engineering drawings, specifically electrical circuit drawings

Core Competencies

  • Able to perform low voltage tests on power and industrial transformers and shunt reactors
  • Good written and spoken English abilities
  • Basic MS Office skills
  • Able to use electrical and mathematical simulation software
  • Able to use electrical equipment
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Successful candidate must be prepared to work overtime as and when required

Deadline: 14 January 2022

Contact Details

CV’s accompanied by a covering letter must be submitted to email address: pwm.talent@sgb-smit.group with the job title and applicant’s name in the subject line.

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is committed to fair and ethical recruitment practices to achieve sustainable inclusion and diversity without compromising on performance.

Assessments will be one of the methods utilised to determine the successful candidate.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.