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Perks working for my client:

  • On pay weekend you will knock-off at 14:00
  • Should you live in a radium of 20km from the office your petrol to and from work will be covered after 3-month probations is completed

A well-established firm that operates within the solar energy sector has an opportunity for an experienced Electrician to join their team in the Pretoria-East area.


Minimum requirements:

  • Qualified Installations Electrician and/or Construction Electrician would be highly beneficial
  • Wireman’s License would be a benefit
  • 3+ years’ experience working within the construction environment as an electrician
  • Hands-on person
  • Supervisory skills
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to read plans and laying cables in multiple phases
  • Project management skills with a high integrity

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

AC related:

  • Terminations and cable glanding up 240 mm cable
  • SWA ECC cable glanding up to 240 mm cable
  • Connections on AC DB boards
  • Torquing connections
  • AC Board quality control
  • Testing and fault finding from 12 V to 400 V
  • Testing and inspecting all AC installations
  • Placing large AC equipment according to GA drawings
  • Installation of Energy meters and CT’s
  • Safely isolate, test and work on AC mini subs up to 1100V
  • Re-energize mini subs and confirming electricity to loads

DC related:

  • Wire large scale commercial Solar PV plants according to client drawings
  • Fault finding on DC strings on PV plant
  • DC MC 4 terminations and labelling
  • Testing and inspection on all strings and connections
  • Allocating strings to Inverters to easily identify the source
  • Inter-connecting Solar Modules to achieve correct string Voltages according to client drawings

Mechanical-related duties:

Installation of:

  • RFHD and RFMD trays, covers and labels
  • Walkways
  • Solar PV mounting structure
  • Solar Modules
  • Inverters and isolators
  • Straightening Solar Modules
  • Mounting and installing P2000 channels as support structure
  • All types of cable managements (attention to detail on all of the above)

Must be able to:

  • Work safely on heights (Training will be done)
  • Liaise with clients
  • Report accurately to management
  • Manage stock and order to avoid delays
  • Manage a team to optimize production
  • Manage and record attendance of employees on site
  • Complete safety file daily and assess risk involving the task at hand

To apply for this job please visit www.pnet.co.za.