Electrician

Rain

Rain

South Africa
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024
Responsibilities

We are seeking a skilled Electrician to join our FSE team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems and equipment in telecommunications infrastructure. This role requires a strong understanding of electrical principles, telecommunications technology, and safety protocols. Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and equipment in telecommunications facilities, including power distribution systems, backup generators, and battery systems.
  • Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance to ensure the reliability and safety of electrical systems.
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues and implement solutions to minimize downtime and optimize performance.
  • Collaborate with telecommunications engineers and technicians to support the installation and integration of telecommunications equipment.
  • Adhere to industry regulations and safety standards, including NFPA, NEC, and OSHA guidelines, to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities, equipment inventory, and work orders.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to junior electricians and telecommunications staff as needed.
  • Stay informed about advancements in telecommunications technology and electrical systems to enhance job performance.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational training or apprenticeship in electrical work preferred.
  • Journeyman or Master Electrician license required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an electrician, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  • Proficiency in reading electrical schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Strong understanding of electrical principles, including AC/DC circuits, voltage, current, and resistance.
  • Experience working with telecommunications equipment such as routers, switches, antennas, and fiber optics.
  • Ability to use electrical testing equipment, hand and power tools safely and effectively.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to job sites as needed.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate maintenance schedules and emergency repairs.
  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy equipment and perform manual labor as required.