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West Coast Personnel Job Posting: Junior Electrician in Cape Town
Recruiter/Employer: West Coast Personnel
West Coast Personnel is a reputable and leading recruitment agency dedicated to facilitating meaningful connections between skilled individuals and outstanding job opportunities. With a proven track record in the industry, we specialize in linking employers with qualified candidates across various sectors. Our commitment is to provide high-quality recruitment services that meet the unique needs of both employers and job seekers.
Company Vision and Mission:
At West Coast Personnel, our vision is to be a trusted partner for businesses seeking the right talent and for individuals pursuing fulfilling career paths. We strive to create mutually beneficial relationships, fostering long-term success for both employers and candidates.
Our mission is to consistently deliver exceptional recruitment services by understanding the unique requirements of our clients and candidates. We aim to match the right talent with the right opportunities, contributing to the growth and success of businesses and the career advancement of individuals.
- Professionalism: We uphold the highest standards of professionalism in our interactions with clients and candidates, ensuring integrity and reliability in all our processes.
- Client-Centric Approach: Our focus is on understanding the specific needs and goals of our clients, tailoring our recruitment solutions to meet their unique requirements.
- Quality Assurance: We are committed to delivering quality recruitment services, maintaining a rigorous selection process to identify and present the most suitable candidates.
- Continuous Improvement: We actively seek opportunities for improvement, staying abreast of industry trends and refining our processes to enhance the value we provide to both clients and candidates.
Job Positions/Locations/Ref Numbers: Junior Electrician in Philippi, Cape Town – Ref: LDAD22112023-5
We are currently assisting a reputable plastic manufacturing company in Cape Town in their search for a Junior Electrician. This position is based in Philippi and offers a fixed-term arrangement with a competitive salary of R110 per hour.
A Junior Electrician is an entry-level professional in the field of electrical work, specializing in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems. This role typically requires a combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and hands-on experience. Junior Electricians work under the supervision of more experienced electricians or electrical engineers and play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient functioning of electrical systems in various settings, such as residential, commercial, or industrial environments.
- Installation and Maintenance: Junior Electricians are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical components, systems, and equipment. This can include wiring, lighting fixtures, circuit breakers, and other electrical devices.
- Fault Analysis and Repairs: They conduct fault analysis independently, identifying and addressing electrical issues that may arise in different systems. Troubleshooting skills are crucial to quickly and accurately diagnose problems.
- Development and Implementation of Maintenance Plans: Junior Electricians may be involved in the development and implementation of maintenance plans for electrical equipment. This involves scheduling regular inspections, testing, and preventive maintenance to ensure the longevity of electrical systems.
- Prioritizing Tasks: In alignment with production or operational needs, Junior Electricians prioritize tasks to address critical issues promptly. This requires effective communication with internal teams to understand the priorities of the organization.
- Communication: Maintaining clear communication with internal teams and external suppliers is essential. Junior Electricians often collaborate with other professionals, such as engineers, project managers, and maintenance personnel.
- Educational Background: Typically, a Junior Electrician holds at least a secondary education (Grade 12) and may have completed an N2 qualification in electrical trade theory.
- Experience: A minimum of two years of post-apprenticeship experience is usually required. This practical experience provides exposure to real-world electrical systems and enhances the ability to work independently.
- Technical Skills: Proficiency in fault finding, equipment testing, and safety procedures is essential. Junior Electricians should have a good understanding of electrical drawings and be capable of working with various electrical systems, including DC, AC, single phase, 2 phase, 3 phase, 230V, and 380V.
- Tool Proficiency: Junior Electricians should be comfortable using testing equipment and hand tools relevant to their field.
- Proactive Work Ethic: Junior Electricians are expected to have a proactive and self-driven work ethic. Taking the initiative in identifying and addressing issues is crucial.
- Decision-Making Skills: The ability to make informed decisions aligned with business needs, especially in prioritizing tasks, is important.
- Commitment to Safety: Given the nature of the work, a strong commitment to safety and adherence to protocols is non-negotiable.
Career Development and Perks:
Junior Electricians often have opportunities for career development, including ongoing learning opportunities. Working in a collaborative environment allows them to learn from experienced professionals and grow within the organization. Additionally, there is room for career advancement as they gain more experience and expertise in the field.
As a Junior Electrician with our client, you can expect to enjoy the following benefits:
- Competitive Salary: Earn R110 per hour, providing you with a stable income.
- Ongoing Learning Opportunities: Our commitment to your professional growth is reflected in the continuous learning opportunities we offer.
- Collaborative Work Environment: Join a dynamic team where collaboration and teamwork are valued.
- Room for Growth and Development: We believe in nurturing talent and providing avenues for career development within the organization.
To be considered for the Junior Electrician position, candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Secondary Education: Successful completion of Grade 12.
- N2 Qualification in Electrical Trade Theory: Candidates should possess an N2 qualification in electrical trade theory.
- Minimum 2 Years’ Post-Apprenticeship Experience: Applicants should have a minimum of two years of relevant experience gained post-apprenticeship.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following skills and competencies:
- Proficiency in Fault Finding: Ability to identify and address electrical faults independently.
- Equipment Testing: Capable of testing and maintaining electrical wiring, fixtures, and appliances.
- Safety Procedures: Knowledge and adherence to safety protocols in the workplace.
- Communication and Problem-Solving Skills: Strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems efficiently.
- Understanding of Electrical Drawings: Proficient in interpreting and understanding electrical drawings.
- Technical Expertise: Competency in working with DC, AC, single phase, 2 phase, 3 phase, 230V, 380V, and industrial troubleshooting.
- Tool Proficiency: Able to use testing equipment and hand tools effectively.
- Machinery Maintenance: Regular maintenance of all machinery and equipment as required.
How to Apply:
To apply for the Junior Electrician position, interested candidates should submit their CV to Lauriellejobs@wcp.co.za. Please ensure that your application includes relevant qualifications, work experience, and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.
The deadline for submitting applications is January 21, 2024. Ensure your application reaches us before this date to be considered for the position.
For any inquiries or additional information, please contact us via email at Lauriellejobs@wcp.co.za. You can also visit our official website at www.wcp.co.za for more details about our recruitment services.
Join West Coast Personnel and embark on a rewarding career journey as a Junior Electrician in the vibrant city of Cape Town. We look forward to welcoming enthusiastic and qualified individuals to our client’s dedicated team.
To apply for this job please visit wcp.co.za.