Rand Water Careers

Rand Water: Electrical Foreman

Rand Water: Electrical Foreman

Rand Water Careers

Reference Number: RAN191031-1

Portfolio: Bulk Water Services – Operations

Job Type Classification: Permanent

Location: Zuikerbosch, Three Rivers East, Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Advert Summary:

To effectively supervise the electrical maintenance resources to ensure optimum plant availability and reliability a Zuikerbosch.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Minimum N5 coupled with a recognized trade test qualification in the electrical environment.
  • Five years experience (post apprenticeship) within a plant maintenance environment.
  • Minimum five years experience in a supervisory capacity. • 2 years HV electrical switching experience desirable.
  • Experience in fault finding on HV & LV reticulation.
  • Successful completion of the Supervisory Development Program (SDP) or equivalent will be an advantage.
  • A wireman’s licence is a further prerequisite.
  • Computer literacy in MS word and excel.
  • A valid code B driver’s licence as well as ability to pass Rand Water K53 test.

Primary Duties:

  • To ensure that planned maintenance is carried out.
  • To participate in or supervise designated projects.
  • To carry out risk analyses and participate in SHEQ related activities.
  • To supervise a team of artisans and assistants.
  • To perform routine plant inspections and initiate corrective actions.
  • To carry out competence testing on subordinates.
  • To liaise with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Operation and fault finding in electrical HV and LV systems.
  • SHEQ legislations and application.
  • Budget control.
  • Root cause failure analyses.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Protection
  • In depth knowledge of HV and LV Motors
  • Basic knowledge of PLC’s


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and organise daily tasks.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to analyse, fault find and solve problems.
  • Ability to lead and provide sound labour relations within a team.


  • Performance driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality orientated
  • Team orientated

Closing Date: 11 November 2019

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