Electrical Foreman (PG 9)

Idwala Industrial Holdings

Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the successful incumbent will be
responsible for the maintenance of the electrical feed distribution and networks in the
entire geographical area at Idwala Carbonates under the confines of the company rules
and regulations.

Key performance areas:

• Manage maintenance and execution of the electrical equipment and feed distribution network as per ISO 5500 to ensure asset care and management in order to achieve and maintain above 90% plant availability

•Ensure data procurement of the section i.e. OEM manuals, drawings in the centralized library

• Ensure safe maintenance of electrical machinery as per MHSA Act (Act 29 of 1996) as well applicable SANS standards

• Ensure the work cycle management is functional and deviations reviewed i.e. maintenance schedules, works orders & breakdowns

• Ensure effective labour utilization effectiveness in the section

• Ensure efficient cost management and report on variances

• Demonstrate effective people management and leadership skills

• Ensure correction on deviations from the condition monitoring reports

• Reduce repeat breakdowns in the section through conducting of investigations

• Reduce Mean Time

To Repair (MTTR) on Breakdowns

• Ensure discipline when performing standby duties

• Ensure compliance on overtime management (40 hours monthly legal limit)

• Ensure good housekeeping where machinery is erected by adoption of best practices

• Ensure effective risk management upon maintenance execution • Ensure shut management and

The ideal candidate will have the following:

• Electrical Trade Test

• Minimum five years’ experience in a mining and heavy duty industrial engineering, environment (preferably
with supervisory experience)

• Must have own vehicle and prepared to work standby

• Must have experience in transformers, PLC’s, Induction motors, synchronous motors, DC motors, Medium voltage (11kv, 6,6kv, 3, 3kv, 2,2kv) switching, cable joining and cable termination • National Diploma in

Electrical Engineering (advantageous)

• Leadership ability in order to motivate and maintain a team spirit

• Valid driver’s licence.

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application together with
copies of all relevant qualifications to our Human Resource Department via e-mail:
icrecruitment@idwala.co.za (subject on e-mail: Electrical Foreman) or fax 086 622 8935.

Closing date for applications: 05 October 2018.
Preference will be exercised to adhere to Idwala Carbonates’ Employment Equity targets
If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please consider your
application unsuccessful.

Idwala Industrial Holdings (Ltd), a certified BEE Company, with a long history in mining
and processing carbonates, lime, magnetite and other industrial minerals in various
locations, has an opportunity at its Carbonates Operation in PORT SHEPSTONE,