Electrical Maintenance and Reliability Engineer

Ref No. CLGFYH006
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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A global petrol-chemical company is seeking business advisory supporting experts. If you opened for relocation and had work experience which mentioned in the requirement , you are the person we need.


Electrical Maintenance and Reliability Engineer

The Job

Salary: Market related

Benefits: Medical Aid, Pension Fund

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

As an Electrical Maintenance and Reliability Engineer you will be responsible for Electrical analysis of Low and Medium voltage equipment. Primary tasks for this position includes analysis of electrical surveillance & condition monitoring results, maintaining asset management strategies, support to maintenance department, troubleshooting plant related electrical faults, identifying incident root causes and determining appropriate corrective actions, support to turnaround in work scope development and providing Design For Reliability (DFR) support to capital projects.

Position Details

Provide reliability support for electrical systems in a petrol chemical plant. This includes determining appropriate equipment maintenance, troubleshooting low voltage and Medium Voltage systems, identifying root causes and advising on appropriate corrective actions, turnaround support and providing input on electrical systems and equipment selection for small capital projects.

Typical responsibility of an Electrical Maintenance and Reliability Engineer includes:

To provide reliability support for plant's 11 kV substations, switchgear, transformers and motors, low voltage (500V) equipment such as motors, Motor Control Center, transformers, VSDs, UPS, and power supplies, among others.

Actively participate in the Loss Prevention System to identify behaviour and work process improvement opportunities, root causes, and effective corrective actions that will help eliminate incidents and injuries.

Detect and prevent electrical equipment failures through the use of predictive and preventative techniques, root cause analysis of electrical failures and determining appropriate corrective actions, promoting the use of electrical equipment asset strategies, and providing recommendations for turnarounds and small capital project electrical requirements and equipment selection.

Conduct and support incident investigations and sRCM, FMEA, and RCFA studies for electrical equipment.

Ensure IEAR records are comprehensively completed and archived, with emphasis on root cause identification, history briefs of repairs/failures and detailed records of internal and external inspections.

Participate as an active member of the Instrumentation, Electrical, Analysers and Rotating equipment (IEAR) team and be an enabler of collective achievement of team's goals.

Work with IMPACT and maintenance teams to ensure proper shutdown work scope development and submission for electrical equipment.

Create or modify Predictive and Preventative Maintenance tasks, job guidelines and procedures when needed for Electrical equipment.

Mentor less experienced engineers and analysts. Provide basic training to electricians on electrical failure modes, preventative maintenance and fault diagnostics.

A self-motivated and an assertive person with five years of electrical maintenance or reliability experience, with good knowledge of Low and Medium voltage systems in a petrochemical environment.

Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both in writing and orally.

Competency in using the following applications: Microsoft© application (outlook, word, and excel). Your knowledge of Meridium or SAP will be to your advantage.

Proficiency in equipment failure analysis techniques such as root cause failure analysis, FMEA and RCM.

Required Qualifications:

B-Tech Degree, Diploma and equivalent

Key skills:

  • Low and Medium voltage equipment
  • Analysis of electrical surveillance & condition monitoring results
  • troubleshooting plant related electrical faults
  • Design
  • Petrochemical refinery
  • Motors
  • Motor Control Center
  • Transformers
  • VSDs
  • UPS
  • Power supplies
  • Loss Prevention System
  • sRCM
  • FMEA
  • RCFA
  • RCM
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Meridium
  • SAP

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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