11 Sep '18
Auto Electrician

Engineering & Technical, North West Rustenburg

R R25000 - R R 30000

Rustenburg based company is looking for an Auto Electrician to installs, maintains and identifies faults and repairs electrical wiring, as well as radio installations and computer based equipment in mining and related equipment. This includes LDV’s, trailers, trucks, agricultural equipment, earth moving equipment, Hitachi Excavators and Cat Dozers.

  • Work with computer controlled engine management systems and other systems as well.
  • Service, identify and repair faults on electronically controlled machines such as electronic field systems, electronic gear selection, air-conditioning and monitoring systems and safety systems.
  • Install electrical components and equipment such as gauges, lights, radios, alternators, starter motors and wiring looms.
  • Test the repaired parts/vehicles for safety, using special tools in order to ensure the proper operation and the effectiveness of maintenance activities
  • Install electrically operated accessories such as radios, strobes, cameras and convertors.
  • Use of meters, diagnostic instruments, laptops and circuit diagrams to find electrical faults.
  • Testing and replacing of faulty alternators, generators, starter motors, magneto’s and related items such as voltage regulators and batteries.


  • Use of hand tools, specialized electrical tools and instruments and machines, including drills, grinders, presses and lathes, etc.
  • Follow safety and protection instructions and rules at work and ensure the proper use of equipment’s and tools to prevent any possible danger.
  • Solder or weld when repairing electrical parts, sell and Install electrical parts and accessories


  • Repair and service air-conditioning systems.


  • Utilize the mobile management system to capture daily timesheets, service report, vehicle checklists, installation checklist, surveys etc. Submit all electronic reports within 24 hours of completion of job.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested from the company.


Ensure that the auto electrical standard is set and that customers are satisfied with repairs and service offered by the technician and company alike.

Skills and Experience:

  • Matric
  • Trade Qualification (Automotive Electrician)
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience within the field
  • Driver’s License
  • Product a Knowledge (Auto Electrical products)
  • Knowledge of earth moving equipment
  • Computer literacy (this includes safemine and ET diagnostic systems)
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge in performing preventive maintenance.
  • Knowledge in safety practices associated with vehicles maintenance
  • Must have excellent time and quality management skills
  • Good command in both Afrikaans and English languages


The automotive electrician works in a specialized automotive electrical workshop and wears protective clothing, he alsofollows safety and protection instructions and rules at work and ensure the proper use of equipment and tools to prevent any possible danger.  They may have contact with customers and therefore should provide a professional excellent service.  They work in LDV’s, at work benches or in the field.  Auto Electricians may be required to work overtime and perform standby duties and are also required to comply with Mine requirements and regulations.




Other Benefits: Company car, Pension, Medical aid, Cellphone allowance

Ad Visible Until: 31 December 2018
Ref: RST001001/LB

Vacancy Type: Permanent