Acacia Mining seeks to employ an Electrician based at Buzwagi Mine in Tanzania. This role reports to the Process Plant Electrical Maintenance First Line Leader and the role holder will be accountable to deliver quality switching (isolating and de-energizing), maintenance, repairing and installation of low and high voltage electrical devices / appliances as per shift assignment in accordance with Acacia Buzwagi’s Health and Safety standards and procedures.
This is a permanent role, with the work roster being fourteen (14) days on and seven (7) days off.
• Perform height duties by following the work at height standards. • To isolate and tag out equipment while ensuring safety of oneself and colleagues. • Display a high concern for health, safety and environment. • Report and eliminate hazards at the work place. • Ability to identify all tags, out of service, danger tags, and information tags. • Effectively inspect tools and report findings and complete given tasks in a safe manner. • Perform LV and HV switchgear and equipment installation and repair and ensure tools / appliances integrity. • Repair, and trace faults on LV and HV electrical installations • Install and maintain single phase motors and three phase Induction Motors 0.37kw up to 6000kw. • Install, repair and trace faults on variable speed drives. • To install, maintain, repair and trace faults on three phase motor starters, protective devices, DOL, Soft starter, Liquid resistance starter, Auto-transformer starter, star-delta, PLC Programming familiar, DC Machine. • Perform transformer installation and maintenance. • Ensure that the working area is clean and tidy (housekeeping). • To ensure that tools are identified, cleaned and placed back in their place after work. • To complete tasks on time and up to standard. • Ensure awareness of the electrical equipment and tools status. • Prevention of further equipment damage / faults. • Follow up of outstanding maintenance / repairs. • To ensure power and equipment availability. • Ensure electrical emergency preparedness. • Ensure machinery availability and production improvement. • Improve electrical energy efficiency.
• Holder of FTC, VETA Grade one or Diploma in Electrical discipline.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in process plant electrical maintenance or any other industrialized plant.
Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
• Practical knowledge of electrical machines, motors, generators, transformers, high voltage electrical devices, electrical circuits design, electrical installations, LV and HV cable joint and termination • Ability to read, and interpret electrical drawings • Electrical faults troubleshooting • High voltage switching experience will be an added advantage. • Demonstrate the ability to use electrical measuring instruments.