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Service Training (P1 & P2) Opportunities X3 – External
Ref. No. LIOHR232
Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical X 1)
Production (Metallurgy/Chemical X1)
Laboratory (Analytical Chemistry X7)
About The Role

They are seeking a  Electrical/Mechanical,  Metallurgy/Chemical to join their team. This position requires a unique blend of electrical and mechanical expertise to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex machinery and equipment. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of electrical systems, mechanical components, and industrial automation. As an Electrical-Mechanical Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliable operation of their manufacturing processes.


Electrical Maintenance:

  • Troubleshoot electrical systems, including motors, drives, PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), and sensors.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment to minimise downtime and prevent failures.
  • Repair or replace faulty electrical components and wiring as needed.
  • Install new electrical systems and components according to wiring diagrams and technical specifications.

Mechanical Maintenance

  • Inspect and maintain mechanical systems, including gears, bearings, belts, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical issues such as misalignment, excessive vibration, and component wear.
  • Perform routine lubrication and alignment of machinery to ensure optimal performance.
  • Assist with the installation and commissioning of new mechanical equipment.

Automation And Control Systems

  • Program and troubleshoot PLCs and HMI (Human Machine Interface) panels to control machinery and processes.
  • Configure and calibrate instrumentation devices such as temperature sensors, pressure transmitters, and flow meters.
  • Collaborate with engineers to optimise automation systems for improved efficiency and productivity.
  • Implement changes to control logic and parameters to accommodate process modifications or improvements.

Safety And Compliance

  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulations while performing maintenance activities.
  • Conduct safety inspections of equipment and machinery to identify potential hazards.
  • Implement corrective actions to address safety concerns and prevent accidents.

Documentation And Reporting

  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, inspection reports, and equipment history.
  • Generate reports detailing equipment performance, maintenance schedules, and any issues encountered.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and team members regarding maintenance activities and equipment status.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate degree or vocational training in electrical/mechanical engineering or a related field preferred.


  • Strong knowledge of electrical principles, including AC/DC circuits, motors, and industrial controls.
  • Familiarity with mechanical systems, including bearings, gears, conveyors, and pumps.
  • Experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting.
  • Proficient in reading electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.


  • Valid driver’s license.
Applications closing date: 16 May 2024
Apply now by submitting your application form (CVwith community forum stamp, qualifications, and Proof of residence attached) to:
Alternatively dropped in the recruitment drop box at Lion change house or Vantech security.

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