Eskom is recruiting for Technicians (×7 positions)

This position will ensure the continuity of supply to customers by building, maintaining and repairing infrastructure and plant according to dead and limited live work practices, guidelines and service agreements on the electrical network up to and including 33kV.

Closing date: 24 June 2024

Location: KwaZulu-Natal

Minimum Requirements: Qualification(s):

Grd 12 with Maths and Science / NCV4/ NSC3/N3 Engineering at NQF4 with 120 credits

Related Minimum Experience:

  • 2 Years work Distribution network operating and maintenance

Skills and Competencies

  • Leadership
  • Developing teams
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Working in a team towards a common goal
  • Lead and empower a team


  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Centricity
  • Result orientation


  • Eskom standards, procedures, directives and guidelines
  • Power plant specific transformers, auxiliary, switchgear theoretical knowledge at the required level

  • Quality management international organization for standardization (ISO)9001 and 14001
  • Emergency response and safety
  • Basic health, safety, environment
  • Tools and specialized equipment
  • Low and high voltage systems up to 33kV

  • High voltage (HV), medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) line construction
  • Operating Regulations for High voltage Systems (ORHVS)
  • Meter worker certification
  • Single phase tester
  • Crane operating
  • Mobile elevating platform operating
  • Auger drill operating
  • Rock drill operating


  • Public driver’s permit (PDP)
  • Valid driver’s licence EC/EB/C1
  • Safety management
  • Basic workshop
  • Communication
  • Sound interpersonal relations
  • LV Authorisation

Key Responsibilities

 Perform breakdown maintenance
 Perform routine maintenance.
 Perform minor construction activities
 Ensure health and safety.
 Provide customer services

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