Industrial Electrician

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JOB TITLE:  Industrial Electrician

JOB FUNCTION: Electrical/Engineering

JOB LEVEL: Mid Level

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time (three-to-six-month probationary period)

REPORTS TO:  Manager of Engineer

LOCATION:  Kumasi, Ghana

START DATE: June 2021

Summary and Corporate Profile:

A Ghanaian-Owned animal feed manufacturing company seeks an Industrial Electrician for its factory in Kumasi, Ghana. The ideal employee will perform a variety of functions related to electrical controls, equipment, and wiring in the factory and surrounding areas. Their work may involve testing, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the electrical components. S/he must have extensive knowledge of electrical components as well as electrical safety codes.

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Installs and repairs electrical equipment and parts, wiring, systems, and fixtures in buildings (ex: motors and control panels).

  • Understanding and making decisions based on technical documents, such as blueprints, schematics, or instructions.

  • Installs conduits and pipes to house electrical wires and cables.

  • Ensures piping complies with electrical codes.

  • Installs circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and connects wiring to them.

  • Connects electrical systems to powerlines to provide electricity to the building.

  • Tests electrical systems to ensure proper installation and operation.

  • Inspects electrical systems to determine whether repairs are needed.

  • Replaces conduit and wiring as needed.

  • Replaces circuit breakers as needed.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum five (5) years of industrial (factory) and office IT support experience.

  • Minimum HND

Skills:

  • Must be professional, technical, and mechanically proficient.

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently.

  • Must have strong communication skills.

  • Must be motivated to work on their own and as part of a team.

  • Ability to interact effectively with all management levels.

  • Ability to use good judgment

  • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.

  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.

  • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring.

  • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding.

  • Must be physically capable of pulling wires and cables through conduits.

  • The role is physically demanding and involves climbing up and down staircases.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

Interacts with:


Internal: 

  • MD

  • Electrical and IT departments

  • Engineering department

  • Factory workers

  • All other functions and departments

External:

  • Consultants and Contractors

  • 3rd Party Organizations

  • Government ministries, departments and agencies

  • All other external correspondence

Supervises:


Direct:

  • N/A


Indirect:

  • N/A

Salary and Other Benefits

Comparative

APPLICATION MODE

 

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Industrial Engineer'. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.