City of Cape Town 2021 Learner Technicians (Electrical Engineering)

The City of Cape Town (Energy Services) has one-year contractual positions for learner technicians, who would hold a Diploma or still require in-service training to obtain their S4 diploma, or National N Diploma in the following disciplines:

  • Protection Field Services: Protection pre-commissioning testing, maintenance testing, audits and fault repairs)
  • SCADA Field Services: Protection pre-commissioning testing, maintenance testing, audits and fault repairs)
  • Telecoms: Provision and maintenance of telecommunication systems (fibre, copper, microwave, radio, GSM and network configuration) for electricity infrastructure between substations, control centre and facilities.
  • Engineering: Planning and design of high voltage, medium voltage and low voltage distribution systems/project management/customer connections
  • Geo-Information Science (GIS): Geo-Informatics / Cartography / Geography
  • Measurement: Automation, operations and investigations
  • Electronic Security Support Services (ESSS): Provision and maintenance of access control, intrusion alarms, CCTV, electric fences, and fire alarms for electricity infrastructure
  • High Voltage: Operations, repairs and maintenance, plant performance, fault investigations of 11 x 132kV substations (switchgear, transformers, batteries and ancillary equipment), underground cables and overhead lines.

What are the requirements?

In order to be considered, candidates should meet the following minimum:

Requirements for the following positions:

  • Protection/SCADA Field Services / Engineering
    • Successfully completed National Diploma (S4) Electrical Engineering course in the related field or in-service training still outstanding.
  • GIS (Geo-Information Science) / Geo-informatics / Cartography / Geography (with GIS as core subject)
    • Successfully completed S4 course in Geo-Information Science and Technology Geo-informatics / Cartography / Geography (with GIS as core subject) or in-service training still outstanding
  • Telecoms/ESSS
    • Successfully completed National Diploma (S4) Electrical Engineering course in the related field or in-service training still outstanding or National N Diploma
  • Measurement
    • Successfully completed National Diploma (S4) Electrical Engineering course in the related field or in-service training still outstanding or National N Diploma
  • High Voltage
    • Successfully completed National Diploma (S4) Electrical Engineering course in the related field or in-service training still outstanding.
  • All applicants must:
    • Be in possession of at least a valid Code B driver’s licence
    • Reside in the Cape Metropole.

How to apply?

How to apply:

OR

  • Alternatively, please forward a comprehensive CV, including a copy of your Identity Document (CV to be saved as name and surname i.e. John Smith), to the relevant e-mail address as indicated: Energy.vacancies@capetown.gov.za

To apply for one of these positions, please submit:

  • Covering letter indicating your field of preference and at least one alternate e.g. 1., Engineering 2. Protection, etc.)
  • Certified copy your Diploma or certified copy of a statement of results indicating that all academic conditions have been met to be awarded the diploma

Closing date: 14 May 2021

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