Role title: Electrician
Division: Netcare Hospitals
Location: Netcare Cuyler Hospital
Reporting structure: Technical Services Manager
Closing date: 11 February 2022

The Electrician will be responsible for the electrical reticulation of the facility. Furthermore a standby function will be performed in accordance with Policy.

 Repair, maintenance, installation and control of electrical machinery and equipment, including transformers, generators, distribution boards, UPS, nurse- call systems and all systems where voltage exceeding 24V exists;
 Repair and maintenance of basic and industrial appliances” such as ovens, microwave ovens, toasters, kettles and water boilers, and any other similar electrical equipment;
 Installation and basic maintenance of TV’s and nurse- call bell systems;
 Routine maintenance of plant and machinery, as stipulated by servicing schedules of the equipment, and/ or as requested by the Technical Services Supervisor or Manager;
 Preventive maintenance planning and implementation, according to the Company Policy and Procedures, as required from time to time;
 Reporting on the condition and functionality of the electrical plant and machinery, including general electrical reticulation, standby generator performance, UPS performance, and PFC efficiency;
 Cost control through proper preventative maintenance and fast and effective response to breakdowns and complaints;
 Conduct safety inspections on all portable electrical equipment according to specifications;
 To perform a stand- by function in accordance to the Policy;
 Responsible for the electrical reticulation of the facility;
 Installation and completion of electrical projects;
 Inspection, fault finding and problem resolution of electrical wiring and appliances;
 Basic load balancing of three- phase reticulation;
 Able to issue COC’s for all electrical work undertaken;
 Obtaining of quotes and contractor supervision;
 Ability to travel independently due to 24 hour functionality of the hospital environment;
 Assist the Technical team in other aspects.


 National Trade Certification in Electrical at N3 Level or above;
 Trade tested as an Electrician;
 Electrical Installation License would be advantageous;
 Computer Literate – MS office (Word and Excel) an added advantage.

 Three years’ experience on electrical/ electronic installation/ maintenance would be preferred.

 Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act regulations relating to machinery;
 Good verbal and written skills;
 Ability to interact and build relationships with internal and external clients ;
 Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements in the work place;
 Knowledge of R158 Building Regulations with specific reference to Hospitals and Theatre specifications as well as industrial kitchens;
 A good working knowledge of PFC and stand- by power facilities;
 Ability to work under pressure and adapt to change;
 Good Planning and organisational skills.


Netcare Values – At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services we offer at every level of the organisation.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
 Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts of compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.

The Netcare Way – Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be accountable to
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always seek consent to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.


The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process
aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to [email protected].

Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based on those that exist in the Division within which you will be employed.
 In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your information will be
processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an
employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
 If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a secure manner

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