Reference: 837-2112LH


Job Description:

Our client, a well-renowned mining house in South Africa, is seeking an Electrical Protection Specialist with medium and low voltage experience in mining environments to join their team.



  • Maintain and develop medium and low voltage electrical systems, protection relay settings, fault calculations and load flow studies.
  • Annual reliability audits and testing on equipment and relays.
  • Overseeing contractors.
  • Ensuring all equipment is functioning at the optimum level.
  • Investigation root cause and reporting on protection trips, quality of electricity supply and metering queries.
  • Standby duties.
  • Ensure health, safety, environmental and quality standards are maintained.
  • Mentoring and coaching subordinates.
  • Reporting and administration on SAP.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Electrical Engineering Diploma or Degree.
  • ECSA registration advantageous.
  • Accredited Advanced Protection Courses.
  • 7 years previous experience in medium voltage electrical protection within a mining environment.
  • Well-versed in the use of ETAP.
  • Previous experience with SAP.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • This position is only open to residents of South Africa.


Contractual information:

  • Residentially based; relocation will be required.
  • Permanent contract.