Electrician (m/f/d)

Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RF) (Pty) Ltd - Somerset West, Western Cape


  • Do maintenance work in explosives area and rest of factory, including offices, reservoir, pump station, street pole lamps and open line routes(6.6kV)
  • Electrical motors, pumps, level switches, solenoid valves, coal boilers etc.
  • Do HT switching when required.
  • Replacing lights, globes and maintaining plug circuits.
  • Do maintenance on Distribution boards and replacing circuit breakers, switches and overload switches as required.
  • Weekly inspection of generators, filling of diesel and checking batteries.
  • Do maintenance on portable electrical tools and appliances.
  • Do statutory inspections such as Lightning masts, Earth leakages, portable electrical equipment and Zoning.
  • Inspect, test and repair earthing, building earthing rings and bonding.


  • Must have Grade 12 and at least 5 years’ experience as an Electrician.
  • Must have Red Seal.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings.
  • Be available for overtime, shifts and standby
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Team Player
  • Must be able to use measuring equipment.
  • Installation Electrician as per EIR 11(2) will be an advantage.

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


Impact and cover – the Weapon and Ammunition Division's portfolio includes solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as comprehensive protection. Whether on land, at sea or in the air, Rheinmetall supplies impressive systems that ensure superiority on the battlefields and operational areas of today and the future. The division is divided into three business units: Weapon and Munition, Propulsion Systems and Protection Systems.

Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.
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