Profession mining electrician
Mining electricians install, maintain and repair specialised electrical mining equipment using their knowledge of electrical principles. They also monitor mine electricity supply.
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- Realistic / Investigative
- Realistic / Conventional
The functioning of electronic circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including programming and applications. Apply this knowledge to ensure electronic equipment runs smoothly.
- Electrical mine machinery manuals
Understand equipment manuals, including schematic drawings and electric circuit diagrams.
Understand the principles of electricity and electrical power circuits, as well as the associated risks.
- Communicate mine equipment information
Communicate transparently and efficiently with mine production management and machine operators. Pass on any relevant information such as outages, efficiency and productivity of the equipment.
- Test mine equipment
Test newly repaired machinery or mining equipment to ensure correct operation.
- Train operators in using mine machinery
Demonstrate mining equipment features and functions to machine operators.
- Conduct inter-shift communication
Communicate relevant information about the conditions in the workplace, progress, events, and potential problems to the workers in the next shift.
- Maintain electrical mine machinery
Inspect and conduct planned maintenance of electrical mining equipment. Conduct routine repairs and replace damaged components. Analyse test results and machine error messages.
- Install electrical mining machinery
Assemble and disassemble electrical mining machinery. Requires hand and eye coordination and spatial awareness.
- Maintain records of mining operations
Maintain records of mine production and development performance, including performance of machinery.
- Report mine machinery repairs
Record repair and maintenance tasks executed.