Heavy Duty Equipment- Electrician (DC) Jobs – Mota-Engil Africa

Job Title:  Heavy Duty Equipment- Electrician (DC)

Organisation: Mota-Engil Africa

Duty Station: Buliisa, Uganda


About Organisation:

Mota-Engil is a Portuguese group in the sectors of civil construction, public works, port operations, waste, water, and logistics.  The Mota-Engil Group comprises 228 companies within three major business areas Engineering and construction, Environment and Services and Transport concessions operating in 21 countries through its branches and subsidiaries, including Mota-Engil Engenharia e Construção, S.A., Tertir, SUMA, INDAQUA  Manvia, Vibeiras, Ascendi and Martifer.


Job Summary:   The Heavy Duty Equipment- Electrician (DC) will be responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of the electrical systems on a wide range of heavy equipment used in the construction industry. This role requires a strong understanding of DC electrical systems and the ability to operate various workshop equipment to efficiently assemble and repair machinery.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair or replace faulty electrical components, such as batteries, alternators, starters, and wiring harnesses.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on electrical systems to ensure optimal performance and avoid breakdowns.
  • Service and maintain a range of construction equipment including bulldozers, dump trucks, tipper trucks, articulated trucks, cranes, telehandlers, wheel loaders, excavators, forklifts, power generators, compressors, tower lights, water pumps, and other general small equipment.
  • Assemble, install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, components, and systems in heavy-duty equipment.
  • Perform repairs on electrical systems, including wiring harnesses, control modules, and lighting systems.
  • Diagnose electrical issues using diagnostic equipment and schematics.
  • Collaborate with other technicians and engineers to troubleshoot complex electrical problems.
  • Test electrical systems to ensure proper functioning and compliance with specifications.
  • Keep accurate records of repairs, maintenance activities, and parts inventory.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while working in the workshop and on job sites.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and equipment advancements.
  • Provide training and guidance to junior technicians as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical education in automotive engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in auto electrical systems repair, preferably in heavy mobile equipment.
  • Extensive experience with diagnosing and repairing electrical and mechanical problems in mobile equipment, including brands like Caterpillar, Komatsu, Liebherr, Volvo, MAN, TATA, Sinotruk, Manitou, Atlas Copco, and Wacker Neuson.
  • National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) Crane Operator Certification or Any manufacturer-specific training or certification related to the mentioned equipment brands (Caterpillar, Komatsu, Liebherr, Volvo, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of auto electrical systems, including wiring, control modules, and diagnostics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems (advantageous).
  • Experience with welding and fabrication techniques (advantageous).


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below


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Date Posted 2024-06-22T04:09
Valid Through 2024-07-22T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Mota-Engil Africa
Job Location Buliisa, Buliisa, Buliisa, 0256, Uganda

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