Logos Hope: Industrial Electrician/Mechatronic Technician – Long and Short Term Roles Available

Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. We’re investing in young people and the opportunity to use and grow in your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
1-2 Years
Full Time
As soon as possible
Job Content:
Working with the Electrical team on board you will be responsible for:
• Fulfilling the on-going maintenance and repair for our vessel
• Carrying out domestic installations, motor installations and installation of automation sensors as part of a continuous programme of upgrading
• Working in areas could involve work on the following machinery and systems: generators, switchboard up to 1000V, motors, control systems, public address system, fire alarm system, bridge & navigation equipment, computerised systems i.e. AutoCAD, planned maintenance system (AMOS) and PLC (Siemens S7) Programming


Job Requirement:
• Qualifications and experience with Electronic and control systems, motor control systems, cable installation & heavy duty wiring, generators and switchboards, maintenance, commissioning and fault finding.
• You have problem-solving skills and manual dexterity.
• You have the ability to work in a small team and are able to contribute to the overall goals of upgrading, maintaining and operating the various electrical and electronic systems on board.
• You are able to read and understand Technical drawings, manuals and documents.
• Good English ability, both in spoken and written form.

On the job training will be provided as needed.

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Interested?

The OM South Africa Training Base operates on a 5-hectare plot near Pretoria, Gauteng.  We need a full-time Maintenance Manager who is able to keep up with the general maintenance of buildings and land, by leading a team of local paid general workers and volunteers. This person will need a background/understanding of building maintenance and of leading a small team.
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