CSIR Internship: Air-Con Technician 2016-2017

CSIR Internship: Air-Con Technician 2016-2017
The CSIR has an internship opportunity for an Air-con Technician Intern who will be responsible for assisting the Service Technicians with the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems utilising knowledge of refrigeration theory; electrical schematics; pneumatic and electronic control systems; pipe fitting; welding and brazing; and mechanical layouts gained through work experience in relevant fields. This position is based in Pretoria.
Key responsibilities:
  • Provide professional service to customers;
  • Use a variety of hand tools, following blueprints, wiring diagrams, piping schemes and engineering specifications to diagnose and repair units; Observe and obey safety rules and regulations;
  • Perform preventative maintenance and show a willingness to learn about the technical and non-technical aspects of the job;
  • Prepare for on-site installation and repairs by examining building layout, anticipating difficulties and gathering materials;
  • Carry out air conditioning installations under the supervision of an artisan;
  • Document work by completing accurate paperwork and maintaining files;
  • Works well with other members of the team, both in the field and office;
  • Other duties may be assigned relevant to the field.
Qualifications and experience:
  • A National diploma in Air Conditioning or equivalent (N6);
  • Air-conditioning, electrical and refrigeration experience will be an added advantage.
Closing date: 31 January 2016

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