Electrical Engineering Internship Opportunity at RCL FOODS

Closing Date 29 October 2020

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated student, ready to tackle the working world?

RCL FOODS is looking for an In-Service Trainee who requires practical experience in order to obtain their National Diploma. Our In-Service Trainee programme is concentrated on developing a pipeline of young talent and focuses on selecting young people who have studied towards scarce and critical skills within the business.

Location: Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal


  • A minimum of S4 in electrical engineering (Heavy or light current) or currently taking and/or completed course work in control and/or digital systems, Electrical Power Systems Fundamentals, Electrical machines, protection and other relevant courses related to electrical distribution.
  • Must be a Go-getter/ Self-starter individual with the ability to work within a team
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or PLC would be advantageous
  • Must be willing to work shifts, weekends and overtime
  • An aggregate of at least 60% would advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Electrical machinery maintenance (Including MV & LV)
  • Preparation of Design Drawings: AutoCad drafting of electrical construction documents.
  • Site investigations: Attend project site investigations to document existing electrical systems and equipment.
  • Internal Project Meetings: Attend project meetings to review project status, resource coordination, and weekly assignments.
  • Makes suggestions of future upgrades
  • Assists with breakdowns, troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Identify risks in electrical equipment, such as lifespan of equipment
  • Performs duties in line with HACCP and Safety Requirements