HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT- ELECTRICIAN(DC)_m/f (UG)

City:  BULIISA

ME Uganda

 

[[HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT- ELECTRICIAN(DC)]] 

 

 

Job Summary

 

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.

 

Roles 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.
  • Minimum of 5 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).

 

 

 


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