Operations Technician (Cape Town)

Location: Cape Town

Timing: Full-time or internship role, starting as soon as possible. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis

About the role

The Operations Technician will contribute to the rapid scaling of our operations and will participate in: 

  • Managing our fleet of devices: field service maintenance, daily fleet monitoring, technical troubleshooting and supporting users.
  • Expanding our installer network through training, on-site evaluations and remote support.
  • Managing and supervising installation projects.
  • R&D Support: building prototypes and running field and lab tests to improve our product.
  • Technical assembly and production support: assembling PCBs, enclosures, cables and sensors. Bench testing hardware, building test jigs, and preparing for production runs.
  • Internal ops: assisting in running a seamless and scalable operation, including, inventory control, picking, packing and testing products.

The candidate will have the opportunity to learn from a strong team in a fast-paced environment.  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience, and may include equity in Plentify. The role is based out of our office in Salt River, Cape Town. Weekend and after hours support will be required on a rotational basis as well as frequent travelling to sites, including some out of town travel. 

Experience and qualifications

  • NQF level 6 engineering qualification in electronics, electrical or mechanical fields is beneficial.
  • Experience in a related role and with electricity, plumbing and electronic devices is beneficial.
  • Understanding of electronics and hardware debugging skills. Experience with oscilloscopes, logic analysers, multimeters and good soldering skills (through-hole and surface mount).
  • Skilled at using hand tools and power tools and comfortable with site work.
  • Strong attention to detail, good communication, computer literacy and ability to self manage.
  • Thorough and considered approach to problem solving and technical troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated ability to present technical training to installers and support customers and service providers in a professional manner, both in person and remotely.
  • A valid driver’s licence and own transport for field work.

How to apply

Submit your cover letter and resume through this site or to careers@plentify.co.za, being sure to highlight your interest in our mission and your relevant qualifications and experience.