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Who we are

About us

Founded in 1999, Jeeva Theophilus Management Services CC, trading as Power Connection, is an electrical service contracting company that provides services suited specifically to clients’ short and long term objectives

The business specialises in industrial and commercial electrical infrastructure. The foundation of the prosperous business was built on industry expertise and knowledge from Mr Theophilus.

We are able to undertake both private and public projects and are fully qualified to design and plan any electromechanical installation. All work carried out is in compliance with South African safety standards thus offering services of the highest quality.Services offered range from consulting, to detailed electrical engineering project management, project control, installation supervision and commissioning

Our professional services for different types of facilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Commercial Office Buildings
  2. Residential Housing
  3. Shopping Centres
  4. Industrial Buildings and Factories
  5. Schools, Colleges and Universities
  6. Hospitals, Clinics and Laboratories
  7. Sports and Recreation Facilities



Power Connection’s culture reflects the beliefs, values, and behaviours of everyone in our workforce. As a result, our company culture has a significant effect on the success of the business.
Our culture starts from our employment process, where not only are employees interviewed to ascertain their skills but also if the candidate will “fit in” with our company culture.
Regular meetings are held between the foreman and employees to jointly discuss their career development and training.


Our Mission

Power Connection aims to maintain a strong financial position and generate acceptable profits in an ethical manner. This will be achieved by:

  • satisfying our clients’ needs and environmental developments,
  • supporting the principal of equal opportunity and representation for all our employees,
  • continue to provide employment with attractive remuneration and development opportunities to meet and exceed the companies need for skilled employment.
Professional Team

We will ensure service excellence in everything we undertake.

Reliable Service

We will commit our skills and abilities to ensure peace-of-mind and to remain reputable in everything we undertake.


We will have the highest level of integrity and honesty when dealing with our customers.


We will conquer all challenges and opportunities to ensure our competitive edge in the market and that the customer is happy.


Reach Higher

Power Connection’s people set stretched goals for themselves to drive business growth and personal career fulfilment. We know from experience that bold thinking and bold action will bring about extraordinary results.

Believe In Practical Solutions

Power Connection is driven by customer satisfaction and a positive “can do” mind-set. We seek to turn innovative ideas into cash flow by working quickly as a team and refusing to be stalled by complexity.

Lead By Example

The members believe that good corporate citizenship requires uncompromising standards of integrity, openness, and fairness. We are committed to demonstrating leadership wherever we do business through the promotion of a safe and healthy environment for our people and the local community.

Excel In Execution

In our field, the highest standards of quality and performance are mandatory at all times. We work not only to confirm to these standards but also to exceed them through continuous cycles of learning.

Our team


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Memberships and Partners

Name Mr Jeeva Rathnum Andre Ebernezer Theophilus
  • Matriculated from Avoca High School
  • Certificate of Business Management (Rhodes University)
  • Certificate in Tendering and Estimating (ECA)
  • Certificate in Contract Documentation (ECA)
  • Certificate in Business Administration (ECA)
  • Certificate in Project Management (East London Management Institute)
  • Stock Electrical (Pty) Ltd
  • Performance Electrical CC ( Member)
  • Power Connection ( Member)
  • An enthusiastic entrepreneur with proven business capabilities.
  • Strong skills in marketing and sales.
  • A proven track record of managing high impact projects

Mr Theophilus joined Stocks Electrical in 1983 as a Site Clerk, in 1990 the company saw his potential and promoted him to Commercial Manager for their East London branch, here he got involved in estimating cost and quantity surveying on projects. In 1991 due to director disputes Stocks Electrical closed its doors and thus retrenched their staff.

Having the skills and knowledge of the industry he formed Performance Electrical with a colleague and stayed in that business until 1998.

Soon afterwards he started his own company called Jeeva Theophilus Management Services CC trading as Power Connection. The Company started from humble beginnings, completing small projects in East London. Power Connection’s excellent customer service and workmanship was noticed by Edison Power, resulting in Edison Power employing Power Connection as their project managers for Nelson Mandela Level 3 Hospital in Mthatha and now Power Connection is one of the leading Electrical contractors in East London and Border Region.

The members are very approachable individuals and as such, many businesses enjoy doing business with them.

Short term goals :

  • Continue being a truly client orientated business.
  • To provide honest, reliable and good service.
  • Reduce operational costs where possible to maximise profits.
  • Service the community.
  • To add value to empowerment business initiatives.
  • To maintain competent staff at all times.
  • Improving human resources and employee relations
  • Interact with clients and suppliers to build relationships. It must be noted that all the activities listed as short term goals provide employment to the poor, unemployed and disabled individuals that include women from the local community.

Long term goals :

  • The long-term objective is to build a client base that is supportive, sustainable and meaningful long-term relationships with clients where the business will not compromise on customizing service.
  • The company will ensure that appropriate skills training and development is offered on an on-going basis with the assistance of relevant community stakeholders, and that job creation opportunities, especially for women and the youth is created and sustained.

The members are very approachable individuals and as such, many companies enjoy doing business with them.