at Edubuzz
Location Kimberley, South Africa
Date Posted Jan 14, 2021
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Internship


  • The purpose of this position is to maintain plant systems and equipment according to instrumentation and technical requirements

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitors and benchmarks technology to ensure continuous improvement
    • Installs and commissions new equipment and systems in line with set standards
    • Performs detailed design, device programming, configuration and calibration on equipment to the set parameters
    • Maintains equipment and systems to optimize performance and availability
    • Inspects / monitors equipment and systems and takes appropriate corrective action
    • Assesses equipment and recommends for decommissioning and disposal in line with set Company standards
    • Manages and monitors stock levels to ensure availability of critical spares
    • Collects and analyses data on the system and equipment to ensure compliance to standards
    • Maintains records and ensures they are up-to-date and accurate
    • Identifies, plans and executes Control & Instrumentation projects in line with accepted project management principles
    • Consults with production teams on maintenance activities that affects production
    • Supports the achievement of engineering availability and production performance levels
    • Ensures that maintenance related information is recorded and reported to the relevant planning office to support the planned/asset maintenance system

    Qualification Requirements

    • Grade 12 or equivalent
    • National Diploma S4 Electrical Engineering – Light Current or an equivalent section 13 Trade test / Section 26(D) certificate
    • Site specific certification might be required

    Experience and Skills Requirements

    • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience as an Instrument Technician
    • PLC programming experience
    • VSD and simocode installations experience
    • Experience in one of the following smart relays: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Schneider
    • Knowledge of belt scale maintenance, actuated control valves, magnetic flow meters and different types of level control instruments
    • Must be able to work in confined space and at heights
    • Must be familiar with the risk assessment procedures
    • Not colour blind
    • English language proficiency
    • Time management skills
    • Valid driver’s license code B, EB or C1
    • Own transport to attend to call outs
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