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Permanent Instrument Technician
Clayville, Gauteng - South Africa

Permanent Instrument Technician Clayville, Gauteng - South Africa

Available: 7 yrs, 11 ms ago
Contact: Liz Labuschagne

Account Name: Liz Labuschagne
User Since: 08 Apr 2011
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Permanent Instrument Technician Clayville, Gauteng - South Africa


Install and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment. Ensure efficient safe operation of machinery. Fault finding and attending to breakdowns.

Key Responsibilities:

• Carry out the planned maintenance required on plant
• Incumbent has to be pro-active and prevent breakdowns on his/her patrols and shows initiative to continuously improve equipment performance
• Install, service, repair and maintain existing and new equipment
• Attend to electrical and instrumentation faults and breakdowns in the factory
• Faultfinding and programming on instrumentation equipment, PLC’s and VSD,s
• Programming and faultfinding on defined instrumentation and calibration
• Calibration of all CCP equipment and instrumentation (Metal detectors/Xray/etc)
• Repair and maintain all aspects of date coding equipment
• Improve low cost automation
• Faultfinding on electrical machines on running processes
• Analysing and investigating on re-current faults
• Analysing and investigating on re-current faults
• Ensure machine availability for production targets to be met
• Undertakes to work shift, standby and overtime as per company requirements
• Electrical panels must be closed and locked at all times and kept in a neat and clean condition complete with a set of as built wiring diagrams
• Lock out & permit procedure to be used at all times when any person could be exposed to danger by the inadvertent starting of machinery
• Ensure any dangerous conditions be made safe immediately
• Ensure that all work performed and plant is performs to protect product safety at all times
• To correct errors on drawings and update drawings
• Complete the necessary administrative tasks for AMM, SHE, CDM and MDWT
• Interact with production people.
• Interact with suppliers
• Interact with contractors

Key Requirements:

• N3 Certificate, served Electrical Apprenticeship and qualified with a Trade Test Certificate.
• A minimum of four years experience in electrical field
• Computer literate (Excel, Word, SAP, AMM).
• Strong analytical & problem solving skills.
• In depth knowledge of PLC’s
• In depth knowledge of maintenance practices.
• Multi-skilled in all electrical and specified instrument disciplines


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