INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN

Client FRASER ALEXANDER
Reference # INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN
Published 09/05/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Mpumalanga area, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Introduction
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations including sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and South America.

We offer Tailings service, Mineral Processing and specialised construction and civil works to the mining and industrial client base.

Job Functions Artisans
Industries Mining
Specification
This role is responsible to install, test, repair, inspect and maintain metering and recording instruments, controlling devices, data logging and display equipment, communications and telemetry systems; and performs related work as required.


The incumbent will assume total responsibility for:
1.Installations and Maintenance
•Installs, maintains, repairs, overhauls, calibrates and tests a wide variety of industrial instrumentation that record, indicate, control and regulate level, flow, pressure, temperature, position and water analysis.

•Troubleshoots telemetry and process controller hardware, maintains a functional knowledge of the operation of the telemetry system software and hardware.

•Makes periodic preventative maintenance inspections of all metering control instruments, diagnosing existing or potential trouble; cleans, lubricates, calibrates and adjusts as conditions indicate.

•Lays out, install and place into service new metering, controlling and recording devices, calibrating as required; may extend or connect related electrical circuits.



2.Troubleshooting and Repairs
•Ensuring the obtainment of good client ratings for good service delivery to clients

•Ensuring effective problem rectification times

•Ensuring an annual user satisfaction survey

•Ensuring trend analysis reports and taking action where required


3.Manage compliance to FAMP & client SHEQ
•Execute the MHSA/OHSA requirements

•Fulfill all 2.6.1 appointment requirements

•Ensure compliance to FAMP & Client Internal SHEQ Systems


4.Attend all required meetings
•Quarterly meetings

•Quarterly Audits

•Monthly inspections

Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
•Trade test - MQA/MERSETA preferred


EXPERIENCE
•3-4 years’ experience working on industrial instrumentation and control

•Experience in Diagnosing and making changes to PLC and SCADA software and hardware systems


SKILLS, QUALITIES AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
•Coaching and training less-experienced technicians and others on the procedures of the work

•Strong negotiation skills

•Financial and budgeting control skills

•People management and motivational skills

•Mentoring and Coaching skills

•Good communication, conflict handling and interpersonal skills

•Good quality control skills

•Computer skills (MS Office)

•Strong problem solving and analytical skills

•Project Management skills

•Excellent networking skills

•Good performance management and general skills
Job Closing Date 31/05/2017
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