South Africa

Instrumentation Technician

Company Tharisa Minerals
Reference # Instrtech001
Published 06/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Marikana, North West, South Africa
Tharisa plc (Tharisa) is a European headquartered integrated resource group. We are uniquely positioned incorporating mining, processing, beneficiation, marketing, sales and logistics. Tharisa is a low cost producer of PGMs and chrome concentrate resulting from two distinct revenue streams from a single resource and costs being shared between the commodities. Tharisa Minerals Mine is situated near the town of Marikana in the North West Province, and is seeking to appoint a qualified candidate to the following position
Job Functions Engineering
Industries Mining
Instrumentation Technician: Ref Instrtech001
Job Level: C5
Internal & External
Purpose of Role
The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for Installing, maintaining, repair and test Instrumentation equipment and fixtures. Ensures that work is in accordance with MHSA and relevant COP’s and SOP’s.
Role Context
Obtain job card and permit to work before any task execution; Conduct pre-work risk assessment for every task;Assemble, install, test, and maintain instrumentation or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances; apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools; Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem; Inspect plant equipment components and systems to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with the relevant standards; Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous; Plan layout and installation of equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and relevant standards; Ensure safe execution of the task; Test the unit; Ensure that the equipment handed back to the operation is in a safe and operable condition.
Minimum Requirements:
Grade 12 and Minimum N2 Certificate; Relevant Instrumentation Technical Qualifications: Red sealed Engineering Trade certificate or SAQA Verified Trade Certificate); A minimum of 3 years in the plant maintenance environment and understanding Programmable Logic Control systems such as (SIEMENS, ALLEN BRADLEY, etc.); Valid driving license (code 08) and own transport.
Job Closing Date 14/12/2018
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