Instrumentation Technician - Plant Manufacturing

Progressive International

benoni, benoni east ah

Progressive International

Instrumentation Technician - Plant Manufacturing

Progressive International

  • Undisclosed
  • Permanent Specialist position
  • Benoni East AH, Gauteng
  • Posted 19 Mar 2021 by Progressive International
  • Expires in 32 days
  • Job 2406472 - Ref instrutech
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About the position

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To perform instrumentation activities, software programming and maintenance of plants.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum National Diploma Electrical Engineering or N3 with trade test certificate or equivalent NQF level
  • 3 years' experience in a plant manufacturing environment
  • Attention to detail, communication, planning and administrative skills
  • Siemens S7 Programming (TIA Portal: Step 7 and WinCC)
  • Citect Scada and HMI knowledge and experience
  • Variable Speed Drives Programming

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Carry out plant statutory, preventative and breakdown maintenance
  • Programming of software to integrate all electrical and pneumatic equipmentto operate the facility within the required safety and process conditions (e.g Siemens)
  • Calibrating instrumentation control components
  • Compiling material and equipment list for installation
  • Analyse and interpret electrical/instrumentation drawings
  • Handling of spares, material and components
  • Assist with panel building, wiring, piping and cabling of equipment
  • Assist with panel and cable marking
  • Assist with equipment earthing
  • Assist with instrumentation design and review activities

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • An in-depth understanding and working knowledge of control and instrumentation activities and drawings
  • Experience in implementation of instrumentation projects and software programming
  • Good planning, integration and resources management skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate with multiple disciplines both internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentations and report writing
  • Computer literacy: MS Word, Excel, Power Point-proficient level (minimum).

Desired Skills:

  • PLC Siemens
  • Electrical Equipment
  • VSD's
  • Scada

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Instrument & Equipment Installation / Repair

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Diploma

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Progressive International

About the agency

PROGRESSIVE INTERNATIONAL, a leader in talent acquisition, focuses on proactively sourcing high calibre candidates and professionals locally and internationally. Our Areas of Specialisation:- Engineering, mining & construction- Finance, Banking, Accounting and investment- Local & International Projects- Aviation ,Travel , Tourism & Transport - Foreign Languages Recruitment across all industries- Telecommunications and IT- HR, Recruitment , Training- Marketing, sales, Advertising, communications & Ecommerce- Executives Search, Senior management & middle management & Head hunting- Response HandlingWe deal with placements ranging from entry-level/graduates to senior management positions. Our consultants operate nationally and internationally from our Head Office in Gauteng, South Africa. Progressive International is 100% BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) Company and is a registered member of the Association of Personnel Services Organisations of South Africa (APSO) and complies strictly with their code of conduct and ethical standards set and regulated for recruitment practice. At Progressive International we strive to develop and maintain long-lasting partnerships with our select client base, as well as with exceptional candidates. We have developed a reputation for service excellence, an in-depth understanding of our clients' operations and human capital needs, and the provision of outstanding candidates in each segment of the marketplace that we operate into. Our commitment is to assist your organization in making informed decisions about the best choices for your current and long-term requirements. We understand the urgency of your needs, as well as the industry challenges you face. For companies with a recruitment mission, we form the most strategic and inventive part of the process. And for career-focused candidates, we become a conduit for perfect synergy between career excellence and an equally rewarding remuneration.

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About the position

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To perform instrumentation activities, software programming and maintenance of plants.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum National Diploma Electrical Engineering or N3 with trade test certificate or equivalent NQF level
  • 3 years' experience in a plant manufacturing environment
  • Attention to detail, communication, planning and administrative skills
  • Siemens S7 Programming (TIA Portal: Step 7 and WinCC)
  • Citect Scada and HMI knowledge and experience
  • Variable Speed Drives Programming

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Carry out plant statutory, preventative and breakdown maintenance
  • Programming of software to integrate all electrical and pneumatic equipmentto operate the facility within the required safety and process conditions (e.g Siemens)
  • Calibrating instrumentation control components
  • Compiling material and equipment list for installation
  • Analyse and interpret electrical/instrumentation drawings
  • Handling of spares, material and components
  • Assist with panel building, wiring, piping and cabling of equipment
  • Assist with panel and cable marking
  • Assist with equipment earthing
  • Assist with instrumentation design and review activities

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • An in-depth understanding and working knowledge of control and instrumentation activities and drawings
  • Experience in implementation of instrumentation projects and software programming
  • Good planning, integration and resources management skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate with multiple disciplines both internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentations and report writing
  • Computer literacy: MS Word, Excel, Power Point-proficient level (minimum).

Desired Skills:

  • PLC Siemens
  • Electrical Equipment
  • VSD's
  • Scada

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Instrument & Equipment Installation / Repair

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Diploma