Engineering and Instrument Engineer
aatriplea recruitment
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago
source : Job Placements

Our client is looking to hire an Engineering and Instrument Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Calibrate instruments that measure process characteristics.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and test parts of instruments; maintain, repair, and troubleshoot instrumentation
  • Audit and maintain spare parts inventory and manage documentation around instruments.
  • Respond to outages and problems promptly and document root causes.
  • Minimise engineering related callouts in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are always maintained in good working condition.
  • Ensure safety and housekeeping meets the standards as set out in terms of the OHS Act and as per client requirements.
  • Academic Qualifications

  • Trade Certificate Instrumentation
  • Relevant National Diploma
  • Experience

    Preferably 3-5 years post trade test related work experience, preferably within water treatment operations

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Instrumentation and Control aptitude and awareness :
  • Knowledge of appropriate instrumentation principles and practices
  • Skills in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Plant Maintenance and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Operating principles of plant equipment
  • Adequate knowledge of system structures and how to troubleshoot systems by utilizing the knowledge of how the system was designed to perform
  • Operational and safety procedures pertaining to maintenance activities, including safe use of tools and hand tools
  • Maintain pertinent records
  • Read, interpret, and understand data
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Valid code -8 drivers licence
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Behavioral Competencies

  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and motivation
  • Ability to proactively work within a team together with the ability to work unsupervised
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