This position will be in support of Full Calendar Operation (Fulco) at Sasol Mining. Safely maintain, troubleshoot and repair electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as machine control instrumentation and machine connectivity.
Usually work under direction of the Digital Technician. Overall purpose is to ensure data hardware reliability. Key Accountabilities Business Results : Safely Execute all work in Digital Domain Routine, Backlog and P&CM ensuring compliance to maintenance master schedules backlog, and daily WBS, Specifically : - He / she is responsible for maintenance, repairs and installation of : Basic PLCs Networks hardware SCADA Maintenance Telephone's Scales Environmental monitoring devices Underground Communications system including connected WiFi Sections JNA, and other Machine Data System RTP System VSD Configuration PDS Systems Assist Inspection Personnel with PDS Systems Shaft Clearance Systems Assist with new C&I Systems and Projects on the mine (Configuration there off) Maintain, Splice and Install fiber optical cabling systems Ensure revision control is up-to-date for all control systems including conveyors, fans, Hoists and Winders Additionally, auxiliary data link hardware including, e.
g. network equipment, servers, underground mobile devices (UMDs), power line modems, Mobile Communication Units (container) and digital sensors Critical role in ensuring hardware is reliably providing Realtime data from operations to IOC and planning and scheduling Accountability for Hardware components of MES, underground connectivity, device and system availability Maintain support from the control room Ensure System of proper handover and sign off takes place to the Operations once scheduled maintenance work is completed Key Performance Deliverables : Uptime on equipment hardware for communication, networks and Digital equipment Compliance to Maintenance, Daily and 2 week WBS Process Enablers : COC IOC monitoring of reliability and accuracy of digital equipment outputs Work Management System - Maintenance Master schedules and SAP Defect identification and elimination process.
Reporting : Statutory and Legal compliance etc End of Shift Compliance to Schedule Leadership and values : Usually work under direction of the Digital Technician C&I High level of cognitive and learning ability -this environment is expected to grow in extent and complexity as digital enablement growths with wider adoption of wearables, sensors and reliance on real-time data from equipment.
Overall purpose is to ensure data / digital hardware is 100% reliable Need to collaborate extensively with other digital hardware specialists and OEMs Strong operational and technical knowledge high level fault finding and diagnostic skills Key Specialist skills in the Digital team at colliery level Technical expertise specialist Knowledge incl Fault finding and safe maintenance practices Need a continuous improvement attitude to ensure sustainability Strong problem solver Critical role to ensure a connected mine with real-time information to enable short interval control of operations Hardware specialist ensuring MES, underground connectivity, device and system availability