Installation and Commissioning Technician
Ann Swann Personnel
5d ago
source : Job Placements


  • Grade 12 or equal Technical Qualification (Artisan) or assessed equivalent competence.
  • Trade preferences : Millwright, Fitter & Turner, Electrical (Low voltage) and control, Instrumentation
  • At least five years related industry experience- commissioning of plant equipment and preferably in the water industry
  • Understanding of processes related to the water industry- ability to read process diagrams
  • Understanding of control philosophies
  • Valid Driver''s licence.
  • Valid passport.
  • Travel is an inherent requirement of the job function - The incumbent must therefore undergo the necessary medical tests to be declared fit to travel and to work prior to appointment in this position.
  • The incumbent must be available to travel locally and internationally for training and work related matters.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Excellent Administrative skills for the planning, coordination of site activities
  • Strong knowledge of piping systems and their construction.
  • Excellent knowledge of Control and Instrumentation as all plants are fully automated.
  • Water Treatment Process experience would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT, ACT 85 OF 1993 as applicable to the installation and commissioning activities
  • Strong fault finding and analytic skills for site plant problem solving activities.

  • Support the water techno packages activities by assisting the production team with FAT activities and accassionally manufacturing tasks.
  • Predominantly act as a Site Supervisor / Site Technical Advisor in directing and directly assisting the site mechanical and electrical installation teams.
  • Perform all site works from installation, cold commissioning, hot commisioning and finally performing the site acceptance test and handover to prospective clients.
  • Duties :

  • Perform all duties to the latest ISO 9001 Requirements Function as part of a Team.
  • Ensure total confidentiality of all information, internal and external, pertaining to the business, its clients, all its Employees and Management.
  • Communicate with clients, business partners, contractors and suppliers
  • Confrontation management and Dispute resolution.
  • Management and assist all site workers and subcontractors appointed for the installation and commissioning
  • Carry out service and repairs on equipment nationally and internatonally, specifically into Africa.
  • Install and commission plants at various customers both nationally and internationally.
  • Review bill of materials (BOM)
  • Liaise with Project Engineer and Stores manager prior to shipments to site.
  • Manage and control all stock and material issued to the respective sites.
  • Responsible for all site activities execution within the agreed timeline, budget and in accordance with project specifications.
  • Manage site time and provide daily reporting with reference to site programs
  • Notify the Project Engineer of any issues that may affect the installation / commissioning programme and project budget
  • Responsible for commissioning activities (hot and cold) and related documentation.
  • Ensure that serviced and installed / commissioned plant and equipment conforms to specifications before hand over.
  • Downloading of various PLC programmes, operating of water treatment plants via the HMI as well as configuration of the various control settings and inputs.
  • Ensure all instrumentation is installed, calibrated and correctly terminated so as to communicate with the plant PLC.
  • Maintain Safety Precautions Standards
  • Manage expenses within set budgets.
  • Support and assist with workshop activities, factory, site and performance testing.
  • Carry-out site audits to identify potential operational problems and performance efficiency improvements on Water Treatment Plants.
  • Signing of commissioning, beneficial occupation and handover certificates subject to the written approval of the Project Engineer.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures that are subject to review from time to time.
  • Authorit y

  • Participate and assist in Factory Acceptance and Site Acceptance Testing of plant and equipment.
  • Attend and participate in site installation and commissioning planning meetings internally and as may be required by the client.
  • Travel to client and or installation sites locally or internationally as may be required.
  • Perform risk assessments on sites prior to or during site establishment in line with industry & agreed client requirements.
  • Perform safety assessments and maintain all relevant safety documentation for the operational site.
  • Manage, supervise and assist where required site activities pertaining to civil interfacing, rigging of equipment into position, mechanical installations and electrical installations.
  • Perform installation of equipment when not under the scope of an appointed contractors
  • Undertake service and repairs of installations and equipment as may be required during the defects liability period;
  • Manage tool registers for company issued tools and equipment
  • Record and track site expenses such as but not limited to on-site purchases and travel log sheets;
  • Generate redline drawings and mark up any modifications on site documentation and drawings issued for installation
  • Train client''s operators post installation and commissioning and prior to handover.
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