Electrical Instrumentation Technician – Durban – Kwazulu Natal

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Electrical Instrumentation Technician – Durban – Kwazulu Natal

Electrical Instrumentation Technician – Durban – Kwazulu Natal

Salary: R20-22K CTC Depending on experience


Based in Pietermaritzburg / Surrounds


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Trade Certificate in Electrical or Instrumentation
  • Matric; National Diploma in Electrical engineering
  • 3 years of experience Repairing and Maintaining in Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • Ability to be self-directed and multitask
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to lead and manage the performance of others
  • Timeliness; Well spoken, excellent communication
  • Based in Pietermaritzburg / Surrounds – Own transport – Shift cycles


Please Note: should you not hear from us within 2 weeks to consider your application unsuccessful


Ref: EIDBN – Please Forward: Updated Microsoft Word CV; ID & Qualification Copies; Current/Last Salary Slip – info@complement.co.za


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Conduct repairs and maintenance in order to:

  • Perform to quality, waste, and production standards and goals
  • Meet or exceed the customers (both internal and external) expectations
  • Meet the highest of quality standards
  • Communicate orally and/or in writing to other departments for resolution of mechanical problems, reporting defective material, coordination of job preparations, changeovers & daily shift information
  • Report production accurately and timely including waste, WIP, time codes, raw materials, etc.
  • Ensure your own safety while operating the machine and that of those assisting with operations


Manage the duties of an operator including but not limited to:

  • PLC Work Handling operations of instrumentation equipment
  • Perform maintenance jobs of instrumentation equipment
  • Maintaining spares, indenting, IMS documents
  • Daily reports for Instrumentation jobs/tasks
  • Other Equipment’s like Administration building/Canteen/Plant office etc/Insect Killers. All plant & Utility motors breakdown maintenance.
  • Follow-up for spare part of respective area with purchase + Dept. Coordinator.                               Involvement in Renovation + Modification in respective area.
  • Involvement in Energy Saving projects execution with team.
  • Statutory compliance from Electrical side. (As per IMS & Occupational Health & Safety Regulation Act.)

Following will be covered under area responsibility:

Major problems in the Area of each individual should note down in open point list.

  • Down time /Frequency of break down in their areas.
  • Spare parts consumed and status of spare parts availability along with complete spare part list of respective Machine /Area.
  • Action plan for repetitive nature problem and open point list.
  • Kaizens from respective area.
  • History register of area to be updated
  • Respective area all document, drawings, manuals & programs or parameters availability.

Primary Interactions:

Internal:              All areas of Plant

External:             Contractors


Candidate Competencies:

  • Learning, Informing, Reporting, Deciding, Checking Objects
  • Reviewing, Using Instruments, Teamwork, Following Instructions, Checking Written Information, Performing physical tasks, Using a Keyboard/Computer, Calculating/Counting


Physical Demands

  • Required to sit or stand and move about the facility
  • Walk or stand on concrete for long periods of time
  • Climb ladders sometimes to high levels
  • Assembling/Pushing/Pulling/twisting
  • Frequent lifting of items not to exceed 25 kg without assistance


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE – Safety)

  • Steel toed shoes
  • Hair and beard nets
  • Safety Glasses
  • Ear plugs
  • Dust masks or Powered air purifying respirators
  • Other protective equipment such as gloves, etc. needed for the job being performed per the job