Senior Instrumentation Technician – Durban – Kwazulu Natal

R25-28K CTC Per Month


Purpose Of Role:


Performs a variety of highly skilled maintenance work to maintain un-interruptible power supply distribution to machine, automation systems, variable speed drive for machine speed control, heating systems, etc. Repairs, control & replaces parts on machine equipment or equivalent. Installs, maintains, and repairs control equipment. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Ideally suited to candidates from a FMCG; Operations, Production and Manufacturing environment.

Position is Based in eThekwini Pietermaritzburg / Surrounds – Own transport – Shift cycles


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


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  • Matric; Trade Test Certificate – Non-Negotiable with strong experience in Instrumentation
  • Own Vehicle, Shift work
  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering N2-N4
  • 5 – 8 years Nature of Past Experience required
  • Maintenance & Preventive maintenance of Plant
  • All kind of work related to Electrical & Process Automation and Man Power Handling
  • Maintain Proper Documentation & Knowledge of inventory maintenance on the WMS system


Responsibilities :

  • Inspects and checks equipment for proper operating condition, makes necessary adjustments, logs test readings, and maintains, repairs or replaces all essential equipment parts.
  • Implementation of routine PM checks including vibration & temperature inspections of motors and ensuring logging or recording of all readings; includes preliminary assessment and reportage on as found conditions.
  • Electrical sub station distribution system monitoring and trouble shooting.
  • Maintenance/Trouble shooting of line equipment’s like VSD, various sensors and logical operation and controlling to ensure machine availability.
  • Operate metalworking machines to fabricate housings, jigs, fittings, and fixtures.
  • Repair and rework pneumatic and motorized control valve and systems to meet operational specifications.
  • Repair, rework, and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances.
  • Per scheduled calibration of measuring system like weighing and dosing system, balances, temperature and pressure sensing devices.
  • Calibration report logging and revised scheduling for the same system or equipment.
  • Install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Perform preventative maintenance & other lubrication schedule of equipment, motors & systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems.
  • Maintain system history book and manual


Checkpoints for Responsibilities:

  • Knows about machine technical specs & parameters.
  • Pro efficient knowledge of using measuring equipment.
  • Technical knowledge of machine specs.
  • Good writing skills for log books & checklist.
  • Able to read electrical diagrams, & breakers / feeders detail manuals with all trip & interlocking features.
  • Good experience of all electrical and measuring tool.”
  • Experience in Bruckner line machine knowledge & understanding of customized logical drawing & control sequence.
  • Skill for Pneumatic system and motorized valves repair & maintenance.
  • knowledge about basic equipment’s or systems.
  • Able to understand procedure of calibration in standard manual.
  • knowledge about basic system maintenance.
  • Disciplined skill to maintain the log books & manual


Documentation & Inventory Management:

  • Prepare and Maintain History Records & checklist for Plant Equipment’s.
  • Maintain the records for used spares & tools.
  • Maintain the service record & log book of equipment’s.”
  • Manpower Handling
  • One Learners / Apprentice on shift
  • Housekeeping and 5S
  • To keep the area as per 5s & safety precaution.
  • Good interpersonal & Communication skill
  • Good Team player & Co-Ordination Skill
  • Knowledge of Maintenance & Preventive maintenance work at Plant Level.