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Job Title
Instrumentation Mechanician
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
04 September 2023
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Instrumentation Mechanician required for a reputable company based in Emalahleni 


  • Trade Certificate – controls and instrumentation
  • 3 years post trade test related work experiences, preferably within water treatment operations
  • N3 / NCV 4- C&I
  • Valid code 08 drivers licence
  • Experience on Siemens PLCs & Adroit SCADA software fault finding and programming will be beneficial
  • Skills in programmable logic controllers (PLC) / Automation, SCADA, Plant Maintenance and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Operational and safety procedures pertaining to maintenance activities, including safe use of tools and hand tools
  • Knowledge of appropriate instrumentation principles and practices
  • Basic understanding of OHS Act and the application there of


  • Fault finding on PLC controls, SCADA software and instrumentation equipment as well as software communication issues
  • Involvement with small scale software changes and programming of PLC and SCADA systems
  • Calibrate temperature, pressure, flow or other characteristics of instruments.
  • Assemble, disassemble and test parts of instruments, maintain, repair and troubleshoot instrumentation.
  • Audit and maintain spare parts inventory and manage documentation around instruments.
  • Provide technical and expert advice on general maintenance of all equipment and machines.
  • Assist in contingency planning and organising of planned outages.
  • Respond to outages and problems promptly and document root causes. Minimise engineering related breakdowns and call outs in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are always maintained in good working condition.
  • Ensure safety and housekeeping meet the standards as set out in terms of the OHS Act and client requirements

Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Kerry O’Hagan at Kerry@profilepersonnel.co.za

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