Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd: Instrument Technician

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd
Reference # IT2021-10
Published 11/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.

A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.

Purpose of the job:
Is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of process control equipment including all (Field devices, network infrastructure and systems) within a specific area of responsibility.

Job Functions Engineering
Industries Mining
Main Role Outcomes:
•Good field instrumentation equipment knowledge is required a process understanding
•Advanced computer skills including a good knowledge of Microsoft’s products
•Good working knowledge of PLC’s and SCADA
•Ability to read P&ID’s
•Risk Management skills
•Understanding of relevant technology for improvement
•Industrial network knowledge
•Good knowledge of local area and wide area ethernet networks with fiber
•Editing and fault-finding on Schneider Control Logix Programmable Logic Controllers with Unity and PL7 programming software
•Editing and fault-finding on selected systems (e.g., Adroit Scada, Schneider HMI’s)
•Budget control
Minimum Requirements:
•N6/S4/T3 Electronic light current diploma in Instrumentation or Diploma in Instrumentation and Process Control
•Instrumentation Trade Certificate will be advantageous when T3 or T4 diploma is obtained.
•Passed area specific systems training modules for role within the organisation
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in as an Instrument Technician or similar role
•Ability to communicate with people on different levels
•Computer literate
•Valid driver’s licence
•Own Transport as position requires standby
•Valid certificate of physical fitness for underground work

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By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.
Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.

Job Closing Date 22/10/2021