Technician: C & I

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

25 days ago

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide control & instrumentation maintenance services, including installation and commissioning of plant production equipment to ensure maximum availability.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Perform inspections, maintenance, diagnosis, fault finding, repairs and installation of instrumentation equipment.
  • Monitor, benchmark and evaluate technology in order to ensure continuous improvements.
  • Implement new equipment and systems, taking cognizance of specifications.
  • Maintain and optimise performance of instrumentation equipment by monitoring the effectiveness and making corrective recommendations.
  • Coordinate and ensure technical availability to achieve optimal efficiencies on control gear / instrumentation, associated defined equipment and systems, and ensure availability of critical spares for all process control equipment.
  • Maintain all required documentation by making use of the appropriate software.
  • Maintain a software backup of the control system and all relevant equipment requiring software downloads in the event of failure.
  • Identify, plan and execute C&I projects in line with Swakop Uranium (SU) accepted project management principles to enhance, improve and optimise operations.
  • Provide an administrative service to the designated section, taking cognizance of information availability and accuracy requirements.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • National Technical Diploma (N6) or an equivalent qualification with a National Vocational Trade Certificate Level 3 in Instrumentation/Electrical light current.
  • Minimum 3 years post apprenticeship experience in an engineering environment.
  • Advanced Experience on PLC software, hardware configurations and SCADA system.
  • Valid Code B/BE Drivers License

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