Middelburg, Mpumalanga
Work Type: Full Time

Overview: To maintain and optimise all electrical and C&I systems in responsible area, within budget, by managing breakdowns, processes and equipment, spares, procedures and quality files and documents


N6 diploma, S4 or BTech in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in a metals manufacturing industry: furnaces, hot and cold rolling and or other heavy engineering industries.

The ideal candidate would have done programming and fault finding on Siemens PLC’s (Siemens S5, S7, or 1500, TIA portal),

Fault finding and programming / commissioning experience on AC and DC variable speed Drives (ABB / Siemens / Nidec)

Programming and fault finding on SCADA Systems (Intouch &WinCC). 

Experience on Electrical distribution i.e. motor testing and electrical fault finding (525V)

Sound knowledge of process instrumentation and PID control loops

Knowledge of radiation detection systems will be advantage

Knowledge of gas installations as well as ladle and vessel burners will be advantages


Provide first line maintenance support to ensure 24 hours coverage in order to enhance plant availability, product quality and cost

Perform combination of Electrical and Instrumentation tasks

Provide a service to production to minimize delay times and solve reoccurring delay’s

Perform standard and shutdown schedules and tasks

Test spares that have been repaired

Maintain store items (spares) and identify

Work in close relation with other Instrumentation Techs, Electricians and Millwrights

Standby duties

Implementing optimisation and new capital projects

Talent Partner:
Paul Blake

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