Sibanye stillwater: Instrument Technician


Limited mining and processing for Sibanye-Stillwater approved – Mining  Focus Africa

The appointee should:

  • N6 / S4 / T3 electronic light current Diploma in Instrumentation or Diploma in Instrumentation and Process Control.
  • Passed area specific systems training modules for role within the organisation.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in current role.
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre.
Advantageous requirements:
  • Instrumentation Trade Certificate will be an advantage when T3 and S4 Diploma is obtained.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that safety and legal requirements are adhere to.
  • Ensure that Operating standards and procedures are adhere to, up to date and understood by team.
  • Monitor the Operational Process regularly to ensure conformance to specifications and understanding of standards.
  • Maintain applicable safety devices and Regulations, The Act, Codes of practice and standards appropriate to systems.
  • Test new equipment to ensure operation up to standard.
  • Ensure all hazardous instrumentations devices are maintained and stored properly. (e.g. Radioactive equipment)
Operationalized and optimise work processes:
  • Conduct effective planning for function / process.
  • Ensure that all planned maintenance schedules are accurately performed.
  • Communicate process problems to necessary people.
  • Monitor and advice on the settings of machinery to optimise performance.
  • Ensure that PLC/ DCS / SCADA programming is performed to standard.
  • Maintain and ensure good reliability of field instrumentation, Control and network system and equipment.
  • Maintain and ensure good reliability of video surveillance systems.
  • Investigate equipment failures, identify the causes and give recommendations with regards to sustainability of equipment.
Closing date: 27 November 2020

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