National Appointments
National Appointments is a generalist recruitment company that handles all levels of professional staff placing within most industries throughout South Africa and Africa.
We do however specialize in the Mining, Medical, Construction, Manufacturing and Finance industries.

Maintenance Practitioner Instrumentation
Posted date [2019-Apr-09] (ID: 72510)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and Trade Test qualified Maintenance Practitioner Instrumentation person at their facility in Steelpoort.


Purpose of the job:

Maintain and optimise low and high level instrumentation, control equipment and systems. Coordinate and manage support and activities in responsible area.


Job Responsibilities:



Identify and assess level of continuous risk exposures in area of responsibility by considering exposures to business, financial, legal issues, people, equipment, material, environment, processes, etc.

Consider the level of risk, apply mitigation and implement control measures for residual risk (set objectives, minimum requirements, etc.)

Ensure SHEQ compliance within the Team through effective use of the Toolbox

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status

Ensure adherence to health, safety, environment, and risk policies and procedures



Supervise the Team:

Ensure an enabling climate/culture

Maintain labour stability by minimising labour turnover

Labour complement in line with budget

Manage performance against set targets and competencies

Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan

Conduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent (quarterly)

Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)

Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

Conduct recruitment interviews



Ensure Customer Satisfaction



Compliance to SHEQ requirements, statutory regulations and adherence to legislation

Apply fault finding techniques and root cause analysis

Complete work orders, create notifications and provide feedback on SAP

Conduct regular plant inspections, identify and rectify inefficiencies

Coordinate planned maintenance activities

Maintaining instrumentation documentation

Maintain and repair all levels of instrumentation, electrical and mechanical parts, components and equipment

Design and structure Control System and PLC and SCADA software

Design and maintain Control System drawings

Provide inputs to Process Control

Assist with capital projects

Liaise with other sections and departments

Ensure customer satisfaction

Implementation and improvement of technology



Continuous improvement and cost reduction


Behavioural Competencies:

Safety Leadership


Co-ordinate and Control

Results Orientation

Operational Problem Solving & Decision Making

Aligning Performance for Success

Work Standards

Interpersonal Relationships


Managing Conflict


Team Supervision

Business Understanding

Job Title Maintenance Practitioner Instrumentation
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function Instrumentation Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary R625k per year neg
Location Steelpoort
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2019-Apr-29
Region Location -> Mpumalanga
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Mining

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