Automation Technician (EE): Matric / N2 Apprenticeship
July 10, 2014 Apprenticeship

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is looking for an Apprentice Automation Technician on behalf of Harius. This is a contract position in the Electrical construction, instrumentation and associated engineering Industry.

What is an Apprenticeship?

It is a programme in which training is offered. An apprentice enters into a contract 3 year contract with a company to learn the skills of a trade and undertakes practical training for the trade according to a prescribed training schedule as well as theoretical study. Workplace experience is obtained under the supervision of a mentor and a trade test is done after the prescribed time.

Benefits: Stipend, standby, cellphone, shift allowance, Leave, etc.

Minimum Required Qualification

  • Matric with Mathematics and Science
  • N2 Electronics/ Instrumentation / Automation / Electrical Certificate from Technical Collage
  • Electrical/electronic/digital systems background advantageous
  • Good verbal, written communication, computer literacy skills, time management, attention to details.

Major Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Learn and Support Automation technician with all PLC automation and HMI/SCADA integration
  • Support the maintenance of all electrical machinery and instrumentation
  • Support automation technician with all automation projects and general technical support functions
  • Assist with development, maintenance and improvement of PLC and HMI programs as per Process, Production and Operational requirements.
  • Assist with scheduling all automation-related checks, preventive maintenance, regular calibrations and installations as per standards and requirements.
  • Support utility management to ensure optimum plant availability.
  • Assist with instrumentation and electrical equipment repairs/maintenance.
  • Assist with management of automation parts procurement and utilization of critical and non-critical spares, tools and consumables.
  • Attend to automation, instrumentation breakdowns and planned maintenance.
  • Assist with installation, configuration and commissioning of new equipment.

How to apply

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 18 July 2014

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