E & I Technician - Isover - #305800

Saint Gobain


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Springs, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
The Role


To effectively and efficiently execute breakdown maintenance, planned maintenance, daily tasks and improvement projects in the E&I engineering discipline


Requirements

  • Matric or equivalent
  • N6 Technician (Electrical/Control and Instrumentation) Trade Test pass
  • Wireman’s license would be an advantage.
  • 3 - 5 Years relevant experience within manufacturing / plant environment
  • Experience within a 24-hour manufacturing plant, as part of the maintenance team (electrical & instrumentation).
  • Experience will include plant maintenance C&I and electrical.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Be able to interact and communicate effectively on all levels.
  • Root causing and troubleshooting of electrical, control & instrumentation systems as well as industrial networks.
  • In depth knowledge of Schneider (Modicon 800, Quantum, M251, M340, M580) and Alan Bradley (RSLogix, ControlLogic) PLC’s
  • Knowledge of Modsoft 984 Ladder Logic programming
  • In depth knowledge of Control Expert software and AVEVA Historian,
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition software programming experience, (Wonderware and WinCC)
  • In depth knowledge of field instrumentation (temperature, flow, pressure, level etc) setup and calibration
  • Knowledge of signal processing and loop checking
  • Good knowledge of network architecture practices and industrial communication protocols (ModbusTCP/Ethernet IP)
  • Proficient in low voltage installations, panel wiring and cable terminations in accordance with SANS 10142
  • Knowledge of combustion systems is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of VSD’s/soft starters (Schneider range) – install, setup, fault finding.
  • Knowledge of motors – install, setup, fault find, test.
  • Knowledge of electro-pneumatic/hydraulic systems
  • Knowledge of transformer operation and maintenance
  • Design, read, interpret wiring diagrams.
  • Computer proficient – MS office
  • Must have own reliable transport.
  • Project management skills - candidate should be able to work independently without supervision.
  • Good communication skills, be able to effectively communicate plant risks and solutions (short term and long term) to management and peers.
  • Be able to interact and communicate effectively on all levels.
  • Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team and occasionally train/guide less experienced personnel on E&I practices.
  • Be able to do standby and callouts to site as required.

Additional Requirements
  • Ensure smooth and efficient maintenance operation of Brakpan factory.
  • Perform other tasks as specified by the E&I foreman.
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline and adherence to company procedures and required safety standards.
  • To inspect all sections of plant under your control daily, to assess the condition thereof and effect necessary repairs or maintenance.
  • To do faultfinding on Scada, PLC systems and to improve plant efficiency by optimising the available
  • Daily reporting of breakdowns/problems that happened on shift and filling in of required paperwork. (EWO, QK, Tags, etc.)
  • To identify improvements in the process that could be made by modifying or replacement of plant and to bring such information to the attention of management.
  • To inform plant management of all situations or conditions that could result in downtime and to take all such remedial action as is necessary to minimise downtime as a result thereof.
  • Actively participate in PM projects to ensure there timeously completion.
  • Minimise plant downtime by ensuring effective and efficient maintenance is carried out.
  • To inspect all sections of the plant frequently and to assess demands that will be made on the E&I section, to action plans accordingly.
  • To identify improvements in the process that could be made by modifying or replacement of plant and to bring such information to the attention of management.
  • Assist with the generation of reports from scada system / sql server for production analysis as required by management.
  • Programme, design and modify PLC, Scada and Industrial Computer network systems, and to assist in establishing and enforcing protocol for such systems.
  • Assist laboratory with calibration of machinery.
  • To inform plant management of all situations or conditions that could result in downtime and to take all such remedial action as is necessary to minimise downtime as a result thereof.

Job Reference: SOA00148

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