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Job Number: MB17052019 _ E&I Technician

Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Kliprivier


Date posted: 17 May 2019

Preferred start date: 03 Jun 2019

Application closing date: 24 May 2019

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Klipriver

Shift: Non-shift

Travel: occasionally


  • Carries out all planned maintenance schedules on a regular basis and within the allocated time frame in respect of E&I tasks
  • Carries out all unplanned maintenance tasks such as “breakdown maintenance” and any other “ad-hoc” work arising daily
  • Ensures a professional level of plant inspections and housekeeping
  • Captures all work undertaken and submits the completed job cards to the E&I Foreman.
  • Ensures compliance of the OSHACT and other legal requirements
  • Assists E&I Technicians, E&I Foreman and the E&I Engineer in solving plant related problems
  • Furnish the Production & Mechanical departments with technical support and assistance as required
  • Keep downtime to a minimum
  • Ensure that all E&I systems are maintained to manufacturer specifications
  • Ensure that all Electrical and Instrumentation drawings are kept updated
  • Carries out standby duties as per standby procedures
  • Ensure that the withdrawal of spares is as per the CMMS work planning & job card procedure
  • Arrange for failed components to be replaced / overhauled and placed back into stock
  • Cost control through effective spares utilization and correct maintenance methods
  • Continuous improvement and optimization of maintenance methods by being involved in RCFA and other failure analysis methods
  • Participate in maintenance shutdowns
  • Participate in the Health & safety program
  • Participate in meetings with the plants key personnel to exchange information and agree on action plans
  • Participate in performance assessments



  • Matric with maths and science
  • Technical college qualification in line with job description
  • Recognised Electrical and/or Instrumentation trades
  • Knowledge and experience of VSD’s, PLC’s, DCS systems, motors and related equipment


  • 3 years or above solid plant maintenance experience
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of tissue mills/pulp and paper plant operations will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance principles and systems


  • Good communication skills towards all levels in the company
  • Be goal driven and self-motivated
  • Have good fault finding ability, be a team player, possess a logical thought process, have a stable personality, show integrity and be able to work under pressure
  • Be honest, show enthusiasm, be consistent, accept accountability and exercise equality


  • Be willing to perform standby duties
  • Be prepared to work outside normal working hours