Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • Applications have closed

Kemcore Zambia Ltd

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (2)

Reporting to the Plant Manager

Job Summary

As an instrumentation technician, will test, calibrate, install, repair, and inspect manufacturing equipment and monitoring devices. Get involved in the plant start/stop and shutdown procedures. Will also perform general maintenance on the equipment and design new measuring and recording equipment. May collect environmental data and monitor the pollution output of the plant. On a typical day, will work with scientific and analytic computer software, calculators, voltage and current meters, and electronic probes to diagnose faults in circuits.

Key Responsibilities

Participate in plant 1st level and specific level inspection and generate report.

Develop electrical and instrumentation diagrams for the plant.

Map up the plant critical sensors and develop a robust inspection plan for them.

Implement the 5 pillars of maintenance (planning, Inspection, scheduling, execution, and improvements) in electrical and instrumentation.

Conduct instrumentation evaluation and troubleshooting for electrical, pneumatic, electronic as well as programmable logic control (PLC) systems.

Ensuring commissioning of instruments effectively and following up with repair and replacement.

Conduct test related to functional performance on instrumentation as needed by facility changes.

Involve in evaluation of instrument performance to identify optimization and enhancement opportunities.

Ensure conformance with environmental and safety requirements commensurate with executing required instrument maintenance or replacement activities.

Maintain and update awareness of modifications to regulatory needs related to conduct of maintenance and construction of instrument.

Ensure to interpret and suitably use ISA and CSA codes along with API installation practices and standards.

Comply with classification and prioritization system for completion of work order.Assist planning plus operations staff to identify skills and resources needed to complete planning and reactive work activities.

Comply with every approved operation and maintenance procedure.

Perform with maintenance planners as schedule workload.

Conduct on-going aseptic maintenance and clean room area.

Comply with all instructions for job tasks completion and create SOPs.

Qualifications and requirements

Full Grade 12 Certificate

Craft certificate/technician in instrumentation and Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Diploma/Degree in instrumentation or Electrical/Electronic engineering is added advantage.

Direct work experience in the manufacture of bulk chemicals/materials for at least 3 years

Strong mathematics foundation, reading comprehension, problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking, computer and mechanical skills, clear written and spoken communication, clear judgment and decision making.

Computer Literate: comfortable with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Email and others. Experience with Automated Process Control shall be an added advantage.

Emotionally mature to coach and lead in an industrial environment

Application deadline

30 Jan 07:00

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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