Instrument Technician : Sandvik Sandvik



Job Summary


Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a global leader in the supply of equipment, tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. We offer a diverse range of opportunities through our businesses and cross-border networks, enabling you to explore your potential and thrive.

The Role

The Instrument Technician will be responsible for electrical instrumentation improvement projects on site, Installations, maintenance, and configuration of Optimine hardware. Effectively planning, and calibration of machines as required to OEM specification through, good housekeeping, assigned tasks, customer (internal & external) satisfaction, effective communication, team work, SHEQ, policies, work schedules, procedure & specifications..

Duties and Responsibilities


Key Performance Areas:

The Instrument Technician will be responsible Installations, maintenance, and configuration of Optimine software/hardware at Unki Mine Contract. The various duties are, among other things:

Ensure maintenance of Sandvik & non Sandvik fleet/machines FDM/Optimine electrical and control systems.
Calibration and configuration of modules, measuring sensors or systems and control systems
Responding to breakdowns on electrical instrumentation systems
Responsible for electrical instrumentation improvement projects on site
Ensure machine availability and reliability
Maintain a “safety first culture” amongst all team members.
Ensure that all Repair systems and procedures are followed.
Ensuring that all maintenance work meets OEM Standards.

Qualifications and Experience


Your Profile:

The Instrument Technician is expected to have

National Diploma in Instrumentation and control systems, Electrical & electronics or equivalent, (must have served an apprenticeship as an instrument technician) a Mechatronics Engineering Degree is an added advantage
A National Craft Certificate in the same field of studies described above coupled with relevant experience and skills can also be considered
The Instrument Technician is expected to have 2-4years experience in the mining industry
Knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018
Full physical & medical certificate to work in underground mining environment
Knowledge of Can-Bus control systems and calibration or any communication bus networks
Should be computer literate, any programming experience on any language is an added advantage.
Must have knowledge of working with PLCs especially on mobile equipment
Shall be able to coach and/or train Artisans or Technicians in training
Must have a Class 4 driver’s license

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About Sandvik


Sandvik AB is a Swedish multinational engineering company with operations within tools and tooling systems for metal cutting, additive manufacturing, equipment and tools, service and technical solu...

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