Instrument Technician


Last Updated: 23rd April 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
English

Summary

Responsibilities Calibration of field Instruments. Check plant stability. Do system maintenance and troubleshooting on Fail Safe Control (ESD), Honeywell Experion. Doing standby duties. Accomplishments Designing the graphics for the Human and Machine Interface (HMI) of the Cooling Towers. Co-ordinated the tasks to be done by contractors with building an additional water treatment plant. Timely completion of updating of Instrument as well as Mechanical document to be used by production and maintenance departments. Co-ordinated the building of the Train 4 at landlord plant Skills Used Man management in the building of an addition water treatment plant. Participating in Root cause Analysis and Potential Deviation. System Configuration (Programming), Loop tuning and Point building, Monitoring of equipment, MTBF’s ,Engineering out maintenance, Plant technical support for foreman , Developing/updating maintenance strategies, Management of change, Developing Procedures, Attendance and contribution to PDRS, Attendance and contribution to Business Owners Meeting, Shutdowns support, Attendance of Hazops/review, CFAT’s &alignment sessions, Fault finding and problem Solving (E&I), Conducting RCA’s, Project management support & continuous improvement, Safety and housekeeping (ISO 9002), Liaison with stakeholders

Education

Vaal University of Technology
National Diploma Electrical Engineering

   Feb 1999
— Sep 2003

Process Instrumentation & Electronics

Experience

Sasol Synfuel
Instrument Technician

   Feb 2019
— Current

 Execution of the asset management process model to improve asset
performance (where it makes business sense)
Establish & Revise Asset Management Standards
 Accountable for specific equipment or section of plant (east and west) with
respect to:
o Standardisation
o Strategies development and review
o Equipment performance improvement
 Accountable to the Area Manager for standardisation of the equipment
o Develop GO procedures for all equipment to the complexity of a single
stage pump
o Get inputs from Foremen and MSP’s
 Accountable to the Area Manager to identify safety and business risks of the
section
 Accountable to Area Manager to develop and revise asset maintenance
strategies (optimise them and keep current)
o Ensure relevance through interface with input from Foremen and
MSP’s
o Accountable to Area Manager ensure contingent (TOOTS and
redundancy) and mitigating plans (e.g. quick acting isolation valves,
fireproofing, and fire fighting equipment,) are developed.
o Accountable to Area Manager to ensure that execution of asset
strategies of the different disciplines are synchronised.

Eskom Construction
Senior Supervisor Technical Instrument & Electrical

   Oct 2017
— Dec 2018

Performing plant work downs of work packages
Checking quality of work performed and identifying and addressing non-quality activities.
Conducting job observation, identifying and attending to non-adherence to work procedure.
Controlling the performance management system.
Completing the daily reports.
Holding subsection meetings.
Assisting staff with problems.
Arrange and hold safety talks with the staff.
Carrying out of plant inspections as standard regulations, initiate corrective actions to address unsafe conditions.

Eskom Contractor
Senior Technician Instrumentations

   Jun 2015
— Sep 2017

Calibration of field Instrument which are level, temperature, pressure, flow and final control (valves) devices. Maintenance on Teleperm Distributed Control and Siemens systems. Accomplishments being part of the team that completed a Shutdown in record time. Made an improvement in the operation on the Control Valves. Skills Used Doing Standby duties independently. Doing supervisory work when asked.Maintain optimisation of allocated system, Verify that correct components / spares / services etc. are procured, Assist with modifications to improve reliability of plant. Advise and assist with staff development, Attend and participate in meetings, discussions etc. and write comprehensive reports as required. Provide budget requirements, Perform projects / contract supervision activity. Assist with recommissioning of plant and perform tests and inspections as required, perform any other legitimate activity as required

Sasol Synfuel
Senior Instrument Technician

   Dec 2008
— Mar 2015

Responsibilities Calibration of field Instruments. Check plant stability. Do system maintenance and troubleshooting on Fail Safe Control (ESD), Honeywell Experion. Doing standby duties. Accomplishments Designing the graphics for the Human and Machine Interface (HMI) of the Cooling Towers. Co-ordinated the tasks to be done by contractors with building an additional water treatment plant. Timely completion of updating of Instrument as well as Mechanical document to be used by production and maintenance departments. Co-ordinated the building of the Train 4 at landlord plant Skills Used Man management in the building of an addition water treatment plant. Participating in Root cause Analysis and Potential Deviation. System Configuration (Programming), Loop tuning and Point building, Monitoring of equipment, MTBF’s ,Engineering out maintenance, Plant technical support for foreman , Developing/updating maintenance strategies, Management of change, Developing Procedures, Attendance and contribution to PDRS, Attendance and contribution to Business Owners Meeting, Shutdowns support, Attendance of Hazops/review, CFAT’s &alignment sessions, Fault finding and problem Solving (E&I), Conducting RCA’s, Project management support & continuous improvement, Safety and housekeeping (ISO 9002), Liaison with stakeholders

Eskom Generation
Instrument Technician

   Jul 2006
— Nov 2008

Calibration of field Instrument which are level, temperature, pressure, flow and final control (valves) devices. Maintenance on Teleperm Distributed Control and Siemens systems. Accomplishments being part of the team that completed a Shutdown in record time. Made an improvement in the operation on the Control Valves. Skills Used Doing Standby duties independently. Doing supervisory work when asked. Maintain optimisation of allocated system, Verify that correct components / spares / services etc. are procured, Assist with modifications to improve reliability of plant. Advise and assist with staff development, Attend and participate in meetings, discussions etc. and write comprehensive reports as required. provide budget requirements, Perform projects / contract supervision activity. Assist with recommissioning of plant and perform tests and inspections as required, perform any other legitimate activity as required

Sasol Synfuel
Instrument Artisan

   Feb 2004
— Apr 2006

Maintenance on instrument equipment.
-EX and IS inspections
-Fault finding.
-Prepared to work overtime when needed.
-Prepared to do standby
-Good housekeeping
-Personal Development in trade
-Conduct instrument modifications / upgrades on existing instrument installations
-Conducting loop checks
-Conduct Technical inspections
- Ensure continuous equipment availability through effective maintenance and calibration of instrumentation equipment (water and ambient quality)
- Ensure safety on area of responsibility
- Manage and control spares
- Perform modifications where necessary

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