Majake - Instrument Mechanic - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Molahlehi David Majake

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Ensure that routine maintenance work is carried out in accordance with maintenance schedules; work instructions; works procedures; and quality assurance plans while making sure that work complies to accepted safety standards and maintaining high levels of workmanship.Ensure that planned repair work and restore breakdowns are carried out with minimum delay.Coordinate maintenance interventions with production personnel so as to avoid interruptions.Manage and develop a maintenance philosophy for each item of control equipment and engineering service to ensure maximum plant availabilityProvide schedules for preventative maintenance service equipment to ensure schedules are updated and adhered toMust have good Microsoft Excel knowledge in order to generate reports and graphsRecord all the work done in the time-record work book and report any adverse plant conditions to the maintenance supervisor.To ensure that the relevant designs and drawings are to the required specificationTo adhere and be responsible for ISO 9000 in areas of plant and equipment for which is responsible or  to apply for this vacancy.


Instrument Mechanic

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Perform instrumentation maintenance activities associated with process plant.Calibrate and maintain components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications.Liaise with operations, maintenance and contractors for new projects, modifications, replacement of old equipment etc.Perform analysis and diagnosis to provide solutions to instrumentation problems.Ensure instrumentation engineering standards  are maintained in accordance withspecifications.Provide technical support to instrumentation & electrical artisans.Participate in process design/HAZOPS & process control optimisation activities.Use pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices to inspect and test instrument and system operation, and diagnose faults.Perform PLC/HMI & programming on Beckoff and Modicon PLCs.Perform Scada Programming in Wonderware.Perform drive control set-up and maintenance.

Work History

Mentor/Training Instructor for MC&I

Eskom Lethabo power station

Duties/Fuctional outputs: Present courses, Demonstrate the practical application
Of skills on the plant, Conduct formative (periodic)
Assessments for training reinforcement, Develop new
Course material such as manuals, lesson plans,
Scenarios and practical exercises. Update current
Courses by constantly evaluating course content
And presentation methods and by evaluating all
Incident reports. Act as an examiner, set marks and
Moderate examination papers, supervise examinations.
Evaluate practical examinations. Perform
Administrative activities, write report on student
Evaluation and progress. Keep records of students
Numbers, student courses results by completing
Relevant documentation and filing same. Assisting with
Budgeting for section, by providing information on
Stores, equipment etc required for course presentation
And/or new courses. Plan and schedule courses.
Update policies and procedures, Assist with the
Modifying of policies and procedures within the
Training section. Provide feedback to management
Regarding the possible shortcomings in plant operating
Procedures and the efficiency. Select trainees, conduct
Interviews for the appointment of learners as per the
Recruitment plan requirements. Forward the letter of
Appointment to successful candidates as signed by the
Manager. Co-ordinate training needs, compile a five
Year recruitment plan for the learners. Forward the plan to the relevant managers for recommendations.
Plan according to the requirements of the gender
And racial equity. Provide training, draw up contracts
For the new learners (ESETA and workplace). For ward
The contracts to the training manager. Forward the
Signed contracts with the medical certificate to the
ESETA. Arrange for the student to do an induction
Programme. Hand out PPE, tools and coach them in the
Proper use of the equipment. Arrange first aid, fire
Fighting and SHE courses for the students. Work out training programme for each learner. Conduct RPL when required on learners....

Instrument Mechanician

Eskom Lethabo Power Station

Duties: Calibration of Instruments, pre-commissioning,
Commissioning of the process control loops,
Fault finding, Installation of field instruments. Routine
Maintenance of the plant. Coaching learners. PLC
Duration: 2001-2005

Qualifications & Certifications


Electrical/Industrial Instruments N

Lekoa Technical college/Vanderbiljpark college


Mohloli Secondary School

communication systems


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