Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

PRI - Precision Recruitment International

PRI is recruiting a Electrical and Instrumentation Technician, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

  • Operate gas engines and generating equipment of the power plant
  • Perform technical updates and modifications on the electrical equipment
  • Diagnosis, trouble shooting and repair as and when necessary in order to ensure minimum down time of the plant
  • Carry out maintenance and fault-finding on gas engines, generating equipment and the PLC/DCS system
  • Perform technical updates and modifications on gas engines, generating equipment and the PLC/DCS system when due
  • Switching of LV/MV/HV equipment as required
  • Maximise electrical production and reduce operational costs
  • Supervision of subcontractors and assistants
  • Routine plant inspections
  • Ensure the adherence of the Internal Regulations and relevant legislation
  • Regular communication to Head Office regarding any Operational, HR or any other relevant issues
  • May be required, within reason, to attend training sessions or meetings outside of normal working hours
  • Relevant diploma in electrical engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in field instrumentation and control equipment
  • PLC experience (preferably Siemens S7-1500)
  • Experience in using Distributed Control System equipment
  • Control instrumentation experience Will be required to work shift rotations and standby on a remote located site
  • Programmable logic controller experience (preferably Siemens S7-1500)
  • Portuguese and English proficient
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical equipment
  • Knowledge of quality, environment, health & safety control systems
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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