Sappi Artisans Learnership

Sappi: Instrumentation Mechanician Vacany Opportunity 2021

Sappi: Instrumentation Mechanician Vacany Opportunity 2021

Sappi Artisans Learnership

Sappi: Instrumentation Mechanician Vacany Opportunity 2021

The  Sappi Ngodwana seeks to employ an Instrument Mechanician to safely perform maintenance tasks to ensure long-term plant reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness.

Location: Ngodwana Mill

REPORTING TO the Maintenance Support Instrumentation.


  • Install, test, commission, modify and maintain instrument installations and DCS equipment according to engineering and production standards and requirements.
  • Optimise control loops by loop tuning, investigations and fault-find process control systems.
  • Perform instrument maintenance according to notifications and planned schedules, including during shuts.
  • Remove defective instruments from the system, decontaminate, disassemble, and clean instruments, and replace defective parts as and if required.
  • Calibrate readings on instruments according to standards.
  • Record calibrations performed, parts and components used.
  • Prepare schematic drawings, sketches and reports to reflect changes or alterations made on instruments, circuits and in systems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Required to work standby and overtime.
  • Understand and comply with the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) requirements.


  • Hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Electrical instrumentation.
  • Process control.
  • Technical drawings.
  • Control equipment.
  • Electronic test equipment.


  • Grade 12 and N3 Engineering.
  • Recognised Trade Test Certificate as Instrument Mechanician.
  • 2 Years post-apprenticeship experience with a focus on instrumentation fault finding in an industrial environment would be advantageous.
  • SAP knowledge and proficiency with SAP PM will be advantageous.
  • Valid driving license.



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