Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Instrumentation Technician Jobs at Tanzania Portland Cement

Job Title: Instrumentation Technician

Employer: Tanzania Portland Cement

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam.

Application Deadline:16th Aug 2013

The Management of Tanzania Portland Cement is inviting for a suitable candidate to fill in the above vacant position.


The candidate must possess the following qualifications:

Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Automation/Electronics from a recognized Technical Institution or its equivalent.
Experience in planning and working with large rotating heavy industry machinery and equipment.
Must be familiar with COMPUTERIZED MAINTENANCE SYSTEM - ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT – EAM. Knowledge of PLC is an added advantage.
Prior experience estimating time and material requirements of assigned work projects.
Computer proficient with knowledge in MS office and Project.
Must be fluent in speaking and writing English and Swahili languages.
Minimum 3 years of electrical repair and maintenance experience.

Ability to read and interpret technical drawings,.
Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials common to the electrical trade
Strong understanding of applicable electrical codes, standards and regulations.
Knowledge of electrical applications for high and low voltage electrical systems.
Willingness to provide coverage during off-shift hour and weekends if required.
Must be highly skilled in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components
Field fault analysis – determines if instrument has failed or if it is a process problem.
Able to configure control, drive setting and parameterization.
Able to do a field calibration of instrumentation utilizing proper test equipment;
Complete overhaul in shop environment to include component replacements, alignments and calibration to specifications of record;
Repair of signal transmission facility such as profibus system. Fiber optic, 4-20 signal wiring, etc.;
Fault analysis of hardwire relay logic, motor control circuits, motor power circuits and common utility / lighting circuits; pneumatic, electronic and digital equipment;
Installation of new control circuits, modification of existing instrument/electrical systems as requested, to include design, load and Implementation of new control logic;
Troubleshoot and fault analysis of PLC based systems with control logic modification if required.
Ensure good housekeeping and safe working practices.

Manage any urgent or breakdown jobs as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.
Ensure the proper functioning of all electrical and control systems on a daily basis to contribute to the operational viability of the plant.
Installation of electrical and control equipment and troubleshooting of electrical and control problems to enable continuous plant operability.
Troubleshoot and diagnose plant electrical system problems to provide resolutions and minimize downtime.
Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) compliance with the company requirements.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

All applications should be clearly marked the position applying and should be addressed to:

The Director of Human Resources,
Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited,
P.O. Box 1950.
Dar es Salaam.