Artisan:Instrumentation needed at The South African Broadcasting Corporation

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Job title : Artisan:Instrumentation

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 24, 2024

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To install, maintain and repair instrumentation equipment and systems to minimize downtime and improve reliability of Air-conditioning Plants.



  • Maintain the building management system.
  • Carry out maintenance of the air conditioning controls
  • Install, replace and calibrate sensing, actuating and monitoring of pneumatic and electronic controls
  • Program programmable logic controllers for various types of sensors and actuators to ensure required results
  • Daily checks on the air conditioning system via BMS
  • Respond to, diagnose and resolve BMS and controls emergencies
  • Assist management in formulating equipment and materials list as required.
  • Assist with monitoring of projects to specification
  • Carry out minor changes to various systems as requested.
  • Perform fault finding and root cause analysis on the controls
  • Capturing maintenance feedback on the maintenance management system against the allocated work order or maintenance request.
  • Read and understand instrumentation drawings
  • Provide inputs and perform work on instrumentation related projects as and when required
  • Collaborate with contractors and other construction professionals
  • Be prepared to be on Standby-Duties 24/7 and work overtime as and when required
  • Take leadership responsibility and supervise work on instrumentation/controls to ensure that the work is carried out safely in line with SABC standards
  • Adhere to safety SOPs and regulations when working on Plant and Equipment to minimize the injuries on duty.
  • Carry out any lawful instruction as directed by the line management


  • Qualified Instrumentation Mechanician (Minimum of NTC3 or N3 & Trade Test Certificate) / relevant qualification (NQF Level 4) National technical qualification certificate (N3)
  • 5 years’ experience in the installation, maintenance and repairs of instrumentation equipment
  • Be a qualified Instrumentation artisan
  • Drivers License and owning a vehicle will be an added advantage.
  • Be computer literate.


  • PLC level programming skills
  • Air conditioning controls
  • Knowledgeable on operating systems for building management systems
  • Good oral and written communication skills and tact skills
  • Proficiency in the repair and configuration of both digital, analogue, and pneumatic instrumentation
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to deliver coherent instructions, both written and oral
  • Able to read blueprints and technical drawings
  • Ability to keep multiple jobs in controlled motion – simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritise jobs to meet the requirements of a broadcast installation
  • Orientation and commitment to customer service
  • Ability to plan and control projects.

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