Reference No: CUL553


Reporting to the Engineering Foreman Control and Instrumentation, the role will be responsible for the
installation, maintenance, faultfinding and repair of instruments, control elements, control systems and application specific electronic
equipment within the control and instrumentation (C & I) discipline.


 Provide subject matter expertise and skills in area of responsibility; advising on solutions to enhance or ensure the
effectiveness of the department/section.

 Responsible for the safe installation and maintenance of radiation equipment where applicable.

 Install and maintain networks and instrumentation and do fault finding on the hardware and software level.

 Assist Foreman in executing his/his duties as and when required.

 De-energise and apply the lockout procedure as per company policy

 Carry out repairs, maintenance and preventative maintenance work on all C & I equipment and related control systems to
comply with product technical specifications and deliver production objectives.

 Attend to the relevant administrative functions, such as:

  • C&I documentation upkeep.
  • Compiling procurement specifications.
  • Ordering spares according to departmental procedure.

 Execute C & I projects in line with accepted project management principles to enhance, improve and optimise operations.

 Ensure the efficient operation of the Diamond Recovery machines

 Continuously analyse equipment efficiencies to recommend or implementing improvements and changes to maximise

 Co-ordinate and monitor equipment availability to ensure adherence to production parameters

 Co-ordinate the monitoring, installation, service and reconditioning of a variety of equipment, instruments and control systems.

 Monitor the implementation of new equipment and systems, taking specifications in consideration.

 Investigate and diagnose problems and breakdowns to determine resource requirements.

 Perform standby duties and attend to breakdowns

 Takes cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation. Manage and report on non
compliance issues.

 Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values. Manage and report on non compliance issues

 Perform risk assessments (Mini) and participates in risk assessments (Activity based). Plan task observations.

 Provide Input to risk assessments, safe work procedures and Planned Task Observations, monitor, train and implement all
codes of practice, policies, procedures, risk assessments and standards and ensure all are in place for the effective
management of safe working conditions in terms of related area of responsibilities and legal requirements.

 Establish and maintain good working relationships and effective / sound communication systems within the Engineering
Function and operation. .

 Effective Team Player and Effective Self Management.


 N6 in Electrical Engineering Light Current or Instrumentation and Process Control obtained via TVET / Technical College AND
Trade Test certificate (Instrument and Process Control or Instrument Mechanician**) N2 Certificate

 OR

 National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current) or Instrumentation and Process Control obtained via University of

 A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in the Control and Instrumentation discipline

 Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite

 Valid Drivers’ License
** Candidates holding a QCTO (Section 26D) Trade Test, where the learning route is not specified on the Certificate, must submit the

Statement of results issued by an accredited MQA trade test centre as well as evidence of training conducted at a technical
training centre (e.g. Portfolio of Evidence, Logbooks).

Should these documents not be submitted, the application will not be
considered. Candidates holding S28 Trade Test certificates from non-Mining Sector centres will not be considered.


 Experience and knowledge in PLC and SCADA software development and Network Equipment.


 Read, interpret, and maintain instrumentation drawings.

 Install and maintain process instruments and control elements.

 Calibrate process instruments.

 Install and maintain application specific electronic systems.

 Perform advanced faultfinding and repairs.
 Knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems and networks.


Petra Diamonds is currently aligning its organisational structure to the operational model therefore all job titles and
job profiles are under review.

This may influence the grading of the position.

Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer.

Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with
the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates.

Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security
clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process.

Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview.

Employment of
the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.

Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending
areas (proof of residence may be requested).

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds – please submit an authorised internal application form, your CV, ID and supporting
documents/qualifications to the e-mail below.

External candidates, please complete an application form (available on and
forward, together with your résumé, SAPS certified qualifications and ID, to by 02
January 2022. Please note, applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated.

Incomplete application forms and
documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not require any form of payment for recruitment purposes.

If you are approached in this regard,
you should report the incident immediately to your local SAPS or via one of the following hotlines:

Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395;

Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga
Rocks, 4320; Website:

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