PLC Technician

Our client is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality small and large-scale fruit and vegetable grading and sorting equipment. They are seeking to appoint a hardworking, suitably qualified and experienced PLC Technician with a background in fault finding and design, to join their team. This position is based in Paarl.

Main duties:

  • Plan the methodology and operation of equipment and be responsible for handling the electrical/electronic side of projects together with the designers
  • Specification of components, quotations and purchase of components, design of diagrams and building of the electric panels
  • Test finished project together with mechanical designers


  • Degree or Trade Certificate – controls and instrumentation
  • 3 years post trade test related work experiences
  • Experience in design of circuits and equipment
  • Skills in programmable logic controllers (PLC) / Automation, SCADA, Plant Maintenance and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Knowledge of appropriate instrumentation principles and practices
  • Operating principles of plant equipment
  • Adequate knowledge of system structures and how to troubleshoot systems by utilizing the knowledge of how the system was designed to perform
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license

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