Control and Instrumentation Designer (Ref: KHCID)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Engineering sector in Kosmodal, Centurion - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 3 May 2019
Job Description:

Reputable, multidisciplinary consulting firm that offers all-inclusive solutions across the spectrum of engineering, project management and related services urgently seeks Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their dynamic team

Main job function

Purpose of the Role

As a Control and Instrumentation Designer you will be responsible for drafting and designing of all Control and Instrumentation drawings on a number of turnkey projects throughout African Continent. You will be required to provide documentation and drawings including document schedules for the permitted project. Document responsibilities will range from conceptual design stages of the project until final handover including QC documentation.

Job Duties

Design experience and creation on Instrumentation documentation:

Loop drawings

Cable Block Diagrams

Cable Schedules

P&ID Drawings

Termination Schedules

Instrument Datasheets

Panel GA’s

Network drawings

Design experience and creation on Electrical documentation:

Single Line Diagrams,

Cable Schedules

Motor Control Centre design

Sub-Station design and Electrical Reticulation

Candidate must have more experience on the following:

Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Design and layout of plant control systems.

Staying current on the latest instrumentation, control, telecommunication, and security equipment (hardware and software) with the goal understand the equipment technologies which are best to use and recommend to our clients.

Responsibilities / Duties


Incumbent to be able to work in a team.

Must be able to communicate with all team members, clients and service providers to communicate ideas, troubleshoot and propose solutions.

Training and Development

Personal: Engage in activities which contribute to personal CPD (Continuous Professional Development) and maintain professional accreditation. Responsible for on-going informal and formal development to improve knowledge base and personal abilities, skill and capacity in all areas of work. Company: Participate in any contractor development, enterprise and supplier development or CSI programmes of the firm.


Minimum N Dipl Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation) (ECSA Registered as Technician or eligible for registration).


Legal Knowledge: Employee Equity Act, Labour Relations Act, OHS Act and Design compliance standards.

Software: Computer literate, AutoCAD, Visio, Dessoft or any EC&I design software.

Minimum 8-10 years’ experience.

Driver’s license essential.

Quality Management: ISO compliance.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.


The ability to plan and prioritise workloads in order to meet deadlines is fundamental, as well as effective time management of work flow in order to meet deadlines. The ability to work with Management direction, use initiative and possess a positive attitude towards teamwork is critical.

Is able to take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity.

The ability to see details at close range/Attention to details.

The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern.

Oral and written comprehension and expression.

Time management essential.

Performance driven.



Administration (core)

Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date.

Operate within ISO standards.

Ensure correct filing and signing of documents as well as necessary approvals are obtained from clients and service providers.

To be aware of the chain of custody of documents/drawings.

Occasional travel to site, intercontinentally and internationally 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson