Control & Instrumentation Checker/Designer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Instrumentation - Engineering
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Control & Instrumentation Checker/Designer for the Mining & Minerals office in Bryanston.


Job Objective:

  • Produce control & instrumentation drawings in accordance with accepted engineering and company design procedures.
  • To work in a safe manner, complying with and actively contributing to the company Health, Safety and Environmental HSSE policies, manuals and procedures.  At all times considering the health, safety and welfare of fellow workers, visitors, clients, community and the environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing engineering interfaces, with internal resources and with external stakeholders.
  • Preparation and implementation of the project/study specific Engineering Execution Plan.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the project/study Design Basis, including interpreting the needs of the client.
  • Responsible for assembling and approval of general engineering procedures, work instructions, checklists and guidelines.
  • Responsible for maintaining consistency of standards and presentation across engineering design documentation.
  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating technical reviews.
  • Responsible for implementing preventative and corrective actions relating to engineering and design performance.
  • Manage the enquiry, tendering and adjudication phases across all disciplines, providing final recommendation and sign off for the project/study manager.
  • Manage engineering resources (time and cost) against budget.
  • Prepare progress reports highlighting achievements, issues and deviations.
  • Production of drawings, schedules and other design deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Production of drawings in accordance with established procedures, i.e. internal reviews, client review, checking, etc.
  • Drawing content will be a true reflection of engineer’s design in accordance with project requirement and show all information required.
  • Clarity and accuracy of drawings.
  • Knowledge and adherence to CAD and company design procedures.
  • Accurate completion and timely submission of timesheets.
  • Adherence to applicable standards and procedures

Skills / Qualifications


  • Diploma/Certificate in Drafting and sound engineering background
  • Matric/N3
  • Well-developed computer skills with a good knowledge of relevant CAD software.
  • Min 2 years control & instrumentation /electrical experience with a least one year in mining & minerals processing
  • Good understanding of control & instrumentation technology
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements.
  • Checking skills with ability to work unsupervised, focus on task completion and show initiative.
  • Methodical approach to allocated work areas.  

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Relevant field experience either during construction or operation.

Personal attributes:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team elationship and

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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