Implats: Learner Instrument Technician


Situated in Springs (Gauteng) Impala Platinum Refineries is an equal opportunity mining company committed to transformation, excellence and the recruitment of individuals who have the potential, attributes and passion to thrive in a changing and goal-orientated environment.

Purpose of the Job

To provide an opportunity for successful candidates to participate in a Learner Instrument Technician learnership programme in order to acquire the necessary skills required by Instrument Technicians

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Completed N6 or S4 or National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current) with specialisation in Instrumentation and Process Control being essential.
  • Theoretical knowledge of process control systems, piping, instrumentation diagrams and HAZOP studies.
  • Sound calculation, problem solving, analytical and computer literacy required.
  • Medically fit for both the PMR and BMR plants at the Refineries.

Training Programme / Duties and Responsibilities

  • Twenty Four (24) months learnership culminating in a trade test with a set training programme under the auspices of the MQA.
  • The learnership will also provide the incumbent with a sound understanding on how to ensure plant availability and adequate system control to assist operations in meeting production targets by resolving problems in plant instrumentation, PLC programming, SCADA. and setting up of networks.


  • Kindly attach a copy of your CV, ID, Qualifications and Statement of Results – incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to psychometric assessments – Impala Platinum Ltd reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • In the event that you do not hear from the Human Resources Department within 30 days after the closing date of applications, your application can be viewed as unsuccessful.
  • Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, the company’s recruitment policy and Employment Equity Plan.
  • Impala Platinum Limited complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.  Your personal information will be processed in a lawful, legitimate and responsible manner.  By submitting your application you give your express & informed consent to process your personal information for recruitment purposes.