Location: Netherlands

Our client in the Netherlands is looking for Red Seal Trade Tested Instrument Technicians looking to relocate with a valid South African passport .

They are offering a 2-year working visa, good earnings, flights, furnished accommodation etc. for those candidates who are successful.

We are ideally looking for candidates who can speak basic Dutch / or fluent Afrikaans (and willing to learn Dutch).




  • Install, calibrate, and commission instrumentation and control systems.
  • Set up and configure sensors, transmitters, analysers, and other instruments.
  • Perform routine maintenance on instrumentation and control devices to ensure optimal performance.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with sensors, controllers, and other components.
  • Repair or replace faulty instruments and components.
  • Program and configure programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and distributed control systems (DCS) to control industrial processes.
  • Update and modify control system software as needed.
  • Conduct regular inspections of instrumentation to identify potential problems.
  • Implement preventive maintenance measures to avoid system failures.
  • Calibrate instruments to ensure accuracy and reliability.
  • Conduct testing and validation of instrumentation to verify proper functionality.
  • Maintain and test safety instrumented systems (SIS) to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Participate in safety audits and implement safety protocols.
  • Keep accurate records of instrument specifications, maintenance activities, and calibration procedures.
  • Update and maintain instrument databases.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of instrumentation upgrades and modernization projects.
  • Stay informed about new technologies in instrumentation and control systems.
  • Work to optimize control strategies for efficient and safe operation of industrial processes.
  • Recommend improvements to enhance overall system performance.
  • Respond to emergency situations involving instrumentation failures and take corrective actions.
  • Implement emergency shutdown procedures when necessary.



  • Red Seal trade tested Instrument Technician certification.
  • At least 2 years experience in relevant trade.
  • Knowledge of the standard practices of the trade, tools/equipment used, and proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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