Instructor's Summary

Mr. John Vorster

Mr. John Vorster, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer with over 20 years of industrial experience within the Oil, Gas, Process, Refinery, Power and Nuclear industries. His wide expertise includes Flow Computer, Turbine Flowmeters, Ultrasonic Flowmeter, Positive Displacement Flowmeter, Coriolis Flowmeter, Flow Rate Corrections, Pressure Flow Transmitters, Pressure Methods, Flow Nozzles, Orifice Plates, Venturi Tubes, Pitot Tubes, Process Control Design & Plant Modelling, Instrumentation, Automation, Process Control Instrumentation, Analyzer Measurement Systems, Pressure Management, Selection & Sizing of all Instrumentation, SIL Criteria, Calibration & Configuration of Installed Instrumentation, PLC & DCS, Bearing Replacement and Control Valves. Further, he is also well-versed in HAZOP, LOPA Studies, Radiation Protection, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Area Classification, Nuclear Devices Maintenance, Loop Drawings, Loop Calculations, Engineering Drawings, Shutdown Maintenance & Planning, Asset Management, Six Sigma, Energy Management & Measurements, Project Management, Strategic Resource Planning, Budget Preparation, ISO 9001, ISO 14000 and ISO 18000 standards. He is currently the Instrumentation & Analyzer Engineer of Sasolburg wherein he is in-charge of the design and monitoring of the analyzer measurement systems.


During his career life, Mr. Vorster has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedication as the Project Manager, Instrumentation & Analyser Engineer, Engineering Manager, Senior Instrumentation Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Green Belt Project Leader, Instrumentation Technologist, Instrumentation Project Coordinator & Supervisor, Senior Instrumentation/Electrical Artisan, Instrumentation Artisan and Apprentice Instrumentation for numerous international companies including Sasolburg, DOW Chemical Company, Safripol and Iscor.


Mr. Vorster has a Master degree in Engineering Development & Management and a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation & Control from the North West University and Vaal University of Technology, South Africa respectively. Further, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, an Appointed Radiation Protection Officer, a Qualified Instrument Mechanician and an active member of Project Management Institution (PMI)