Reporting on water consumption for each of the key mining facilities of the client.
Analysis and management of daily water consumption at key operational activities to identify optimization opportunities.
Carrying out of site visits/audits on regular intervals.
The monitoring of existing instrumentation and communication infrastructure to ensure system functionality is optimal.
Identification of feasible interventions to reduce wastage and optimize consumption. This includes the presentation and motivation of the identified interventions to the applicable client stakeholders for approval.
Identification, investigation, scoping and development of business cases for new capital projects. Will be expected to document these in the form of project proposals for presentation to the Client Representative for approval.
Project management services for the execution of approved projects and monitoring of the performance thereof post implementation. Project management will include the management of site activities and overseeing subcontractors where necessary.
The engineer will be supported in tasks by a dedicated artisan which will be reporting to this role directly and will be responsible for the artisan’s day-to-day management.
The position requires the candidate to be primarily based at the Client’s site near Carletonville in North-West province, with a minimum of 60% of time being spend on site.
The Company’s offices are based in Pretoria and there will be access to company vehicles for travelling between Head office and this site.
Will be reporting to the Company’s appointed Project Manager as well as the Client’s Engineering Representative.
The successful candidate will have to demonstrate competence in the following engineering activities:
Planning and design
Development or identification of equipment specifications
Compilation of cost estimations, proposals, tendering documentation and vendor selection
Site inspections and supervision
Commissioning of equipment
It will be expected from the successful candidate to:
Promote the Company values and demonstrate high standards of ethical behaviour
Actively participate in client engagement
Communicate with clients, manage expectations, and build strong client relationships and rapport
Have a high level of computer literacy
Minimum requirements are:
BSc/BEng Mechanical Engineering degree or higher (non-negotiable)
5-7 years’ experience in a mining/industrial engineering environment in a project management capacity.
Valid driver’s license and valid passport
Medically fit and ability to work in underground mines
Must be fluent in Afrikaans and English
Willingness to travel to sites in South Africa and abroad
Additional requirements are:
Mining specific experience and knowledge of mine safety systems
Experience with mining construction sites’ requirements and regulations
Experience in industrial water systems
People and business management expertise
Refrigeration and/or pumping system experience