As a Senior Engineering Foreman Fixed Plant Infrastructure, you will be required to maintain and assist in the operation of fixed plant installations, equipment and systems according to sound engineering practice for equipment and installation specifications.
Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Contribute to a culture of zero harm by adhering to all requirements as laid down by legislation and health, safety, environmental and security policies and procedures, and by the application of specific instructions to own work area and task completion.
Provides input to and updates the overall engineering plan for maintenance and repair of mechanical infrastructure, equipment and machinery to support the operations.
Planning of activities in accordance with production schedules and allocation of resources as required.
Effective communication to relevant stakeholders to minimize production delays.
Investigate, diagnose and perform trade-related maintenance and repair of mechanical infrastructure, equipment and machinery according to the maintenance requirements.
Attend to defects raised on pre-start reports, breakdown sheets and over-inspection reports
Perform inspections in accordance with the Mine Health & Safety Act regulations, manufacturing and company standards to report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Line Manager
Perform mechanical infrastructure and equipment over-inspection on work done by artisans and operators
Provide relevant feedback to the Supervisor and co-workers regarding mechanical infrastructure and equipment performance and conditions.
Carry out scheduled and non-scheduled mechanical infrastructure and equipment repairs and installation.
Discuss work backlog and future work requirements with Line Manager
Identify spares requirements and order accordingly
Analyse and interpret maintenance-related data and initiate required improvements.
Ensure compliance to the business’ engineering planning standards, guidelines, specifications and best practices.
Coordinate mechanical infrastructure and equipment installations and maintenance with internal and external clients and service providers to ensure the timeous allocation of resources and that due process is followed and required measures are taken to ensure execution takes place according to plan.
Manage and control the allocation of funds to ensure adherence to budgetary limits.
Coaching, training and development of subordinates
Grade 12 certificate or relevant national NQF level qualification.
Trade Certificate: Electrical or Mechanical
Code B Driver’s License
A supervisory qualification would be advantageous
Minimum 3+ Years continuous experience as a Engineering Foreman in a Shafts & Fixed Plant Infrastructure system. With maintenance experience in maintaining Koepe Winders, BAC and Main Ventilation Fans.
Minimum of 3 years previous experience in maintenance and installation supervision of Shafts & Fixed Plant Infrastructure. With relative maintenance experience in maintaining Koepe Winders, BAC and Main Ventilation Fans.
Written and verbal communication skills.
Budgeting and cost control
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Proficiency in SAP will be advantageous
Medical Certificate of Fitness to work underground
The post is dependent on the successful completion of the Company’s pre-employment protocol such as qualifications verification, relevant psychometric and technical assessments and security clearance