Our Client In The Mining Sector Is Looking To Hire An Underground Project Engineer. The Main Purpose Of The Job Is To Provide Internal Engineering Services For The Organization. The Incumbent Ensures The Project Receives Engineering Input And Monitoring Required To Achieve Predefined Quality, Safety, Cost And Production Targets. They Shall Be Responsible For The Planning, Design, Engineering, Erection, And Commissioning Of All Permanent Equipment Which Form Part Of The Scope Of Works For The Projects.

Description Of Key Result Areas And Tasks
1. Design
Provision Of Drawings, Specifications, Calculations And Other Similar Engineering Design Outputs As May Be Reasonably Required
Participation In Design And Other Similar Meetings To Develop And Discuss Design
Engagement And Collaboration With Other Internal And External Engineers And Consultants
Detailed Review Of Any Design Documentation Provided By External Parties
Provide Engineering Assistance To The Group Projects Manager, And Other Members Of The Projects Team, As Required

2. Execution
Resolution Of On-Site Issues Which Require Engineering Input. Provision Of Instruction To Contractors/Installers With Details Required To Achieve The Desired Installation
Support The Construction Manager With Supervision And Management Of Contractors/Installers As Required To Achieve Desired Quality
Assist The Project Manager And Quantity Surveyor In Assessing Contractor Claims
Participation In Regular Progress Meetings With Internal And External Stakeholders
Provision Of Regular Progress Updates In Written Format
Assist In The Achievement Of Predefined Quality Targets Through Best Practice Designs And Through Monitoring Of
Installs For Adherence To Specifications And Requirements
Assist In The Achievement Of Predefined Schedule Targets Through Proactive Planning Of Upcoming Tasks, And
Monitoring Of Contractor Progress
Proactive Risk Management Through Implementation Of Mitigation Strategies Ahead Of Risks Materializing

3. Cost Control
Assist The Group Projects Manager And Cost Controller By Monitoring Project Expenditure, And Ensuring
Expenditure Is Carried Out Wisely
Assist The Group Projects Manager And Cost Controller Through Assessment Of Contractor Claims
Help Ensure Budgets Are Not Exceeded By Spending Wisely

4. Quality
Ensure Designs Produced Adhere To Local Building Code And Mining Standards
Monitor Progress On Site To Ensure Quality Achieved Is As Per Specification/Requirements. Produce Detailed
Reports And Provide Advise Where Corrective Action Is Required
Fitness Levels Must Allow Travel By Ladderway To Underground Levels

5. Safety
Implement The Company Safety Policy, Procedures And Standards To Minimize Harm To Those Involved In The Project
Ensure Associated Designs Produced Consider Safety As Well As Functionality
Assist The Company SHEQ Department Through Monitoring, Correction And Enforcement Of SHEQ Policies

6. Procurement (Contractors, Materials, Equipment, Consultants)
Development Of Specifications And Scope Of Work To Form Part Of The Request For Tender Documentation
Provide Assistance To The Construction Manager, And Other Stakeholders, In The Development Of Tender
Documentation. This Is Applicable To Contractors, Materials/Equipment And Consultants.
Provide Assistance To The Group Projects Manager, And Other Stakeholders, In The Assessment Of Tenders Submitted
Proactively Work With The Documents & Materials Controller To Ensure The Correct Materials And Equipment Are
Procured Timeously For The Project, And Adequate Stock Levels Are Maintained.

• Advanced Level Qualifications.

Post School Qualifications
• Engineering Degree Or Higher National Diploma In Structural Or Mechanical Engineering.

• 8 Years Plus Post Graduate Experience In a Similar Position
• Drafting Experience
• Ability To Work In Autocad Or Similar Design Software
• Knowledge In Steel Fabrication
• Knowledge In Steel Erection
• Experience In The Management Of Subordinates
• Underground Shaft/Mine Experience Is An Added Bonus