Engineer (MHSA / Underground / GCC / Greenfields / Mining) – Limpopo, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 weeks ago

Reference No. 390 04 RR


Job Description:

Manage the engineering function at a mining site in Limpopo. The Engineer will ensure compliance with safety regulations, manage the engineering team, and lead projects. Responsibilities include safety management, team development, project planning, operational oversight, financial management, risk assessment, stakeholder engagement, procurement, regulatory compliance, reporting, mentorship, continuous improvement, and strategic planning. The role requires strong leadership skills, communication abilities, and a commitment to safety and operational excellence in line with the Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA).



  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives in a dynamic mining setting
  • Ensure compliance with Mine Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and relevant legislation.
  • Apply mechanical and electrical engineering expertise in mining operations.
  • Manage financial and stock aspects, including cost control measures.
  • Conduct risk assessments and implement management techniques specific to mining.
  • Oversee construction and erection of structures and infrastructure.
  • Maintain and operate electro, diesel, and hydraulic mining equipment.
  • Install, operate, and maintain equipment in underground mining sections.
  • Possess knowledge of vertical/decline shafts operations and conveyor systems.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and leadership abilities to manage teams effectively.
  • Utilize problem-solving skills to address operational challenges.
  • Make data-driven decisions and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Utilize negotiation and conflict resolution skills effectively.
  • Adapt to changing circumstances and take responsibility and initiative.
  • Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities with exceptional organizational and time management skills.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar field.
  • Government Certificate of Competency (Mines & Works)
  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer or similar in the Mining Industry.
  • Experience developing and reviewing COP’s and SOP’s.
  • Experience in Mechanical, Electrical and TMM Machinery.
  • Experience on a Green Fields / Start-up mining project advantageous.
  • Project Management Certificate advantageous.
  • Financial and stock management principles and cost control measures in mining operations.
  • Management, construction, and erection of structures & infrastructure.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Permanent employment opportunity


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Ruan Roodt

Managing Lead

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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