Senior Mechanical Engineer (Mining / Surface Infrastructure / Mineral Processing / PMO / Technical) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 566 0408 MHU

Reference Number: 566 0408 MHU


Job Description:

Our multinational mining client has an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team. The successful applicant will be working primarily in the mining industry on surface infrastructure and mineral processing projects. This candidate will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, be a team player and have a willingness to learn continuously. This interactive role must engage with various departments and clients. The client has established a PMO and they have 7 projects in Africa.



  • Ability to guide project design teams and junior staff on designs and layouts
  • Prepare plans, designs and calculations for construction projects or studies
  • Prepare technical specifications for equipment procurement and installation
  • Contribute to the delivery of multidiscipline engineering design by liaising with other disciplines to coordinate technical information
  • Prior experience working with an engineering consulting firm, equipment vendors or mining companies on mining or mineral processing projects
  • Develop, supervise, monitor and review the mechanical engineering standards and procedures forming part of mining operations at the mine
  • Supervise the installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair of mechanical plant and installations at the mine
  • Provide technical input and participate in developing condition and performance monitoring systems for critical equipment
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve plant reliability and reduce maintenance expenditure
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • Acquire and retain in-depth knowledge of production processes and equipment, workflow, stock management and new and existing product ranges


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical engineering degree graduate or Bachelor of Science in Engineering with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant statutory regulations and standards
  • Experienced project management in accordance with Project Management Body of Knowledge will be highly regarded
  • Good research and data gathering / analysis skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Financial and business acumen
  • The ability to cope under pressure


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role
  • 30% – 40% travel to sites (Roughly 3 weeks every 2 months)


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Mark Huber

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

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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