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Job Description: CA Mining Mining Review Africa

The Project Engineer (Flotation/Dewatering) will provide direct output and support to the Project Manager Flotation/Dewatering. The successful incumbent will work as Engineer on all related Flotation/Dewatering project execution work by providing technical and functional leadership that will ensure effective implementation of the project within the required scope, budget and timeframes


  • Implementing the Flotation/Dewatering stream within scope, time and budget.
  • Working closely with EPC contractors to ensure timeous and efficient delivery and ensuring optimisation of process design and selection of processing route
  • Monitoring and controlling the development of Process flow diagrams, mass balances as well as piping and instrumentation diagrams
  • Monitoring and assessing computer simulations and advising relevant project members accordingly
  • Defining the metallurgical test work strategy
  • Optimizing the selection of equipment as part of the design
  • Effectively managing EPC interfaces and deliverables
  • Developing the objectives/programme of work for the Flotation/Dewatering stream and assigning individual responsibilities to ensure the completion of each job/contract within the required timeline, budget and agreed specifications
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing the flotation/dewatering policies and COP’s, make recommendations and implement new policies and procedures as required.
  • Investigating circumstances and causes of incidents appropriately and monitoring the necessary steps to prevent reoccurrences
  • Monitoring all flotation/dewatering designs and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Identifying safety risks across the Flotation/Dewatering stream and escalating issues and safety risks that impact other areas of the project.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Tertiary qualification in Extractive Metallurgy , Process Engineering or Chemical Engineering from a recognised institution
  • Professional registration with recognized body/institution is an advantage
  • At least 5- 8 years large project mining experience is required
  • 2- 5 years industry experience with exposure to ideally both operational and technical environments
  • Sound knowledge of extractive metallurgical processes and design principles
  • Experience gained in any previous technical optimisation and/or design roles would be advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience in bringing large projects in on time and budget and within scope.
  • Greenfield project experience is an advantage
  • Working knowledge of MHSA
  • Working knowledge of relevant South African environmental regulation

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Market related Salary package
  • 2- 3 year contract
  • Northern Cape based and housing will be provided