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Reference Number: 974-0304LH

Job Description:

Our client who is currently undertaking exciting projects at their mine site in West Africa, is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their team for the underground construction works.


  • Safe delivery of the design, implementation and execution of major underground projects.
  • Overseeing underground construction activities.
  • Ensure that engineering safety, design and quality standards are adhered to.
  • Assist in establishing the Mechanical Engineering team for the underground section.
  • Overseeing the installation of automated control and monitoring systems.
  • Develop and execute commissioning plan.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates with a strong focus on skills transfer.
  • Contract management.

Requirements:Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10 years’ minimum experience in underground construction projects within the mining industry.
  • Experience in the upgrading or constructing of shafts, headgear, loading facilities, dewatering systems, ventilation systems, winder systems etc.
  • Well-versed in design aspects for shafts and related plant and equipment.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design in processing plants.
  • Computer literate in MS Office, Project and Access.
  • AutoCAD experience advantageous.
  • Safety training advantageous.
  • Well-versed in mentoring and training, with a focus on skills transfer.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • 2 year renewable contract.