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Project Electrical Engineer (Process Plant / HV / Transmission / Distribution)

Our client is currently involved in constructing one of the biggest open-pit mines in South AfricCA Mining Mining Review Africaa.
The Project Electrical Engineer will be responsible for developing project plans and coordinating electrical technical activities during the construction and development of the mine, with a predominant focus on the processing plant.

  • Managing project related electrical activities for the process plant and related areas.
  • Developing project plans.
  • Ensure project activities are carried out according to schedule and budget.
  • Ensure clear and affective communication between all stakeholders.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure goals and objectives are met in a timeous manner.
  • Leading and mentoring subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with ECSA advantageous.
  • Post Graduate Financial or Project Management qualification advantageous.
  • 8 years minimum experience in the design and construction of large mining projects with a focus on processing plants, power distribution and infrastructure.
  • Experience in handling EPC contracts and completing projects on time and within budget.
  • Working knowledge of MHSA and South African environmental regulations.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans.
  • Ability to lead and mentor a large team of subordinates from a diverse cultural background.
  • Remote mine site experience advantageous.

Contractual information:

  • Relocation to the Northern Cape essential.
  • 2 year contract with possible renewal thereafter.
  • Housing provided.
  • Start date ASAP.