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Piping Engineer (Water OR Power) (Zinc / Greenfields / Infrastructure / Project Engineer) – Southern Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Mechanical Engineer Jobs, Plumbers/Piping Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs
South Africa
South Africa All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:


Job Description:
Our client, a leading international metals and minerals company is currently working on key projects in Southern Africa. This will include a large open pit mine, a large processing plant as well as its associated infrastructure.
The Project Engineer (Water & Piping) will provide direct output and support to Project Manager (Utilities) and will work with the Project Technical Office to assist in formulating the framework for all discipline specific designs and work related to the project. The successful incumbent will manage all related Water & Piping project execution work by providing technical and functional leadership that will ensure effective implementation of the project within the required scope, budget and time frames.

  • Obtaining all necessary permits and licenses where applicable or requested.
  • Providing direction and control to all relevant project members, as well as Contractors/EPC parties involved in Water & Piping streams
  • Working closely with EPC contractors to ensure timeous and efficient delivery.
  • Providing direction to and managing a diverse portfolio of contractors and Water & Piping professionals
  • Contribute to the review of EPC designs to ensure design standards are applied
  • Monitoring and assessing computer simulations and advising relevant project members accordingly
  • Overseeing the development of discipline control philosophy and functional specifications
  • Inspecting and reviewing project performance to monitor compliance.
  • Ensuring contract close-out, extension or renewal for contractors working in the Water & Piping stream
  • Monitor and guide the Water & Piping stream by anticipating current and future risks and mitigating these. Investigating circumstances and causes of incidents appropriately and monitoring the necessary steps to prevent a reoccurrences have been followed

Requirements / Qualifications:  

  • Degree or diploma in Civil / Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Post graduate qualification in Financial and/or Project Management is preferred
  • Professional registration with recognized body/institution is an advantage (Pr.CM qualification is preferred)
  • At least  5-8  years large project mining experience is required
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in project engineering in same or related industry/discipline
  • 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 regulations
  • Experience in relevant stakeholder engagement
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans is required
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software

 Contract Position:

  • 2- 3 year contract
  • Housing will be provided


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