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SECTION ENGINEER (MINING) - 369772
SECTION ENGINEER (MINING)
Engineering / Mining / Industrial
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Reporting to the Divisional Engineer, this role will manage and coordinate the section to ensure safe installation, proper operation, running and maintenance for optimum availability at the lowest cost according to operational requirements, organisational objectives and sound engineering practice.
Duties & Responsibilities
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Manage and coordinate the section to ensure safe installation, proper operation, running and maintenance for optimum availability at the lowest cost according to operational requirements, organisational objectives and sound engineering practice.
Responsible for the planning and organising of resources to obtain production targets.
Provide Engineering expertise and skills to the operation; advising on Engineering solutions to enhance or ensure the effectiveness of the operation.
Plan and coordinate major shutdowns with internal and external clients to ensure the timeous allocation of resources.
Coordinate the design of new equipment and ensure integration with the application of existing technology and resources.
Responsible for risk evaluation and alleviation within design of systems, equipment and products (Technical and HSEQ).
Responsible for the execution of discipline design (systems, equipment and products) through to documentation and data pack management.
Responsible to perform fault-finding via drawings for effective equipment availability.
Responsible as a Regulation 22.214.171.124 legal appointee for underground workings.
Ensure compliance to Statutory requirements and Mine Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
Aligned to Group and consistent application of all Engineering Policies across the operations.
Ensure that the Engineering Function's policies, procedures and methodologies are aligned to continuously improve the effectiveness of support to the relevant stakeholders.
Ensure compliance to asset and maintenance management policies.
Ensure that all Engineering reporting is aligned with standards, guidelines and schedules. Monitor and evaluate performance against established strategies, frameworks, systems and programme, and identify and advise on opportunities for improvement to provide assurance to the Engineering Management.
Analyse and interpret maintenance trends and variances and initiate change.
Develop, implement and ensure compliance to engineering standards and specifications.
Improve maintenance practices to increase availabilities and margins.
Ensure capacity and bench strength of functional talent pool by coordinating, directing and leading Engineering talent in area of responsibility.
Engagement & Communication: Engage internal and external stakeholders on Engineering related matters, and support the operation on Engineering related engagement.
Engagement & Communication: Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective / sound communication system within the operation.
Participate in a sustainable process to identify, assess and rank Engineering risk as these relate to the operation, in order to promote an Engineering and risk-aware culture, ensure that any potential impact is understood, and facilitate effective decision making, Engineering risk mitigation and provide this as input into the ERM program.
Contribute to the identification, analysis and interpretation of Engineering risks within the operation and contribute to the design and implementing of strategies and systems to mitigate risk and to prevent and reduce loss of the operation's assets. Provide this as input into the ERM program.
Safety, Health and Environment: Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Vision and Values.
Requisite Management Leadership practices:
Managerial team working, context setting and planning;
Just-in-time and just-within-quality task assignment;
Personal effectiveness appraisal, coaching the reward and recognition review;
Mentoring, individual career development, selection;
Talent pool planning and development;
Cross-functional control and integration."
Drive organizational values that affect company’s relationship with its employees:
Work for everyone at a level consistent with their level of potential capability, values and interests.
Opportunities for work in line with individual growth.
Using requisite managerial leadership practices.
Clear articulation of accountability and authority to engender trust and confidence in all working relationships.
Managers-once-removed mentoring subordinates-once-removed on career development.
Articulation of long-term organizational vision through direct communication from the top.
Opportunities to participate in work development."
Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company's values and Code of Ethical Conduct.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Higher Diploma (NQF L7) in Electrical OR Mechanical Engineering OR Degree (B Tech, B Eng, BSc) Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
DMR Certificate GCC Mines and Works (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering)
Successful completion of GCC in a mining environment
Management Development Programme (MDP) or equivalent
Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate)
Valid driver’s license
1 year’s post GCC experience at Shaft & Winders
Know and understand responsibilities for legal appointment
Demonstrate knowledge regarding sound engineering principles and practices
Able to analyse maintenance trends and variances, identifying opportunities for improvement.
Have knowledge and skill in implementing preventative maintenance schedules.
Able to ensure that safety, health and environmental requirements are adhered to.
Know and understand continuous improvement methods and techniques