Snr Engineer: Mechanical

Mpumalanga, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Purpose of Job
The Senior Mechanical engineer is responsible for the oversight of the basic engineering work on the Alexanderproject, leading up to the execution of the project. The Senior Mechanical engineer will take responsibility for the oversight of the design and constructionmanagement of mechanical and coal handling infrastructure for the Alexander open cast mine project. This includes the planning process of project, budget preparation, review of safety requirements, identification andspecification of the requirements by other professionals and solicit expertise from various stakeholders. The Senior Mechanical engineer is also involved in the inspection of the completed project to ensure that allspecifications, codes and regulatory requirements have been satisfied and safety issues addressed
Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Capture, document and implement best practices.
Optimise mechanical engineering systems, tools and standards (own, local and international) for use in all maintenance repair and project activities.
Create, develop and update mechanical engineering systems, tools, specifications and standards.
Evaluate current mechanical engineering systems, identify weaknesses and provide corrective actions.
Develop fit for purpose technical solutions to restore pressure equipment integrity of aging plant.
Manage interfaces between other engineering disciplines, maintenance, projects and external technical community.
Perform detailed calculations to code requirements for new or service damaged equipment repairs, modifications and life extension studies.
Capture lessons learned in specifications, works instructions and procedures.
Advise on project execution strategies including contracting and selection of suppliers.
Ensure compliance with legal and safety requirements.
Ensure that deviation management is in place.
Identify deviations from legal requirements and develop corrective actions/solutions.
Ensure project success by adherence to cost, schedule and quality targets for project scope.
Ensure timely response to changes/technical queries.
Recommend mechanical engineering related concessions.
Develop advanced knowledge in defined fields of mechanical engineering.
Iinterpret and translate business requirements into an electrical engineering strategy to enable OME to safely meet production targets.
Translate OME project team strategy into team working model.
Manage and develop people in the team.
Facilitate knowledge sharing and innovation.
Ensure personal development plans are completed, implemented and tracked within applicable career path.
Notify/inform of changes in resourcing needs.
Be responsible for own as well as team’s performance management system.
Report on budget utilisation, forecasting and changes.
Ensure teams safety objectives and required training is completed.
Provide effective and high quality services to stakeholders.
Maintain sound relationships with contractors and consultants.
Ensure productive working relationships with all stakeholders.
Demonstrate maturity through influencing, negotiating, and emotional intelligence.
Operate successfully in a diverse (culture, roles, positions and levels, etc.) work environment.
Contribute to or lead COP.

Formal Education

University Bachelors Degree in Engineering: Mechanical

Min Experience

Experience: 8+ relevant years