Project Engineer

Sandton Permanent
  • Project Engineer - Mining
  • Project Engineer - Mining

About Our Client

Our Client is a provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.

They are seeking a Project Engineer with relevant mining exposure and international experience.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects.
  • Prepare Estimates, Specifications review and Capital Management.
  • Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements and represent them in the field.
  • Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel's performance) and report regularly on project status.
  • Prepare and provide punch listing and make follow-up on projects close-out.
  • Assist PM to make sure the project is 100% closed out with Accounting.
  • Assign responsibilities and coach project team.
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants, to provide assistance and technical support where necessary.
  • Review engineering deliverables according to agreed SCOPE and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management- Communicate clearly and objectively.


  • Estimating-various Class estimates
  • Scope preparations, Design Specifications reviews
  • EP/Capital Applications and Management
  • Change Management understanding and implementation
  • Strict adherence to time lines and project plans
  • Conduct Project close-out and postmortems
  • Customer relations
  • Good Communication skills
  • Technical Report writing and Presentation

Role Dimensions:

  • Africa Sub Region
  • Engineering and Construction Project-Fixed and Mobile Plant.
  • Size of Projects: Single projects up to A$10.0 Million.

The Successful Applicant

Critical Experience and Qualifications:

  • BSc Degree in construction management/Mechanical engineering or relevant field.
  • 5 Years of experience in a similar or related role
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of construction field and/or Chemical Industry.
  • Ability to work in an office environment as well as in the field as requested.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products including MS Projects.
  • Prior experience in construction or relative field preferred.
  • Proven track record working with people, teams and projects.
  • Ability to work independently, within a team and in a diverse workforce.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Possess unquestioned reputation for integrity, ethics, personal values and solid character
  • Builds the trust of others both internally and externally
  • Demonstrate innate business intellect, achievement orientation and competitive spirit
  • Exudes confidence, yet be without strong ego needs; is self-aware and open to feedback
  • Show courage to make decisions, yet is patient to make the right ones
  • Model resilience and flexibility; adapts well to new circumstances and adversity
  • Demonstrate a bias to working in a team oriented fashion, supporting others success

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Salary.
  • exciting project engagements around Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • International exposure
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