Specialist Engineer/Manager (Electrical) (Ref: SMSEM)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Engineering sector in East Rand - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 13 September 2017
Job Description:

International Engineering Concern supplying equipment to the Mining Industry seeks a Senior Electrical/Electronics Engineer (Manager) to take control of Research & Development of products, ensure compliance, trouble shoot, innovate and ensure all current and new products are operating as they should at all times.

Main job function

Ensure support and solutions of products and services are provided to internal and external parties

Research and Development: Current and new products

On-going improvement of products

Develop solutions and action plans to address any product issues

Ensure compliance with legal requirements and Standards (mining Industry)

Financial Budgeting and Management

Ensure costs allocated are controlled within prescribed budget

Ensure cost savings

Forecasting (financial)

Staff management

Degree in Electrical Engineering/light current (or Electronics)

Registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa

Valid Driver’s License

In depth understanding of relevant safety and mining legislation including

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Mine Health and Safety Act

Minerals act

Environmental legislation act

Basic understanding of Labour Relations Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act

Sound knowledge of Coal and Hard rock operations and processes in South Africa, Engineering Codes of practices, policies and procedures

In depth knowledge and understanding of technical engineering aspects such as SANS, MHSA, ICASA pertaining to PDS & CA systems and ISO standards

Flameproofing and Gas Testing knowledge

Aware of best practices and new technologies relating to engineering (including electronic engineering) principles and processes

Trouble shooting and fault finding

In depth knowledge of communication systems (Wi-Fi, VOIP, etc.), servers and networking (N+, Vlan, etc.) experience

Project Management

Financial Acumen

Knowledge and understanding of software development

PDS & CA (GPS, RF, Magnetic)

Quality Systems

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan