Project EngineerMechanical

City of Tshwane, Gauteng 16 October

AtripleA Recruitment & Temps

  • Description

    Project Engineer Mechanical

    Industry: Glass

    Location: Springs

    Salary: Market Related

    Our client is the only manufacturer of float glass in South Africa and is situated in Springs, Gauteng. And a challenging position exists in the Engineering Department for a Project Engineer (Mechanical).

    Key Accountabilities and Attributes:

    - Primary function is to execute projects as identified and required by the user/production:

    - Project initiation Processes include: feasibility studies, writing specifications, justifications, Capital expenditure and extra ordinary expenditure approvals,
    - Designing, problem identification and creative problem solving skills are required.

    - Issue and adjudicate tender documents,

    - Facilitate equipment selection, get quotes and liaise with contractors and suppliers

    - Draw up budgets and project plans.

    - Compile and manage contracts (FIDIC, JBC, NEC).

    - Contractors to be managed to ensure work is executed safe and in accordance with the requirements of the OHS-act.
    - Ensure contracts and projects are executed on time and in budget.
    - Ensure that relevant notifications, applications and communication procedures are followed to all relevant internal and external departments and as required by Law and local By-laws.

    - Compile quality control and quality assurance procedures and ensure they are followed. These to include project risk assessments.

    - Run project and contractor co-ordination meetings.

    - Proper commissioning and acceptance procedures to be implemented.
    - Ensure project documents, drawings and COC�s are signed off and filed, training is done and equipment is handed over to the operations with SOP�s, risk assessments and any other relevant documents such as MSDS's.
    - Ensure that maintenance requirements and procedures are entered into the PM system and�� scheduled for execution. Ensure that required spares are in stock.

    - Generate monthly reports on all areas of responsibility.

    Plant Maintenance functions and operational functions:

    - Site maintenance responsibilities that fall under the project department include:

    o Buildings, roofing, floors,

    o Roads, storm water,

    o Fences,

    o Externals services such as water supply, sewage, natural gas supply

    o Power supply and lighting.

    - Do regular inspections and ensure PM-schedules are in place, executed and optimised.

    - Assist the maintenance department with maintenance work during shutdowns, breakups, where major repairs are done or are required from time to time.

    - Conduct research to solve practical engineering problems and to improve efficiency.

    - Do standby as required.

    - Provide support to the business� to ensure that plant operations meet environmental and safety protocols in a cost-effective manner


    - BSc Degree in Engineering (Mechanical)

    - A Government Certificate of Competency is optional but candidate must be working towards obtaining it.

    - At least 2 to 4 years� experience in a continuous process operation, preferably a glass making environment.


    - Be an aspiring manager and be able to lead and motivate people.

    - Should be a skilled project manager, know project execution principles, and be able to plan multiple contractors and activities.

    - Be able to work with contractors.

    - Have experience in implementing and ensuring OHS-Act requirements are adhered to.

    - Should have some experience with hands-on maintenance of machinery in a production environment.

    - Have a working knowledge of civil, electrical and control engineering.
    - Demonstrate a high level of problem solving skills.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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