Automation Engineer

As an Automation Engineer, you will be responsible to implement and integrate underground safety, mining automation, telecommunication and operations management systems and have oversight of the integrity of such systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performance of the Automation Engineer will be evaluated against the following KRAs:
  • Ensure that legal, safety, environmental and hygiene standards are complied with and maintained.
  • Interpret organizational requirements for the section, to compile and develop a risk log with appropriate mitigation solutions.
  • Implement policies and develop procedures to ensure adherence to Engineering and Operational standards.
  • Allocate and manage the utilization of financial resources and value add to optimize engineering
  • Availability and life cycle management of equipment.
  • Manage and coordinate teams and resources to execute maintenance and operational plans.
  • Direct the development, motivation and utilization of human resources for the section.
  • Ensure a competent knowledge base for continued success within the area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate the development, management and enhancement of maintenance strategies and plans.
  • Develop appropriate engineering maintenance and project systems to support the strategic plans.

Key Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate, or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification.
  • Minimum 7 years’ work experience in the engineering or mining industry of which 3 years must have been in a management capacity
  • 5 years’ practical experience at the system management level of the installation and integration of underground TMM mining automation systems
  • Project management experience
  • Bachelor’s or BTech degree or National Diploma in a discipline relevant to Mining Automation (Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronics Engineering)
  • Government Certificate of Competence (GCC – Mines and Work (Electrical or Mechanical) will be advantageous
  • Professional registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Professional Engineer or Engineering
  • Technologist will be advantageous

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to mining@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to contact or connect with either Danielle Gardiner (021 180 0846), Khanyisa Skosana (021 180 0850), Menina Campher (021 551 8638) or Stefnie Bestbier (021 180 0848).

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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