Plant Engineer (Gold Plant / Process Plant / Maintenance / Mechanical / Electrical / Engineering) – South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 months ago

Reference No. 430-3010LH

Reference Number: 430-3010LH


Job Description:

Our client is seeking a degree qualified Plant Engineer with a strong background in gold plant engineering maintenance to join their team on site in South Africa.



  • Overseeing asset management within the processing plant.
  • Ensuring engineering and legal standards are adhered to.
  • Work allocation and team management.
  • Ensure maximum plant availability through the integration of operations plants with engineering systems.
  • Providing technical support on engineering matters to minimize risk.
  • Drawing up of short, medium and long term maintenance plans and ensure that these are carried out efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitoring and analyzing of maintenance trends and variances and initiating improvement initiatives where required.
  • Planning and managing shutdowns.
  • Overseeing the preparation of project technical documents.
  • Identify areas for outsourcing of maintenance and provide recommendations.
  • Development and implementing quality plans and requirements.
  • Provide input into engineering design process and status.
  • Managing of construction and commissioning activities within area of responsibility.
  • Budgeting and cost control.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • GCC Mines and Works with 5 years’ experience as an appointed Engineer in gold processing plants preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in engineering maintenance within gold
  • Professional registration advantageous.
  • Well-versed in legal compliance.
  • Technical risk management experience.
  • Asset and project management experience.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Experience with budgeting and cost control.
  • Computer literate on MS Office.
  • Valid driver’s license.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at llaas [at] camining [dot] com


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Leanne Laas

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CA Mining


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