We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer who would like to join world leading Engineering team on a large scale mining project.
The company offers very competitive expat salary and attractive benefits including free accommodation and travel allowance.
If this job looks ideal for you, please apply.
DIMENSIONS OF THE POSITION :
This is an expatriate engineering / technical position
This person will provide electrical engineering support / direction to the Pre-Commissioning Mechanical Team
The Pre-Commissioning Mechanical Engineer reports to the Pre-Commissioning Manager and will provide technical expertise in Mechanical Engineering.
JOB DUTIES :
Ensure that all activities comply with the Project health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
Manage the Mechanical Engineering function of the Pre-Commissioning Team on behalf of the Pre-Commissioning Manager.
Manage all vendor mechanical checks listed in the OEM's and identify those that are required during commissioning, ensuring that these tests or test conditions are complied with.
Liaise with the principle Contractor to ensure that all equipment Lubrication Schedules have been adhered to before the commencement of commissioning in that Area, or on specific equipment being commissioned.
Manage the Mechanical Team reviews of Construction C0 Test Packs to ensure that equipment is ready for rotational checks and load testing.
Manage all bearing Temperature and Vibration Testing Checks and records, required by the Pre-Commissioning Team during C-1 and C-2 activities.
Utilize team extracted from the Contractor's mechanical support team who are tasked to perform these duties.
Liaise with the Electrical and Process Engineers to formulate 2 week look ahead schedules for workload, so that the Contractor can provide sufficient support staff for C-1 bearing and gearbox monitoring.
Assemble and manage a Contractor Teams Mod squad activities on a day to day basis in order to close out deficiencies, remove and replace guards as required, do motor and shaft alignments and replace and tension belts as required.
Manage the Mechanical Commissioning of the Crushing and Material Handling Systems, Gearbox Driven Drives, Thickener Mechanisms, hydraulic systems, compressor systems and any other mechanical equipment deemed technically challenging.
Utilize Electrical and Process personnel to assist you whenever needed.
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE :
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in construction management, with an emphasis on mechanical and piping disciplines.
Experience in the construction of mining process facilities.
Runs mod squads and has practical mechanical capabilities.
University degree in a related field.
Strong working knowledge of construction planning, construction methods, productivity analysis, quality assurance and HSE procedures in mechanical field.
International and / or multicultural experience.
Provide mentoring to national staff.
Demonstrated skills with the use of specific proprietary software packages relevant to Engineering disciplines.
Languages : English language essential.