ENGINEERING PLANNER

Client FRASER ALEXANDER
Reference # ENGINEERING PLANNER
Published 09/05/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Mpumalanga area, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Introduction
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations including sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and South America.

We offer Tailings service, Mineral Processing and specialised construction and civil works to the mining and industrial client base.

Job Functions Engineering,Operations
Industries Mining
Specification
This role is responsible to develop the most appropriate method and sequence of shut down and turnaround activities, in conjunction with the Project Manager, in order to ensure the project is completed timely, safely, and on budget.


The incumbent will assume total responsibility for:
1.Planning and Schedule
•Schedules, plans and oversees the entire program of work

•Plans, organizes, and coordinates planning activities

•Selects the most appropriate techniques and logical sequence of activities to complete project scope

•Inputs the work breakdown structure information in means to assess an accurate forecast on time, resources and cash flow of the project


2.Technical Maintenance
•Maintains and updates stationary & rotating equipment technical records, prepares technical reports, helps in generating data for inputs to budgets, improvement in maintenance methods/procedures, equipment replacement, etc.

•Supervises training programs for new employees in his units.

•Ensures following of relevant fire & safety Attended & knowledge to work on Shutdown maintenance, Preventive maintenance, Corrective maintenance.


3.Engineering Administration
•Determines appropriate logistics solution in managing resources

•Sets up alerts for all important contractual and milestone dates

•Prepares cash flow, charts and histograms on planning projects

•Verifies critical path and interfaces between design/ engineering/ procurement / execution

•Monitors progress periodically and compares it with the baseline planning

•Updates the schedule based on inputs received from project team

•Prepares the monthly Progress reports

•Prepares the monthly Labor histograms

•Accumulates, collects and analyses data and information required for planning

Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
•Qualified artisan (red seal)

•B.E/B. Tech/BS in Mechanical engineering advantageous

•Strong familiarity with asset and project management software, such as Pragma Onkey and computer literate

•Interpersonal skill, ethical values and commitment to continual improvement


EXPERIENCE
•Minimum 6-8 years of experience in planning of shut down/maintenance and turnaround projects in mining & minerals sector



SKILLS, QUALITIES AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
•Strong negotiation skills

•Financial and budgeting control skills

•People management and motivational skills

•Mentoring and Coaching skills

•Good communication, conflict handling and interpersonal skills

•Good quality control skills

•Computer skills (MS Office)

•Strong problem solving and analytical skills

•Project Management skills

•Excellent networking skills

•Good performance management and general skills
Job Closing Date 31/05/2017
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