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TECHNICAL ENGINEER

Company FRASER ALEXANDER
Reference # TECHNICAL ENGINEER
Published 20/03/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Edenvale, Gauteng, 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.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
Job Functions Technical
Industries Mining
Specification
The position exists to provide technical support primarily to the FA Tailings operational division with the core function being to monitor and manage technical risk exposure. Technical support is provided to the other FA operational divisions as and when needed.


Operational

Provide mentoring, guidance and support to Technicians and Engineers working within the tailings operations.

Monitor and report on technical risks by means of ongoing technical audits.

Facilitate risk assessments on facilities with significant risk.

Develop and agree risk mitigation measures.

Provide assurance that data submissions are accurate.

Assess operational needs on an ongoing basis in terms of services provided, training and continuous improvement.

Undertake technical assessments of tailings operations including stability assessments, life assessments water balances etc.

Preparation of technical audit reports.

Undertake studies and designs related to the construction, development and closure of tailings facilities.


Optimisation

Ensure continuous improvement to optimize the effective functioning of the Technical risk unit.

Work closely with Operations on contracts to ensure that appropriate estimations have been made and accurate costings are submitted for project deliverables and performance in terms of technical input.

Deliver on the value proposition to FA Operations as per agreed scope of work.


SHEQ Management

Function within FA and Client SHEQ standards and procedures.

Suggest improvements and corrective actions where appropriate.
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc Eng (Civil), BTech (Geotechnical Engineering)

Candidate or registered Professional Engineers/Professional Technologists


EXPERIENCE

4-8 years applicable experience in tailings operational and technical


SKILLS, QUALITIES and ABILITIES REQUIRED

Strong technical skills including report writing.

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, Model Maker, Slide, AutoCAD, Slope W, Seep W, MS Projects).

Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

An ability to think creatively and to be innovative in approaching problem solving.

Good Project Management skills.

Excellent networking skills.

Good performance management and general skills.

Job Closing Date 03/04/2020
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