South Africa


Company Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd
Reference # ENGINEER
Published 20/11/2020
Contract Type Contract
6 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Mpumalanga area, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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 Engineering
Industries Mining
Determine standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance, inspecting plant and machinery to ensure optimum performance. Directing the maintenance of plant, buildings and equipment, scheduling and planning production activities.

Optimal Plant and Equipment Performance

Schedule of services and ensure all the paper work is in order.

Co-ordinate the inspection lists and delegate daily duties to the Plant Foreman.

Co-ordinate the daily duties of the service supervisors. Monitor equipment availabilities on a daily basis.

Follow up on breakdowns as a matter of urgency.

Minimise downtime and treat with sense of urgency.

Job planning on a daily basis.

Plant Administration Function

Ensure that history files are updated daily on engineering system.

Check and sign all service / job cards on a daily basis.

Stores and Stock Control

Monitor, sign and check all stores issued.

Incorrect issues to be returned to store.

Issue a maintenance and service schedule to procurement on weekly for preparation and to ensure tools, spares availability.

Ensure Compliance to SHEQ policies, procedures, standards and applicable legislation

Comply with all SHEQ standards.

Ensure that all staff is trained and informed of and adhere to safety, health, environment and quality standards and procedures.

Ensure compliance with all PPE requirements.

Constantly inspect the work done to ensure that jobs are completed in line with client and quality requirements.

Engineering HR Function

Chair all relevant disciplinary actions.

Ensure skills training and development of employees.

Motivate employees and create pride with regards to their work.

Conduct performance management of subordinates and sub-contractors.

Ensure career development of subordinates to their full potential.

Control staff and quality of work at all times.

Total Quality of the Maintenance Function

Liaise with plant foreman and on a daily basis.

Liaise on a daily basis with the Process Manager to discuss breakdowns, availability, budget, authorization and any other matter of mutual interest.

Conduct daily and weekly meetings with staff to discuss and review maintenance procedures, plan maintenance and repairs, review repair costs against the budget, attend to any complaints from the client and review the quality procedures.

Follow up on breakdowns as a matter of urgency.


Diploma, Bsc/ B-Tech Engineering Electrical or Mechanical

Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) in Mining


5 years in a Section Engineer position, carrying a legal appointment in a Plant or Mine Environment


Technical Knowledge of Coal Processing plant and equipment

Relationship building

Ability to drive innovation

Planning and organising for achievement of business goals

Ability to coach all levels of personnel for sustainable high performance

Plant / Engineering financial and accounting skills

Computer Literate
Job Closing Date 27/11/2020
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