Pr. Eng Lead Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer (MBA, MEng, BEng) EPCM

Ref: 1199038

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: M.Eng Electrical, ECSA - Professional Engineer (Pr Eng), MBA (currently)
Annual Package Range: South African Rand – ZAR 2.1 mil - 2.5 mil, per annum
Total years experience: 16-20 Years

Control and Instrumentation Engineer

 

 

 

Seeks a position as Engineering Manager, Principal Engineer, Chief Engineer to lead a company group into the future creating sustainability, growth, value to shareholders and stakeholders internal and external, to create a social impact in the regions where we operate and ensure alignment on all levels that everyone strives towards the same vision and create an organisational culture where people want to work as part of an EVP to retain and attract the best talent.

With a strong engineering background and successful track record in delivering projects, he will add a strong value proposition making sure that projects are executed with the latest technologies and ensuring that project decisions are made ensuring asset management that can create stakeholder value and business optimizations.

Company classification: EPC / EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management)
Industry in: Mining – Metal ore, ferrous & non-ferrous
Highest formal qualification and other: M.Eng Electrical, ECSA – Professional Engineer (Pr Eng), MBA (currently)
Discipline: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Years of experience range: 16 to 20 years
Annual package range: South African Rand – ZAR 2.1 mil – 2.5 mil, per annum
Nationality: South African
Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Caucasian/White
Candidate location: South Africa
Location preference: I am open to positions nationally and internationally.

Current / most recent job title? Senior Electrical Engineer

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Leading a project team of E, C and I Engineers to complete the E, C and I works on EPCM contracts in the minerals and mining industry.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Contract management
Project management
Leadership
Engineering
Effective Communication
Writing of technical specifications and design criteria.
Design work regarding the distribution network, infrastructure, automation and protection schemes of mines from High Voltage/ Medium Voltage Switchyards and downstream to MCC, PLC and network level.
Taking projects through from Feasibility Study stage, a compilation of budgets and scope and taking it through into execution and commissioning up to handover to the client teams.
Contract and project management.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am a professional engineer with a strong business acumen giving great attention to detail, believing in my technical and business capabilities, creating solutions for an owner’s team that is functional, reliable and safe. I am proud of the projects that I deliver as it also creates job opportunities for the communities in the region and creates social upliftment.

4. Ideal business title: 

Engineering Manager
Principal Engineer
Chief Engineer

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Setting the strategic vision of a business.
Leading a company group into the future creating sustainability, growth, value to shareholders and stakeholders internal and external.
While leading a group creates a social impact in the regions where we operate.
Ensure alignment on all levels that everyone strives towards the same vision.
Create an organisational culture where people want to work as part of an EVP to retain and attract the best talent.

6. Skill area of competence:

Project management, contract management, leadership, electrical engineering, power systems design, construction management, commissioning of systems from medium voltages distribution systems, down to Motor Control Centre and network level, building professional relationships, teamwork, team management/ alignment.

7. Career summary:

As Senior Electrical Engineer working mainly on large EPCM type contracts in the mining and minerals sector.
13 years – lead engineer on the project.
Sectors in which I was involved in this time period include coal, copper, gold, platinum, iron ore and power generation.

My total mining and minerals experience adds up to 15 years, I started as an Engineer in Training in 2005 and worked in this environment for 18 months where after I worked as an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer for 11 months before joining my current company in 2007 as an Assistant Electrical Project Engineer.

8. What do you absolutely love doing?

Creating value for my clients in providing them with fit-for-purpose solutions that meet their expectations/ requirements and through a good track record building an industry name for myself and building a professional network.

9. Ideal company (culture and values):

A company with a resource-based view, valuing employees and realizing that their competitive advantage lies in their people hence investing in their people. A company that is a leader in innovation, causing disruptions in markets where it operates. A company that puts clients, internal and external first with excellent service delivery to retain and win clients. A company in an engineering field, can be consultancy or operations based.

If you are looking for a professional engineer with experience in large EPCM projects for large mining companies, with skills to build a professional relationship with clients, contractors and project teams, then do get in touch. 

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