Petra Diamonds: General Engineering Superintendent

Posted on :

24 Sep, 2013

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Mining Jobs in South Africa

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is situated in the town of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The mine consists of 3
conventional slushier drift block cave mines.
Job Grade: D1
Reference Nr: KUMJV033

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants who will be responsible to effectively
lead and manage the mechanical engineering function of underground mines and process plants; ensuring full
compliance with all relevant legislation and strategic business plans.


Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Manage large multi-disciplinary teams
 Enforce engineering standards and maintenance
 Support business units and liaise with stake holders
 Prepare and manage budgets
 Ensure performance of teams
 Ensure compliance to Legislation


Minimum Requirements:
 Valid Trade Test certificate as Fitter and Turner
 Minimum N4 qualification in Mechanical Engineering
 Valid drivers’ license
 8 years’ experience in underground mines, vertical shafts, winders and ancillary equipment
 5 years’ experience as a foreman
 Construction, equipment installation and maintenance experience
 DMS Plant, washing and screening plant experience


Other Skills/Competencies:
 Must be able to apply RCA, RCM, ROI and NPV to align OEE with the strategic business plan
 Must be performance driven, analytical and a motivator with strong assertive management skills
 Ability to plan, organize and prioritize

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the
designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile
testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed
candidate s will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned
criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kimberley (proof of residence
may be requested).


How to Apply

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please complete an Internal Application Form, signed and approved by your Line
Manager and General/Mine Manager and attach it to your CV when applying.
Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to, fax 086 659 1334 on or before 27 September 2013.

Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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