Project Engineer Vacancy: Afrox SA

Posted on :

7 May, 2012

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Vacancies South Africa

A vacancy exists for a Project Engineer based at Epping, Cape Town, reporting to the CES Regional Manager. This position is responsible for managing projects and will be accountable for their delivery on time, within budget and to the agreed scope of work.

The successful candidate should be in possession of a tertiary technical qualification BSc. Engineering, alternatively a Higher National Diploma. Relevant experience required includes plant operation and maintenance, contract negotiation, project management and a sound understanding of the ergonomics of facilities. Further requirements include strong instrumentation and PC skills, an understanding of project accounting procedures and the importance of recoveries. The ability to manage difficult and large projects as well as small, fast paced engagements would be required with a strong deadline orientation. Critical competencies required include strategic thinking, personal development, decision making & execution and negotiation & conflict resolution.

Job Specification…

A vacancy exists for a Project Engineer based at Epping, Cape Town, reporting to the CES Regional Manager. This position is responsible for managing projects and will be accountable for their delivery on time, within budget and to the agreed scope of work. The focus will encompass scope definition and costing, negotiation of supply contracts, design completion, installation, commissioning and hand over.

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • managing activities in order that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to
  • the agreed scope of work
  • complying with all statutory and company requirements and regulations in terms of engineering practice, operation & safety
  • developing project plans to identify resources, time lines and budgets
  • managing, planning, designing and implementation of projects during the entire life cycle from
  • conceptualisation to hand-over
  • negotiating contracts for the supply of labour, services and capital equipment ensuring adequate risk cover
  • ensuring technology applied to projects is best suited to the requirements of the
  • specific project, customer and Afrox

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