Rio Tinto: Plant Engineer x 2 Vacancies

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3 Oct, 2013

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Mining Jobs in South Africa

Reporting to the Manager: RMM, as the Engineer: Plant, you will provide total maintenance support, shutdown and planning services to designated plants and processes in order to ensure optimum asset availability and legal compliance.
–          Maintain and improve safety, health and environmental standards and practices
–          Approve and enforce engineering / process operating standards for legal compliance in accordance with the Mine Health & Safety Act and company policies & procedures and undertake total legal accountability for operational equipment
–          Develop, establish and apply the maintenance strategy to ensure optimal plant equipment performance, and implement asset performance measures in this regard
–          Manage the planning and execution of major annual as well as recurring monthly shutdowns by coordinating appropriate resources, conducting safety planning, and ensuring availability of spares within scheduled timeframes
–          Assess the content of shutdown plans in order to reduce unfavourable losses, without sacrificing equipment reliability and intrinsic value and integrity
–          Manage the execution of planned maintenance-related shutdown work in close co-operation with the relevant stakeholders in order to achieve the shortest job duration, safe working practices and high quality of maintenance work
–          Supervise and control the activities, standards of performance and behaviour of designated support staff and subordinates
–          Prepare and control the section and maintenance budgets by forecasting operating costs and monitoring expenditure of normal and abnormal costs on a monthly basis
–          Prepare and present reports as required, e.g. shutdown, failure and equipment reports
–          Perform fair and reasonable tasks related to the job and working environment, at the discretion of the Manager
–          Safe working practices
–          Operational efficiency and effectiveness to optimize performance
–          Maximum production and equipment availability
–          National Diploma or Degree in relevant engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical)
–          Government Certificate of Competency (GCC): Mines and Works
–          5 years experience in general engineering practices, preferably mining / smelting environment or heavy industrial engineering
–          Exposure to projects and reliability engineering and conveyors, crushing and screening equipment will be an advantage
–          Drivers License: EB (Code 08)
–          Computer literate: MS Office while SAP is preferred
–          Excellent organization and project management skills
–          Well-developed people management skills
–          Exceptional communication skills
–          Knowledge of RCM, PMO and Failure Analysis is preferred
  • REFERENCE: HR0066353
  • CONTRACT: Full-time
  • PRIMARY LOCATION:Richards Bay, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
How to Apply
Click here to apply for plant Engineer (Slag & Site Logistics)
Click here to apply for plant Engineer (CPA)
Closing date: 11 October 2013

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