Mar 05, 2021

Project Engineer: Control and Instrumentation

  • Anglo American Platinum
  • Kathu, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Reference Id: REF8223I

Company Description:
We are currently looking for a Project Engineer – Control and Instrumentation for our +43% Fe Projectto lead and coordinate the Control and Instrumentation engineering effort to meet Kumba and Anglo-American standards, specifications and procedures throughout the execution lifecycle

This is a Fixed Term Contract Position

You’re not just managing process. You’re realising potential.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description:
Join us on our +43% FeProjectat Sishen Mine as a Project Engineer: Control and Instrumentation where you will be responsible for the following:

Coordinating and integrating the industrial automation software development and successful deployment within an operating process plant
Leading and Coordinating the interface with Anglo and Kumba Industrial Information Technology (IIT) Stakeholders
Maintaining discipline alignment with Principal Engineers, Sishen Specialist Discipline Engineers and Section Engineering Managers
Supporting successful project delivery within cost, schedule and quality baselines;
Assuring that all fabrication and construction quality standards are met;
Enhancing and maintain integration and teamwork between the various technical disciplines and appointed engineering consultants
Developing and implementing project designs from detail engineering to commissioning phase and handover
Effectively apply engineering process methodology and enforce project standards
Participate in implementation of appropriate quality management systems to ensure delivery of high-quality projects
Initiating, designing and developing new processes/practices and procedures to enhance project outcome
Recognizing as a technical authority pertaining to discipline specific problems
Proactively and independently identifies and solves problems – consults others about solutions to more complex or multidisciplinary technical issues
Accountable for reaching deadlines within scope of assignment
This role is in the Growth Projects Department on a Band 6 and will be reporting to the Engineering Manager on the Project


You will need to have the following Qualifications:

Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
In depth experience in the following (5-7 years Experience):

Mining Project Development, Execution, Commissioning and Handover;
Leading and Coordinating Control and Instrumentation Detail Engineering, Construction and Commissioning
Proven track record in managing the successful delivery of the Control and Engineering discipline forming part of a major project
Industrial Automation and communication equipment, architecture and software development
Deployment of new industrial automation technology within operating plants
Detail design development tools and advancements in the control and instrumentation engineering environment
Project Collaboration and Document Control Software (Aconex)
MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
Additional information:
What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

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