Electrical Engineer – Mobile Equipment
Type of Job
31 July 2021, 22:00:00
About the job
The Electrical engineer – mobile equipment as part of the Maintenance department reports to the Head Mechanical engineer for mobile equipment
The Electrical engineer – mobile equipment as part of the Maintenance department will be responsible for but not limited to:
Following and acting in accordance with the policies, procedures and requirements from the corporate level
Following and participating in the implementation of international standards in accordance with requirements and decisions at the corporate level
Following legal and best practice requirements in the field of maintenance and engineering and acting exclusively in accordance with them
Conduct electrical and electronic system maintenance, repairs, servicing and installations on mining equipment and components
Carry out fault finding and trouble shoot breakdowns on electrical and electronic systems and components
Supervise, as required, a small team of maintenance technicians ( maximum of 5 people ) working on mobile mining equipment
Assist with the development and implementation of safety standards and actively promote adherence to the mine safety standards
Assist the mechanical team members with maintenance activities as and when required
Directly oversee and monitor electrical work standards, methods and procedures
Plan and coordinate maintenance activities with the key stakeholders
Advise on the spares and materials requirements for the maintenance department
Liaise and interact with the maintenance planning team and warehouse personnel for the acquisition and management of spare parts and materials
Be responsible for the efficient management of electrical and electronic spares parts, materials and tools for mobile equipment at the mine
Liaise and interact with service providers, equipment and spares vendors for the acquisition, realisation and management of services, equipment, spare parts and materials
Actively work toward reducing costs, minimizing waste and promoting efficiency in the maintenance department
Identifies maintenance and engineering risks and manages or escalates them as appropriate
Assist with the development, implementation and upkeep of SOP’s ( Safe Operating procedures )
Actively contribute to the formation of maintenance plans and schedules
Participation in maintenance and production meetings as required at the SASA mine
Contribute to the development of maintenance strategies, guidelines, instructions and procedures for maintenance and inspection activities
Participate in and conduct training for maintenance processes, procedures and practices as required
Preparation of reports for the maintenance department as required
Meeting the general requirements of ISO 14001 standard, its operation, maintenance and continuous improvement
To respect the Sustainability Policy of Central Asia Metals (CAML) and its subsidiaries
In the absence of the Head Mechanical engineer for mobile equipment, may be required to assume their accountabilities and responsibilities
Performs other activities within their professional training – qualifications and skill set as required by order of the Maintenance Manager, work tasks in the interest of safety and production, including work tasks arising from the requirements at the corporate level
Focus on electrical maintenance management – sound knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures, knowledge of and experience with maintenance and engineering standards and work management. Read and interpret hydraulic and electrical schematics
Supervision of personnel and contractors – Manage their activities, time and priorities
Ethics and Values - Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance.
Problem Solving – Logical and methodical approach to their work, looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
Integrity, Trust and Confidentiality - Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
Functional/Technical Skills - Possesses the technical skills to be effective in the job, pay attention to detail. Has the skills and experience to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
Composure - Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence.
Organizing- Able to use all available resources efficiently and effectively. Set priorities, develop work schedules, manage time, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities. Manage oneself and technicians effectively.
Process Management - Understands and uses an efficient workflow to get more out of fewer resources.
Innovation Management - Able to cultivate and foster a culture of continuous improvement in the workforce.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
BSc – in Electrical or Electronic engineering is essential
Minimum of 3 years work experience in the field of electrical, electronic and / or control systems maintenance
Supervisory experience is highly desirable
Information technology, software or instrumentation qualifications would be highly regarded
Experience with low voltage electrical control systems and PLC programming and fault finding is highly desirable
High level of computer literacy – excellent skills in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), AutoCAD and other related programs
Previous experience with modern mobile industrial equipment is highly desirable
Well developed verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact at all levels with the mine, maintenance and management teams
Previous work experience in mining or other heavy industries is highly regarded
Previous work experience in an underground mine is desirable
Strong planning and execution skills
English language skills are desirable