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  • Posted: May 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • One day, transit will be truly rapid. One day, alternative energy will no longer be the alternative. One day, we will look beyond earth for valuable minerals. With an engineering partner who delivers more innovative solutions, that day will come sooner. Throughout our storied history, we’ve embraced our clients’ visions as our own. We’ve ch...
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    Engineering Manager

    The Engineering Manager is responsible for engineering systems and the delivery of all technical deliverables to achieve the project objectives within the specified timeframe and budget. The Engineering Manager reports to the Project Manager and provides ultimate direction to Area Engineers and Discipline Engineers on engineering related matters.

    Key Responsibilities

    As the successful candidate you will have:

    • Contribute to the development of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) together with the project leadership team (including procurement, project controls, construction, and commissioning), and allocate roles and responsibilities.
    • Ensure the scope of work is developed and an effective change management system is in place.
    • Develop the engineering budget to meet the scope and execution plan for the project.
    • Develop the engineering work packages (EWPs) for all deliverables and time-based functions.
    • Develop an achievable engineering schedule to meet project requirements using the EWPs.
    • Develop the engineering manpower plan to meet the engineering schedule with the Project Manager.
    • Review and approve the project’s facility description document which describes the scope of the facilities.
    • Provide input into the project monthly report with respect to design progress, cost and issues of concern and recommend changes if required to achieve overall objectives.
    • Coordinate with Procurement, Construction and Commissioning personnel early in the design effort to obtain their input and conduct any necessary reviews.
    • Make contact with client management at key points throughout project to ensure that engineering deliverables are meeting client requirements.
    • Regularly review and appraise the structure of the engineering project team in terms of its ability to meet short- and long-term objectives, and institute appropriate changes.
    • Ensure that training is planned, budgeted and implemented for resources assigned to the project.
    • Assume responsibility for the engineering administrative function, directing Area Engineers, Discipline Engineers and other groups engaged in inter-related engineering responsibilities.
    • Direct and review the engineering activities to ensure that work quality is satisfactory and appropriate technical personnel development programs are conducted.
    • Raise safety awareness and ensure the design for safety principles are applied to the project.
    • Ensure engineering risk assessments and HAZOPs are carried out and all identified issues are addressed.
    • Arrange and facilitate design reviews and participate as required in engineering, management and construction reviews.
    • Coordinate quality audit verifications to ensure compliance with all relevant engineering standards and internal procedures for all design activities. Instigate corrective actions as required.
    • Cooperate with the Global Engineering practice of other Regions as directed on matters involving sharing of available expertise.

    Qualifications And Experience

    • BSc/BEng degree in an engineering discipline.
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer with ECSA.
    • Typically 15 years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary environment on major projects with specific focus on mining and processing.
    • Typically 5 years’ experience in managing design engineering teams working on major projects.
    • An extensive technical knowledge of engineering systems, design, applications of engineering processes and materials, and engineering applications of current engineering technologies.
    • General knowledge of industry, regulatory standards and design criteria in engineering disciplines.
    • Ability to plan, coordinate and organise at an advanced level.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of project planning, controls and understanding of multi-discipline interdependencies.
    • Knowledge of drawing production and document control methodologies.
    • Knowledge of progress assessment and measurement and engineering control strategies.
    • Ability to adapt to constant change and accommodate high pressure situations to support the team in meeting project objectives.
    • An extensive knowledge of administrative practices and strong communication skills across all levels including client representatives.
    • Ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders involved in the project (including internal and external clients).
    • A high degree of understanding of procurement and contracting, construction and commissioning methodologies as related to the discipline.
    • Ability to handle complex problem-solving tasks, applying appropriate analysis and consideration of high level technical detail.

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