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  • Posted: Jun 3, 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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    Engagement Manager

    As The Successful Candidate, You Will

    • Develop and nurture long-term client relationships
    • Manage advisory projects and project teams, leveraging expert resources from the rest of the company
    • Ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of projects, while providing quality assurance to ensure work is delivered to the highest possible standard
    • Develop and coach more junior colleagues from the Advisory practice
    • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity
    • Assist with the project risk evaluations and management processes, including start up planning activities, holding workshops, assessments, and developing business philosophy and operational strategy.

    You Bring To The Role

    • 8+ years of management consulting or relevant industry experience
    • Proven industry experience in mining, metals, energy or infrastructure
    • Solid functional knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Strategy, Transaction Support, Business Readiness & Transformation, Capital Productivity, Supply Chain, Asset & Maintenance Management, Organization Effectiveness, and Risk Management
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance or Business, or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience, an MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree is advantageous
    • Experience in managing and executing large-scale operational engagements
    • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and the ability to distill value during projects
    • Proven client relationship management and business development skills
    • Motivating and supportive leadership skills

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    Senior Software Engineer

    We are hiring software engineers who have an interest in using the latest development technologies to make an impact in heavy industry by delivering high impact applications and software to some of the biggest mining, infrastructure and energy companies in the world. In this role you will develop cutting edge solutions by integrating data, software and advanced systems to create a better world through positive change.  
    You will be challenged to deliver high quality software in an environment where mutual respect, integrity, and creativity is commonplace.  Individuals applying should be solutions-oriented with a can-do attitude, high energy, and willingness to act. We are looking for someone who with a proven track record of technical and delivery leadership in the delivery of high quality, value adding software solutions. 

    Requirements & Experience
    Only applicants with:

    • A relevant four year or three year Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Electronic/Software Engineering, or Computer Science will be considered 
    • 5 – 12 years of working experience as a software engineer will be considered

    Development skills can include a combination of:

    In depth knowledge of 

    • JavaScript Frameworks Libraries (ReactJS, Flutter, Angular, Knockout, Vue, etc.)
    • Working with JSON and XML
    • Working with databases - SQL(MySQL, PostgreSQL), Time-series DBs (InfluxDB) and NoSQL (MongoDB, Cosmos DB)
    • HTML/ CSS/ SCSS/ JavaScript
    • Source control
    • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

    Working knowledge of

    • C#/.NET /ASP.NET
    • Setting up Cloud Services Storage Accounts, API apps, WEB apps, API management services, cloud functions, Logic Apps
    • Building RESTful APIs 
    • Setting up and maintaining Kubernetes clusters
    • Application security (SSL/TLS, key vault)
    • While, successful candidates should meet the requirements above, be sure to mention any other relevant skills when applying, especially if not in the list above. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead development of applications for Hatch’s clients in heavy industry.
    • Lead design and architecture investigations
    • Manage delivery of Hatch software and applications being accountable for the full software development lifecycle and carrying accountability for the full scope, time, cost, and quality
    • Update, maintain and improve the software delivery process 
    • Conduct code reviews and provide feedback to development team members 
    • Review and prepare relevant user and technical documentation
    • Mentor and coach junior software engineers and developers
    • Facilitate collaboration and communication within and outside of your team to continually improve the process of software delivery
    • Remain abreast of technology developments within fields relevant to current and future initiatives and development work
    • Be a team player who works well in a team environment with shared code, disciplined use of source control and process documentation and who is confident escalating issues and blockers when necessary

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    Transmission Resident Site Engineer

    The incumbent must have extensive management and site experience in the field of construction, supervision and progress monitoring of EHV (Extra High Voltage) Substations and Power Line projects.  These projects must have operating voltages of 400 kV, as a minimum.

    The candidate is required to have at least 15 years in the power utility sector or major construction industry, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of substations and power lines as well as personal involvement and experience of at least three 400 kV projects. 

    The Candidate is required to have extensive knowledge of High Voltage Regulations and safety when working on such sites.

    The incumbent will function in an onsite High Voltage construction and commissioning project environment, and as a result will also require strong electrical equipment installation and testing knowledge, specifically for the Site Acceptance Testing of EHV Equipment as well as Protection and Control plant. 



    • NHD, B Tech or BSc (Eng)/B Eng Degree in Electrical Engineering (Essential/Minimum)
    • Extensive knowledge of Operational High Voltage Regulations used by High Voltage Power Utilities.  This includes demonstrable operational experience where candidate has worked as the authorized person, either issuing of High Voltage permits or as responsible person, responsible for taking permits and overseeing people working under the permit.  
    • Professional Registration, as either a Professional Engineer, Technologist or Technician, either presently or in the recent past in their country of residence.  It is a project requirement that the R.E. be registered with the ECZ (Engineering Council of Zimbabwe).  This will be facilitated and paid by Hatch.      

    Experience and Competence

    • 10 Years relevant experience in EHV substation projects. (Essential/Minimum)
    • Site Experience on Power Utility (Transmission) project of at least 3 EHV Substations (220 kV and above essential)
    • Site Experience in the construction of EHV Power Lines and EHV Power Line inspections (220 kV and above essential)
    • Fully competent and knowledgeable in High Voltage Regulations (from permitting process, HV yard operations and most importantly HV yard Safety)
    • Operational experience in the various aspects of High Voltage Operation, including the practical adherence and enforcing of the High Voltage regulations and safety.
    • Experience in design reviews, HAZOP participation, functional control specification assessments.
    • Experience in EHV Electrical Engineering and designs.
    • Experience in EHV Power Plant and Transmission Powerline inspections.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of Power Transformers and Shunt Reactors.
    • Strong background of 330/400 kV Extra High Voltage Switchgear and Disconnectors.
    • Experience in EHV Electrical Engineering Power Plant and Control Plant functional operation and commissioning/testing.
    • Protection and Control System Design Assessment for Power Utility Substation Environment.
    • Familiar with Transformer, Feeder and Bus Protection for EHV Substations.
    • Knowledge of modern substation metering, control (SCADA) and protection systems.
    • Familiar with formal software engineering standards and approaches.
    • Fully competent with computers and the various Microsoft Office packages and software tools required for day to day reporting and feedback as well as a working knowledge of Gantt Charts.


    • Oversee, support and manage the Hatch substation and powerline site supervision team as directed by the Project Manager.
    • Participate in site design discussion meetings, construction program meetings and provide inputs to operational implications, with Contractor and Client, pertaining the various substation and line project sites applicable to area.
    • Provide some onsite consultancy support on automation, protection and electrical systems [the majority to be supported by Subject Matter Experts (SME’S)]
    • Assess EPC end-user operations and maintenance support documentation and procedures in collaboration with Hatch SME’s
    • Construction Monitoring for EHV Substations and EHV Power lines and various electrical systems.
    • Installation supervision and commissioning.
    • Assess EPC end-user operations and maintenance support documentation and procedures.
    • Project deliverables imposed by the Project Manager, including planning and progress monitoring deliverables.
    • Monthly Reporting on various project activities at various sites.
    • Interfacing and working with others in a multi-disciplinary EPC projects.
    • Interfacing with client and EPC on daily basis.
    • Responsible for safety of all Hatch Site Personnel at the various project sites as well as Safety Assessment of EPC works and advising Client.
    • Participate in design reviews of all equipment in the substation and line projects


    • The role requires travel and residence at Clients’ various Zimbabwe work sites.
    • Valid Passport and good physical health.
    • A valid driver’s license.
    • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
    • Displays and actively promotes behaviour aligned to Hatch’s goal of achieving a total safety culture by:
    1. Leading in investigation of all serious incidents reported and ensuring that all follow-up actions are carried out.
    2. Participating in audits of work areas.
    3. Attending all identified safety training.
    4. Acting as a mentor for the implementation of Hatch safety standards to contractors.
    5. Ensures governance on projects in compliance to Hatch and Client policies and procedures.
    6. Carries clear responsibility and accountability for delivery of the project goals as set down by the client/project manager.

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    SAP Developer PS and Integrations

    Position Summary
    The main focus for this person will be ABAP development mainly in the SAP Project Systems area, as well as related integrations to other modules and systems (such as a Common Data Environment, SAP CPM (Commercial Project Management)).

    The iPas TF Team in Hatch Digital configures, programs, and maintains the SAP enterprise applications used by Hatch’s Shared Services, Management, and client-facing Project Teams. These components include SAP ECC (modules include FI, CO, SD, PS, and CPM), Concur, SuccessFactors, C4C, Fiori LaunchPad, Fiori apps, Business Warehouse, and Business Objects. These modules encompass a variety of technologies and development environments including ABAP, Web Dynpro for ABAP, Floorplan Manager, BRFplus, BOPF, Fox, Planning Sequences, Fiori, HCI (now SPI: SAP Cloud Platform Process Integration middleware), SAP Gateway OData Services, as well as various toolsets for BW and BO development.

    As a Developer within this group, you will be responsible for architecture, design, development, unit testing, technical documentation and remediation, for the existing applications and integrations, as well as for new developments and initiatives. You will collaborate with the Functional Analysts in understanding and fine-tuning requirements, as well as with the other technical team members. You will participate in peer-based mentoring and code reviews. You will provide technical support to users and the Functional Analysts.

    A migration to S/4 is currently in the planning stage. It is envisaged that this Developer will play a key part in remediating and upgrading the PS, and potentially CPM, related programs to be compatible with S/4. 

    Job Responsibilities

    • Design, develop and test SAP applications and extensions to / customizations of SAP transactions and Web Dynpro applications/components, primarily in the PS and CPM modules.
    • Design, develop and test integrations and reports. 
    • Review requirements and provide input on initial effort, impact and complexity. In some cases develop PoCs to illustrate and test out a possible technical solution.
    • Unit testing of all development.
    • In conjunction with the Functional Analysts, assist with application stabilization and defect resolution / remediation.
    • Adhere to and contribute to Hatch standards applicable to the development environment. 
    • Support organizational change.

    Skills / Qualifications 

    • B.Sc. degree in Information Technology or equivalent
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent inter-personal skills and experience working in team environments
    • Experience in designing and developing SAP applications: 
    • Minimum 6 years of SAP ABAP development experience including experience with the PS module
    • Familiarity with APIs, ODATA
    • Knowledge of SAP programming tools such as Transaction and Report creations, enhancements, SmartForms, Adobe Forms, User Exits, ALV Reports, ABAP Query, BAPI, ALE, IDOCS, and Floorplan Manager
    • Experience with SAP Support (review and apply SAP notes)
    • Knowledge of SDLC processes and SAP development best practices
    • Strong understanding of OO paradigm and experience in OO design 
    • Ability to self-learn new technologies
    • Superior attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills
    • Willing to work outside of normal business hours as part of a global team and to travel if required

    Nice to Have 

    • Basic understanding of Project Accounting principles
    • Familiarity with other SAP modules (Finance, SD, etc.)

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    Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Johannesburg

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead advanced geotechnical studies with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope
    • Perform conceptual and detailed geotechnical engineering design
    • Participate in scoping requirements for proposals
    • Grow and lead the local geotechnical discipline in the Africa, Europe, Middle East, India and Russia region
    • Participate in and contribute to design reviews
    • Provide and/or coordinate training for resources assigned to projects
    • Prepare and/or review project procedures, standard specifications and design criteria
    • Review and evaluate technical work prepared by junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists
    • Develop factual and interpretive geotechnical reports
    • Ensure relevant technical experts are involved in the design process as required and facilitate the sharing of technical expertise both across projects and across Hatch offices globally.
    • Scope, manage and participate in field investigations for projects
    • Provide specialized geotechnical advice and analytical services
    • Prepare engineering calculations where required
    • Prepare technical specifications where required
    • Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports
    • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates
    • Undertake construction supervision and management dependent upon project demands
    • Support of site engineering teams to provide technical solutions and timely response to technical queries
    • Liaise with prospective clients to win work
    • Grow the geotechnical team sustainably based on expanding workload
    • Work to ensure the implementation of safety in design and integrity principles in design documentation
    • Maintain a strong focus on personal safety and the safety of staff


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited university
    • Post-graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering is considered an asset
    • Registered as a Professional Engineer
    • 10+ years’ experience in relevant geotechnical field
    • Experience in seismic design is considered an asset
    • Experience with working on projects in a multi-disciplinary environment
    • Sound understanding of design engineering codes and technical standards
    • Strong written skills to prepare reports, proposals and other project deliverables
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to function without supervision
    • Good safety awareness

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    Software Engineer

    As the successful candidate, you will:

    • Work with internal and external stakeholders to define system requirements, develop technical specifications and draft functional requirements specifications for OT systems
    • Work with clients to identify process control information and data sources required for operations and business systems
    • Responsible for the configuration and deployment of industrial systems targeted at ISA Layers 2 and 3
    • Identification and mapping of existing systems and their interfaces, specifically the interface requirements between control systems and industrial systems in higher layers
    • Participate in the implementation, and maintenance of Hatch Digital OT systems products
    • Ensure that solutions adhere to data security and privacy policies within Hatch and client organisations
    • Test, troubleshoot and debug solutions including testing of communications protocols between DCS/PLC systems and manufacturing / operational systems.  
    • Responsible to ensure deliverables are technically correct and meet industry and project standards 

    Key Performance Deliverables

    Specific measures of performance will be discussed with and agreed upon with the successful candidate but will include:

    • Responsibility for the achievement of targets related to the delivery of Hatch Digital solutions and consulting services.

    You bring to the role;

    The following indicates specific industry, academic and functional experience/qualifications that are critical to the successful achievement of the identified responsibilities and performance deliverables.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering or a related Engineering discipline
    • Minimum 3 years (1 year with a Master’s Degree) of systems engineering experience, specific to or with: 
    • Metals and mining; oil and gas; power generation, transmission or distribution; ports and rail; or water treatment
    • Configuration and deployment of scalable OT solutions in layers 2 and 3 
    • Integration of PLC/DCS platforms with operations systems such as OSIsoft PI, other process historians, business intelligence solutions etc. 
    • A demonstrated understanding of industrial communication protocols (e.g., OPC UA, EtherNet/IP, MQTT) and their applications in IT/OT solutions
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

    Preferred Experience

    • Registration as a candidate engineer
    • Experience using Microsoft Azure cloud platform, building and consuming RESTful APIs and experience with SQL and NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Elasticsearch).  

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