Senior C & I Engineer
2022-05-11 - 2022-05-31
Gauteng, JHB - Northern Suburbs
( Market related)
Senior C&I Engineer (Contract) for the Mining Division
Job Objective:
  • Responsible for the Instrument and Control System Engineering and Design functions in the Engineering Department.
  • Interface with the Process Department for calculating and sizing of instrumentation equipment from the flow sheets and P&ID’s.
  • Interface with the Electrical Department to align design and engineering requirements between Electrical and Instrument and Control System equipment.
  • Uphold and maintain international engineering standards, codes and practices.
  • Under the direction of the Manager Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering and/or Principal I & C System Engineer and/or Lead I & C System Engineer, prepare, review and coordinate instrumentation and control system calculations, documentation and drawings for company studies and/or projects.
  • Ensure design engineering standards are maintained and adhered to on all projects.
  • Provide technical design guidance to project staff on instrumentation & control system & designs.
Key Responsibilities:    
  • Instrument and Control System Engineering and Design.
  • Compliance with latest International and local design standards, codes, statutory regulations and acts.
  • Produce designs in accordance with project, discipline, good practice, company procedural requirements and meets Clients standards.
  • Ensure all design standards are adhered to and maintained on all projects.
  • Ensure serviceability, safety and operability of designs.
  • Utilize project filing system (Sharepoint or other)
  • Prepare, review, coordinate, check and approve instrumentation and control drawings and specifications, under the direction of the Manager Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering and/or Principal I&C System Engineer.
  • Utilize and enhance instrumentation and control system design systems and processes and ensure their implementation within Instrumentation and Control System discipline.
  • Ensure that the plant design is optimal in terms of control systems and networks.
  • Attend and/or conduct regular design group meetings in the 3D environment.
  • Review and update P&ID drawings with instrumentation and valve requirements
  • Review and comment on documents and drawings from other disciplines.
  • Review supplier documentation and drawings for compliance with project specifications.
  • Review equipment & installation contractors’ proposals and produce technical adjudications / recommendations.
  • Liaise with clients on engineering design issues, as required.
  • Attend factory acceptance tests and provide input to supplier’s test documentation.
  • Produce site inspections, functionality testing and commissioning documentation.
  • Liaise with site staff on engineering design issues, as required.
  • Assist with plant installation and commissioning.
  • Respond to technical queries from projects, client and site.
  • Prepare project close out reports with comparison of design and procurement budgets.
  • Degree, BTech or National Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Control Engineering
  • ECSA registration as Professional Engineer or Professional Technologist Engineer (or working towards registration).
Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience in a project engineering environment, preferably within the resources/minerals processing industry in Africa.
  • Site instrument engineer with plant installation and commissioning experience
  • Willing and able to work in Mauritania
  • QA/QC activities, contractor supervision
  • Experience in managing relationships with clients, contractors and service providers.
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written.
Personal attributes:
  • Ability to communicate in a clear manner and express own ideas with confidence.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to engage with multiple stakeholders and people at all organisational levels.
  • Clear logical thinker, with the ability to make good decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and keep in balance multiple priorities/demands.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to facilitate appropriate information sharing amongst project stakeholders.
  • Ability to think outside the box to find the best solutions to problems.
  • Good level of self-awareness, emotional maturity and resilience.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.
For more information please contact:
John Marshall