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Mechanical/Project Engineer

Published on 07.12.2021


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Industries :
Quality, methods
Engineering, development studies
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Position : Mechanical/Project Engineer

With offices in Australia, Africa, Canada and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the mining and metals; infrastructure and process industries. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a rich and diverse career.

The role is responsible for assisting with project development activities to produce results in alignment with project / study requirements in a timely, quality and cost effective manner.

Main Responsibilities Will Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Support the Project Manager and his team to ensure the quality of deliverables is aligned with the needs of the project / study, the company objectives, the requirements of the client and meets regulatory requirements.
  • Follow the various (project specific and company) procedures, work practices, plans and protocols required to work efficiently and maintain a consistent approach and high standard of work.
  • Assist with project control activities including scheduling, forecasting and other deliverables to a consistently high standard.
  • Report immediately any change to the Project Manager and assist to ensure projects / studies are completed to time, quality and budget targets within the Company and project risk frame work.
  • Assist in the preparation of contract scope of works and commercial tender reviews.
  • Assist with contract administration activities as assigned by the Project Manager.
  • Assist with procurement, inspection and expediting activities.
  • Carry out assigned project activities, including site engineer duties, in a manner that priorities safety, environment, community and industrial relations.
  • Assist in regularly maintaining the project / study schedule and budget including change management.
  • Undertake investigation and prepare reports as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Participate in the Project quality management process including carrying out inspections at vendor’s premises and review of vendor quality documentation.
  • Attend and record proceedings at progress and other project meetings.
  • Advise the Project Manager, or in his absence the Manager of Projects, immediately on matters that negatively affect project goals.
  • Advise the Project Manager, or in his absence the Manager of Projects, immediately of any safety, environmental, community or industrial relations incidents. Generation and compilation of engineering and equipment specifications.
  • Contribute to the estimating and scheduling components of scoping, prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
Required profile for job ad : Mechanical/Project Engineer

What You Will Bring

  • Tertiary level qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years’ proven industry experience, 3 years of which in project engineering, preferably in a minerals processing or project delivery environment.
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables, within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the Microsoft suite of software packages, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
  • Demonstrate ability to and/or proficiency in the use of specific proprietary software packages relevant to the Engineering discipline; specifically for scheduling and cost control.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contract standards and a sound background in contract administration duties.
  • Technical background with a broad multi-disciplinary base, preferably in minerals processing plants / infrastructure construction.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a team and knowledge sharing environment.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a practical approach to solving engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment.
  • Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, personal responsibility and discretion.
  • High degree of professional ethics.

Work with a team which has built its success on a solid reputation of supporting the delivery of world-class projects, providing reliable and flexible service and developing long-term customer relationships.

Job criteria for job ad : Mechanical/Project Engineer
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
R&D, project management
Industries :
Engineering, development studies
Quality, methods
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Erongo - Hardap - Karas - Kavango - Kunene - Ohangwena - Omaheke - Omusati - Oshana - Oshikoto - Otjozondjupa - Windhoek - Khomas - Zambezi
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 2

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