13 Feb 2024

Full Time Engineer Mechanical – Rossing Uranium

ROSSING URANIUM – Posted by o4na@ Swakopmund

Job Description


As pioneers in mining, we produce materials essential to human progress. Our talented workforce uses industry-leading mining processes and technology to ensure our operations are safe, low cost and efficient. We have an opportunity available:


Exciting opportunities exists for Engineer: Mechanical within the Asset Management Department, reporting to the area Superintendent. The successful candidate will be responsible to ensure that the area assets are and remain compliant to any statutory or company requirements and operated/maintained to ensure maximum asset life cycle. Providing governance, risk assessment and repair requirements to ensure the integrity of these assets. Engineering analysis and improvement is an integral part of continuous improvement; execution of projects to drive sustainable area asset performance. To act as key part of the area leadership teams with production, maintenance and technical. Reliability centred maintenance, defect elimination and other tools to achieve long term plant Engineering targets.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Maintaining HSE Standards.
  • Developing and maintaining governance support structures to ensure that all mechanical assets are designed, constructed, modified, and maintained effectively to ensure a safe operating environment for operational teams.
  • Ensuring that the area asset integrity is managed to ensure regulatory and company requirements and amend gaps.
  • Championing audits to ensure structural integrity and drive action plans to ensure governance.
  • Predicting and preventing process safety incidents; escalation of and process safety or asset integrity non-compliance or concerns.
  • Ensuring that mechanical engineering standards are up to date and implemented to ensure the safe operating of mechanical equipment.
  • Maintaining high standards of communication with team members, peers, and customers.
  • Ensuring the processes are in place to measure the quality of the products and services you provide to your customers and feedback processes are in place to measure customer satisfaction.
  • Supporting the development and continuous review of contract and service level agreements.
  • Supporting the development and continuous review of contract and service level agreements.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • A recognized Bachelor’s / BEng / BTech degree in Mechanical Engineering (NQF Level 7/8) with a minimum of five (5) years post qualification working experience as a Mechanical Engineer in the mining or processing environment; OR
  • A recognized National Engineering Diploma/ N6 (NQF Level 6) with a minimum of seven (7) years post qualification working experience as a Mechanical Engineer in the mining or processing environment.
  • Relevant Project Management certification (preferred, not required)
  • Sound knowledge of the Mechanical engineering discipline with a broad understanding of other engineering fields.
  • Sound working knowledge of Project Management.
  • A valid Code B driver’s licence.
  • A Police certificate of conduct of not older than six months is required. A record will not automatically disqualify candidates.

Required Competencies and Skills

  • Leadership.
  • Quality Orientation
  • Engineering knowledge
  • Problem solving and analysis.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Modelling Packages
  • Proficient with MS Office (Projects, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)



How to Apply

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: Rossing Uranium Career Portal  

Closing Date: 23 February 2024

  - Please take note that the recruitment process will be subjected to assessments (if necessary) which will form part of the selection process - Preference is given to candidates from designated groups in line with Company policy on employment equity - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Engineering Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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