17 Feb 2024

Full Time Senior Engineer: Projects (Mechanical) – Swakop Uranium

SWAKOP URANIUM – Posted by o4na@ Swakopmund

Job Description


To complete engineering and construction projects, by planning, organising, controlling all elements of the project, and executing the defined project within time and with budget provisions.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Develop project objectives, by reviewing project proposals and plans, and conferring with management.
  • Interpret Company Project program requirements, and formulate and implement project plans accordingly.
  • Identify project responsibilities, by determining the phases and elements of the project, overseeing and co-coordinating the technical aspects of the project, through project coordination meetings and other forms of communication.
  • Maintain project schedule, by monitoring project progress, co-coordinating activities and resolving problems.
  • Assign project personnel to specific phases or aspects of the project in accordance with engineering discipline.
  • Oversee contractor work activities and ensure compliance with all SU SSHER-Q requirements.
  • Manage activities of Owners Engineer, equipment suppliers and Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractors.
  • Allocate project resources appropriately and control project costs, by approving expenditures within budget parameters and administering contractor contracts.
  • Provide input into the section’s annual operational budget, by forecasting costs and monitor expenditure and cash flow on a regular basis.
  • Ensure legal and procedural compliance of projects.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • BSc/ BEng/ BTech / in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Postgraduate Project Management Certificate will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in a projects environment of which 2 years should have been in a senior capacity.
  • Proven experience in multi-disciplinary projects and exposure to research and development work into new / improved project.
  • Understand risk management processes.
  • Sound experience in quality management principles and processes.
  • Sound working relationships and should be able to work in a multi- national environment.
  • Excellent track record of contract & contractor management, people management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Registration with the Engineering Council of Namibia.
  • Government Certificate of Competency will be an added advantage.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.


How to Apply

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

Apply online via: Swakop Uranium Career Portal  

Closing Date: 04 March 2024

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


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