Principal: Electrical and C&I (Engineering and Maintenance / GCC / A&I) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. LB70


Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Principal Electrical and C&I Engineer who will be responsible for overseeing the Electrical and C&I functions of the company ensuring compliance with standards and regulations, driving improvements in reliability and efficiency, and supporting project development and implementation.




  • Roll-out, embedment and review of relevant standards, frameworks and best practices, managing compliance issues within the relevant managerial and governance frameworks.
  • Provide SME input to Electrical and C&I service strategies, Work Management and A&I to improve reliability and the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the fleet at an operational and organisational level.
  • Review and development of project specifications and design criteria are reflective of minimum requirements and safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Design and implementation of electrical and instrumentation systems that comply with industry standards and regulations.
  • Support the sites through defect elimination investigations of highly complex critical /persistent equipment issues as well as risk studies & significant projects
  • Development of asset and aligned services strategies focusing on the 1-5yr window, aligned to the Life of Asset Plans of the operations within Operating Model principles.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and modernisation at operations aligned to the defined priority areas.
  • Drive people development within the discipline by identifying knowledge gaps, providing coaching, identifying potential employees, and planning succession for critical roles
  • Provide support on first-line assurance on relevant standards
  • Review inputs, activities and cost (Capital and Operational cost) for Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation service strategies as defined by operational teams as an input into the business planning cycle and projects


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Professional electrical registry with ECSA
  • GCC (Mechanical or Electrical) is advantageous
  • Qualification within Project Management discipline would be advantageous.


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Lucia Baeza

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CA Mining


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