Engineering Planner and Estimator

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Engineering Planner/Estimator
Northern Cape – 150 km from Kimberley
Salary – R35 000 CTC – R50 000 CTC

Minimum Requirements
Grade 12 Full Higher Grade Maths and Science as subjects
• A recognised Trade Certificate
• Project Management qualification
• Prima Vera is advantageous
• Code EB driver’s license
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing project engineering cost estimations and controls
• Project scheduling experience on large multi-discipline engineering projects would be an advantage
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English
• Sound knowledge of underground disciplines
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize
• Good customer and interpersonal skills
• Good project management skills

Duties (Including but not limited to)
• Assist with the preparation of Life of Mine budget planning for Engineering through cost model building
• Assist with the preparation of financial year budget for Engineering through cost model building
• Manage day-to-day Engineering and some ancillary budgets
• Draw up bill of materials for Engineering contractors and management
• Assess whether costs have been spent as per plan through investigations and remedial action where required
• Ensure effective cost saving initiatives
• Draw up Class 1, 2 and 3 estimates for personnel and equipment resources, under the supervision of the Project Engineer.
• Draw up detailed work, using network analysis techniques, according to the major milestone of the Project Master Plan.
• Provides outline parameter to contractors to ensure that their detailed schedules are compatible with primary time parameters
• Coordinate the purchase of equipment by contractors and Mine, as required, and liaise with the Buyer as to the availability of equipment
• Monitor contractor office and site progress (this includes checking a contractors labour, materials and equipment resource availability)
• Assist the Project Engineer with preparation of the technical documentation required for the procurement of equipment, materials and contracts
• Draw up checklist of priorities and a supplier contact-file, based on a list of critical items, project schedules and promised delivery dates
• Notifies the Project Engineer of any delays with the scheduled delivery dates of equipment and materials by suppliers, if these will affect the construction programme
• Assist with the preparation of Scopes of Work for engineering tenders

How to Apply
If you have the required experience and documentation please forward your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS Word format to laura@thecandidate.co.za along with copies of qualifications, drivers licence, and details of 3x contactable references.

If not contacted within 14 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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