Barberton Mines: General Engineering Foreman (Engineering) - Barberton

General Engineering Foreman (Engineering)

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd

Reference # GEF(ENG)2022-01

Published 21/01/2022

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa


Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.

A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.

Job Functions Trade

Industries Mining


Purpose of the job:

To supervise Engineering staff to ensure necessary operational requirements are carried out to achieve the output required in the incumbent’s area of responsibility.

Main Role Outcomes:

•Strong planning, leading, organizing and controlling supervisory skills and assertiveness

•Strong Electrical and Mechanical knowledge.

•The key performance areas will be to plan work requirements and priorities with the operational and engineering teams, and oversee the equipment, and staff to achieve the production outputs. The incumbent will also be required to ensure that engineering employees have clear work expectations and plans and will implement and maintain all applicable safety regulations, acts, codes of practice, standards, discipline and assist with HR and IR issues. Standby duty, overtime and work on Sundays/public holidays will be required.

•Budget and resource planning and control, Report writing, basic engineering experience.


Minimum Requirements:

•N3 or Grade 12 Qualification

•Qualified artisan (Section 13B or 26D or Red Seal Trade Certificate in Electrical)

•Experience as an Engineering Foreman will be advantageous

•Winder and Shaft experience

•Valid Certificate of physical fitness

•Ability to read and write in English and communicate with people on different levels

•Computer literate (Excel, Word and e-mail)

•Driver’s license

By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.

Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned

Job Closing Date 31/01/2022

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