Fraser Alexander: Engineering Foreman (Mpumalanga)


Company Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd


Published 21/07/2021

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Mpumalanga area, Mpumalanga, South Africa


Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.

Job Functions Engineering

Industries Mining


This position exists to ensure that engineering resources are utilized to maintain the plant as planned.

Health and Safety

Maintain FAMP safety policy and procedure requirements.

Promote safety performance.

Conduct risk assessments.

Do planned task observations.

Conduct safety meetings.

Ensure team members wear PPE.

Investigate incidents/accidents.


Liaises with Engineering & Production staff.

Evaluates condition monitoring status.

Issuing of work schedules and job cards.

Ensures maintenance planning.

Issues requisitions for spares as require.


Keeps filing system for job cards.

Prepares standby lists.

Compiles weekly artisan utilisation reports.

Prepares month end report for engineer.

Generates cost report to site manager.

Managing the Team

Select and appoint competent and passionate people.

Assign work.

Monitor performance & maintain discipline.

Train and develop team members.



N3 Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering subjects.

Trade Test MQA/MERSETA preferred.


At least 2 years Learnership/Apprentice in Mining or Construction.

Artisan 3-5 Years in Mining or Construction.


Knowledge of policy/procedures.

Knowledge of audits.

Conducting of risk assessments.

How to do planned task observations.

Understand PPE requirements.

Knowledge on how to investigate incidents/accidents.

Basic understanding of planned maintenance documentation and procedures.

Basic planning skills.

Completion of job cards.

Basic administration skills.

Basic computer skills.

Selection techniques on staff.

Good verbal communication.

Engagement with people.

Performance management processes.

Maintenance of discipline.

Job Closing Date 28/07/2021

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