Project Engineer – Botswana


Job Summary

The Project Engineer, will be legally appointed as the Competent Person in Charge of Demolition, under Clause (270) of the Mines, Quarries, Works And Machinery Act, taking accountability for the day to day planning, management and safe delivery of the Dismantling of The Old Letlhakane Mine Plant, reporting to the Project Manager directly and to the Operations Legal Structure.

He / She Is Responsible For The

  • Participation in Tender Adjudication Process.
  • Safe & Effective delivery of this multi-Disciplined Undertaking.
  • Managing and Overseeing the Daily Tasks of the Owners Team and Business Partner(s) engaged for the undertaking.
  • Strict compliance and adherence to;
  • Debswana Site Rules & Regulations.
  • Mines, Quarries, Works And Machinery ACT.
  • OLDM Mine Closure Plans.
  • Develop, Implement and Monitor Project specific Safety Compliance Plan.
  • Review and provide guidance on Safe Work Procedures and Method Statements for the dismantling of various components.
  • Monitor Pre-Task Risk assessments (PTRA’s), check adequacy of provided mitigations and availability of stated controls.
  • Review and provide Guidance on adequacy of Temporary Support Structures provided by the Business Partner for the undertaking.
  • Transparent reporting of progress to all stakeholders, including performance against Performance Baselines and Safety Requirements.
  • Development of Discipline Specific Asset Register of respective components dismanteled / salvaged from the Undertaking.
  • Management of the Project Risk and Issue Registers, updating on effectiveness of mitigations and resolution of issues.
  • Communication with various Stakeholder Departments to ensure compliance to Security, Safety & Sustainability, Supply Chain Management and Engineering Standards and Requirements.
  • Partake in all other Project related engagements, reviews and provide support.
  • Daily updates on Progress, Safety, Risk Mitigations and any other matters as required.
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In achieving the above, He/She will be supported by the Project Manager and lead an On-site Owners Team comprising of;

  • Civil Clerk of Works
  • Electrical Clerk of Works
  • Mechanical Clerk of Works
  • SHE Officer

Minimum Requirements

  • Botswana Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Degree in Engineering – Structural Engineering (Preferred) or Civil Engineering
  • Qualification in Project Management
  • Eight (8) years of experience in the following;
  • Construction / Engineering Project Management environment
  • Construction Management experience
  • General Management experience
  • Contractor Management
  • Technical areas – Metallurgy, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering.
  • Project execution in Mining industry and related operations environment
  • Structural Analysis/Design
  • Exposure to previous Dismantling / Demolition works will be an added advantage

  • Seniority level

    Entry level

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Engineering and Information Technology

  • Industries

    Construction, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, and Oil & Energy

Letlhakane, Central District, Botswana