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  • LocationCape Town, WC - South Africa
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Published At:12 days ago
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Job no: NGMNM
  • Category: Engineering

With offices in Africa, Australia, Canada and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the mining and metals; infrastructure and process industries. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a rich and diverse career.

ADP Marine and Modular (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lycopodium) is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team in Cape Town.

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the Project Engineer provides technical assistance in the planning, designing, evaluating, executing and handover of the assigned projects in accordance with Company, Client and Project requirements.

Tasks you will perform (include but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with ensuring compliance with the project specific requirements and current industry work codes and standards.
  • Contributing to project control activities including scheduling, forecasting and other deliverables to a consistently high standard.
  • Assisting with and perform procurement, inspection and expediting activities.
  • Carrying out assigned project activities, including site engineer duties, in a manner that priorities safety, environment, community and industrial relations.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in developing and maintaining the project quality management facility to ensure project quality targets and reporting are met.
  • Contributing to the preparation of construction reports, contracts and schedules, managing tender and contract documentation for review in accordance with quality assurance.

The expertise you will bring:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ postgraduate experience in a similar position, preferred
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables, within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the Microsoft suite of software packages, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
  • Demonstrate ability to and/or proficiency in the use of specific proprietary software packages relevant to the Engineering discipline; specifically for scheduling and cost control.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contract standards and a sound background in contract administration duties.
  • Technical background with a broad multi-disciplinary base, preferably in minerals processing plants / infrastructure construction.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a team and knowledge sharing environment.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a practical approach to solving engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment.
  • Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, personal responsibility and discretion.
  • High degree of professional ethics.
  • Ability to travel and work away from home for extended periods.


Join a company which has built its success on a solid reputation of supporting the delivery of world-class projects, providing reliable and flexible service and developing long-term customer relationships.

Please submit your up-to-date, comprehensive CV by clicking the 'Apply' button.

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If you are not able to apply via the 'Apply' button, please visit our careers website

Applications are open to all South African citizens and permanent residents.

We encourage and promote diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

 Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please submit your CV by clicking the 'Apply' button.

  • Published on 21 Jun 2022, 11:05 AM