Job Posts at Debswana Diamond Company – Technical Services

Debswana Diamond Company – Technical Services would like to invite suitably qualified innovative,
results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by
encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.


Ref: DCC 0000299
Tenable at Corporate Centre

Job Summary
To manage, co-ordinate and oversee overall mechanical designs, infrastructure and system
requirements for mining, engineering and processing projects throughout the project lifecycle. The role must ensure that project designs adequately comply with mechanical, statutory, general safety,
production, operability and asset management requirements.

Minimum Requirements
 Degree in Mechanical Engineering
 7 years post qualification experience including 3 years in projects environment and 2 years
at middle management
 Design and Construction experience, proficiency at reading and interpreting plans,
specifications, and shop drawings is desired.
 Mining and /or process plant related experience is desired.
 Project management training.
 Computer and MS Office training.
 Professional engineer registration desired.
 ERB registration with valid practicing certificate.

Key activities

1. Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within
approved parameters.

2. Leads and manages the detailed mechanical engineering and design concept phase to handover

3. Provides effective input to all project phases and ensures these are aligned with Debswana
requirements, standards and procedures.

4. Ensures integration of mechanical engineering designs with other disciplines.

5. Ensures that the project effectively and consistently applies Debswana standards and procedures
and also complies to mechanical design criteria, safety and operability requirements.

6. Aligns all deliverables and designs to legislative, regulatory and relevant local and international
engineering standards.

7. Ensures effective factory and site acceptance testing regimes are in place and testing and
commissioning establishes efficacy, safety and reliability of mechanical equipment.

8. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key engineering, project, client, OEM and
consulting (including EPCM) stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of mechanical
engineering and overall project objectives.

9. Act as a mechanical engineering representative of the operational teams during the project design

10. Keep abreast of the latest technology trends and ensure optimized designs with the use of proven
technology are delivered.

11. Liaises with the Project Manager(s), Lead Mechanical Engineer and Asset Management Engineer to ensure that mechanical projects are correctly designed and meet the Asset Management

12. Ensures that mechanical engineering budgets, scheduling requirements and risk areas are properly

13. Aligns the project with best-practice energy, efficiency requirements, standards and programs.

14. Manages vendor / supplier / outsourced Project Managers.

15. Manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance
principles/requirements in area of responsibility.

16. Manages and coordinates the implementation of safety, health, environmental programme and legal framework in area of responsibility.

17. Manages subordinates' key effectiveness areas by setting, monitoring and reviewing performance
and taking remedial action as necessary.

18. Pursues the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure
effective knowledge management according to organisational objectives.

19. Builds relationships across the Debswana pipeline by sharing business information and knowledge.

20. Implements the departmental talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and
effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career,
localisation/succession, training and development plans.

21. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure
achievement of business objectives

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply by visiting us on to register and apply.

Closing Date: 24th July 2017.

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