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Site Engineer – Durban

South Africa, Kwazulu Natal
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Area: South Africa, Kwazulu Natal
Sector: Engineering
Posted: 20 March 2024

Job Details

We are searching for a Site Engineer who will be responsible to ensure that all machinery is compliant with the occupational health and safety legislation, implement a planned maintenance program and ensure that the statutory machinery records are kept and maintained.

To provide Managerial, Engineering and Strategic Support, and to manage integrated Facilities Management solutions on various sites. 


Key responsibilities include providing Managerial, Engineering and Strategic Support and manage integrated FM solutions at the designated site with regard to:

  • To be responsible for occupational health and safety in all matters pertaining to the use of machinery and assets.
  • To meet the statutory engineering requirements and compliance at all times and take responsibility for the implementation of the relevant statutory duties.
  • To ensure that the legal requirements in respect of machinery are complied with especially towards the correct use, maintenance, safeguarding, inspection and testing.
  • To ensure that all incidents relating to machinery are reported and investigated in the correct way.
  • Manage Key Customer Relationships
  • Manage Service Delivery in terms of SLA effectively
  • Manage Commercial and Financial targets effectively
  • Manage Change and Continues improvement effectively.
  • Manage OHS & E Compliance effectively.
  • Provide Engineering support in KwaZulu – Natal
  • Provide OHS & E support in KwaZulu – Natal


Skills and competencies

  • Excellent communication Skills
  • Excellent Relationship Management Skills
  • Strong Leader
  • Customer Service Centric
  • Strategic planning Skills
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Skills
  • Project & Resource Management Skills
  • Sound knowledge of Building and Engineering systems and processes
  • Sound knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical, Electronic, Communication and Fire detection systems and philosophies used in large multi tenant buildings



  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering dégrée or équivalent.
  • Government Certificate of Competency
  • 5 years Senior Facilities Manager in Health Care / Manufacturing Environment as Engineering Manager
  • Previous Experience in Steam Generation and Oil-fired boiler operation
  • Previous General Machinery Regulation 2(1) appointee for (Premises).
  • Management of sub-contractors and SLA’s
  • Thorough understanding of LRA and IR Management