HV Electrical Engineer (Botswana) – P50000 per month


  • Working within the mining sector, the Electrical Engineer will be responsible for all planning activities around electrical maintenance and field support for an open pit mine.


  • Company: Botswana Mining
  • Location: Jwaneng
  • Date Posted: 8th Dec 2017
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: Motswana only
  • Salary: P50K basic neg dep on exp + housing, car and cell allowance
  • Qualifications: BEng in Electrical Engineering (Power Engineering)
  • Assignment: 1 yr + Contract (Renewable with ongoing projects)

Job Description

  • Open pit electrical reticulation and electrical distribution
  • Providing electrical field and technical support for the maintenance of 33|6.6 KV breaker skids, trailing, cable and electromechanical mining equipment i.e. Atlas Copco 351 Pit Viper drill & Bucyrus 495HR rope shovel
  • Reviewing the earthing installation of 10MVA 33/6.6KV Transformer and breaker skids
  • Project management functions in maintenance planning, scheduling, safety leadership
  • Operational risk management and carrying out onsite inspections
  • Monitor and evaluating all the technical operations to ensure compliance with client requirement and local regulation
  • Carrying out investigations and recommending remedial action for equipment failure and damage
  • Planning and scheduling of jobs
  • Commissioning of projects
  • Upholding to the mining statutes, local regulation and organizational policies

Minimum Requirements

  • BEng in Electrical Engineering (Power Engineering)
  • Firm knowledge of IEC standards and mining in industry specifications and relevant legislation
  • Proficient in Etap or Power Tools Electrical design software packages
  • Excellent command of MS Office Suit
  • 5-8 years’ experience as electrical Engineer in Botswana
  • A valid class B driver’s license.
  • NO criminal record or judgements of any kind whatsoever