Construction Project Superintendent (Capital Infrastructure / Smelter / Slag Handling / Flotation / Civil Works) – DRC

Central Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 373-3103LH

Reference Number: 373-3103LH


Job Description:


Our client is in need of a Project Superintendent to oversee capital infrastructure construction projects for the smelter and flotation circuit on site at their project in the DRC.



  • Overseeing the construction of capital infrastructure projects including the smelter and flotation circuit, including the design, engineering, procurement, construction and logistics.
  • Managing the execution of the project within agreed timelines, cost, specifications and safety standards, including project infrastructure, earthworks, piling, roads, drainage, sewerage etc.
  • Managing the project area scope from concept to commissioning and handover.
  • Overseeing EPCM contractors, consultants, suppliers and other contractors on the project.
  • Establishing and managing design reviews.
  • Focusing on problem solving and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management, promoting a positive working environment and collaborative culture.
  • Mentoring and training of subordinates.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Diploma or Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering.
  • Grade 12 / Matric Certificate.
  • Project Management Diploma or PMP Certification advantageous.
  • Professional registration advantageous.
  • 10 years project management experience within mining including a minimum of 5 years managing the full cycle of capital infrastructure projects for smelting, slag processing and flotation from design to commissioning and hand over.
  • Experience managing EPCM and other project contractors.
  • Computer literate.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Previous experience mentoring and training multicultural teams in Africa.


Benefits and Contractual Information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • 1-year renewable contract.


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