Electrical Engineer

Expired on: Sep 30, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sepon Mine
Closing date: 30 September 2022

Chifeng Gold’s Lane Xang Minerals Limited (LXML) operates the Sepon Gold and Copper Operation, located in Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR. Since operations commenced in 2003, LXML Sepon has produced over 1.1 million tonnes of copper cathode and over 1.5 million ounces of gold doré. In 2021, Sepon produced 5,341 tonnes of copper and 192,988 ounces of gold doré. Sepon projects a production of over 223,000 ounces of gold doré in 2022.

LXML is now positioning itself for future growth. With the transition from a copper-focused operation to a gold-focused operation completed in 2020 and with a number of other feasibility studies, a ramp up in exploration and with merger and acquisition activity underway, the future for LXML and the Sepon operation is unlimited in potential and opportunity.

In support of this growth, we are looking for Electrical Engineer to join our team to deliver on our growth plans, and be a part of this exciting future.

Reporting to Electrical Engineering Superintendent, the Electrical Engineer will support the operations in enabling fixed plant equipment to perform at budgeted availabilities, performance and costs through the delivery of electrical engineering support across site.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Electrical, instrumentation, control system engineering input into plant modifications and capital projects.
  • Site drawing management.
  • Management of Change management.
  • Technical support for best practice maintenance on Critical Equipment, troubleshooting abnormal equipment conditions and failures.
  • Repair specifications and procedures for motors, transformers, switchgear etc.
  • Load studies and integrity assessments of critical electrical equipment.
  • Statutory management of electrical equipment.
  • Electrical, instrumentation, and control improvement works.
  • Information technology and equipment condition support.
  • Incident investigations related to technical and safety related matters.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical / Instrumentation and Control.
  • 5 years maintenance experience in fixed plant process operations and/or similar heavy industry
  • Demonstrated experience in fixed plant maintenance inclusive of critical plant such as HV electrical equipment such as transformers, motors, variable speed drives, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing integrity assessment and repair specifications and procedures for rebuild components such as motors, transformers, switchgear etc
  • Demonstrated experience in applying electrical engineering theory into practice.
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely through written and oral forms.
  • Has proficiency in the use of CMMS Systems (e.g. Pronto), MS Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint), power load study software, PLCs

An attractive salary packages, including a performance-based incentives and other benefits, are on offer for this role.  This is a great opportunity to join an exisiting world class mining operation and contribute towards the ongoing development of the biggest and best mining company in the Lao PDR.

To join the next generations’ global mining company, please submit your application online in either Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf) format online to Recruitment@LXML.LA. All applications will close 30 September 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview and your submitted documents will not be returned.


Phonsinuan Village, P.O. Box 4486, Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel:  +856 21 268 200, NalaoVillage, Kaisone District, Savannakhet Tel:  +856 41 212686

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