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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

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Purpose

As Senior Mechanical Engineer you will be required to support with scoping of new projects, perform


basic mechanical and detailed designs, compiling technical specifications for procurement of tagged


equipment and support the implementation of designs in a multidisciplinary team. The candidate will


need to assist with the upskilling of team members, provide guidance, and set an example. Generate


and review technical work accurately and drive internal processes to meet the client’s needs and


deadlines. 


Requirements

• Involvement with the following phases and associated deliverables: Concept, Basic, Detailed, and


Construction Support.


To generate and execute technical deliverables including:


Scoping


Support with Work Breakdown


Support with generation of Mechanical Designs on Greenfields and Brownfields projects


Pr.Eng approval and sign-off of piping design isometrics


Pr.Eng approval and sign-off of static equipment design drawings will be advantageous


Ensure that discipline deliverables are in accordance with the necessary technical standards,


specifications, client requirements, applicable internal quality systems, and interface


requirements with other work/disciplines


Technical interfacing and liaising with clients during proposal, design, and construction phases of


projects


Technical interfacing and liaising with supply, fabrication and construction subcontractors during


proposal, design and construction phases of projects


Technical support with MFD (P&ID) development, HAZOP study, model and constructability reviews,


Mechanical/Design philosophy review meetings internally and with clients 


Qualifications/Experience

• B Eng / BSc(Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering


• Minimum five years’ experience in industrial, mechanical and piping engineeringprojects


• Professionally Registered with ECSA, (Pr Eng)


• Experience in the application of ASME codes, API Standards, Pressure Equipment


Regulations, SANS 347, and other international standards for vessels and piping


Experience in Piping-Stress Analysis


Experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) will be beneficial


• Exposure to piping and mechanical fabrication and construction projects and processes


• Experience in projects that involve multi-discipline teams


• Exposure to and experience within the petrochemical sector and API standards would be


advantageous


• Vessel and/or structural design experience would be advantageous


• Familiarity with the following software packages:


• PVElite, Ceasar II, AutoCAD, Cadworx, Compress and Inventor. 


Personal attributes

• Affinity for detail engineering and a passion for mechanical engineering with a specific focus


on piping engineering


• Ability to work under pressure


• Conceptual and analytic problem-solving


• Strong team player (good interpersonal skills)


• Strong written and oral communication skills (internally and to clients)


• Self-starter and able to work independently.


• Ability to prioritize with good time management.


• Self-disciplined and motivated.


• Quality and detail driven. 


• Assertive with a strong internal focus of control.


Closing date

29 February 2024

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