Mechanical Engineer

Job title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -092021-26465
Contact name: Alex McDonald
Contact email:
Published: 25 days ago

Job description


Do you want to be part of building mechanical capabilities for an EPC company in Cape Town?


Required outputs and responsibilities:

  • To generate and execute technical deliverables including:

  • Scoping;

  • work breakdown and

  • allocation as well as generation of technical mechanical and piping specifications and designs on Greenfields and Brownfields projects

  • Ensure that discipline deliverables have been executed in accordance with the necessary technical standards, specifications, client requirements, applicable internal quality systems, and interface requirements with other work/disciplines.

  • Interfacing and liaising with clients during proposal, design, and construction phases of projects.

  • Interfacing and liaising with supply, fabrication and construction subcontractors during proposal, design, and construction phases of projects.

  • To perform discipline inputs in MFD (P&ID) reviews, HAZOP study, Model and constructability reviews, Mechanical /design philosophy review meetings internally and with clients


Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

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

  • Five to ten years’ experience in industrial mechanical and piping engineering projects.

  • Registered as a candidate with ECSA, (Pr Eng. would be advantageous).

  • Experience in the application of ASME codes, pressure equipment regulations, SANS 347, and other international standards for vessels and piping.

  • 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 piping design experience would be advantageous.

Personal Attributes:

  • Affinity for detail engineering and a passion for mechanical engineering with a specific focus on reliability 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 locus of control

Salary is R700k – R900k

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