Mechanical Package Engineers

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
Aug 27, 2020
Sep 22, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Requisition ID: 31843

Job Category:Engineering

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Role: Mechanical Engineer

Summar y

The Mechanical Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. The Mechanical Engineer is broadl y responsible for establishing s y stem requirements, performing functional anal y ses, defining design criteria, preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications, data sheets and reports. In addition, the Mechanical Engineer is required to develop, or provide input into, 3D models and 2D dra w ings. The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Lead Mechanical Engineer on a large project and to the Project Manager or the Engineering Manager on a small project. The Mechanical Engineer ma y supervise junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists on a project. The Mechanical Engineer is expected to mentor y oung engineers as part of their career development programs.

Ke y Responsibili t ies

Assist in defining project scope

Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the deliver y of project requirements as the y relate to scope, cost and schedule

Perform s y stem anal y ses, establish user requirements, analyze s y stem functional and performance requirements, define design criteria, and establish s y stem la y outs and designs

Prepare engineering calculations such as h y draulic modeling, stress anal y sis, equipment
si z ing and tank, pressure vessel and bin design and ensuring that all anal y ses satisf y user and s y stem requirements

Prepare technical specifications based on input received fr o m other disciplines

Conduct interface management between related s y stems

Prepare data sheets based on input received from other disciplines

Prepare and contribute to technical m e mos and reports, within areas of expertise
Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates

Prepare and/or revie w project standard specifications and design criteria

Prepare or provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical dra w ings

Participate in and contribute to design revie w s

Carr y out assigned tasks w ithin budget and schedule

Stamp documents and drawings as required and if appropriatel y registered

Manage small capital and maintenance projects

Assist in preparing proposals

Revie w and evaluate technical w ork prepared b y junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists

Assist in the compilation and deliver y of monthl y engineering status reports

Construction supervision and management dependent upon project demands
Assist in the commissioning of s y stems on site as required.

Quali f ica t ions an d Experienc e


BSc/BEng in mechanical engineering.

Registration as a professional engineer. Alternativel y , registration as a candidate professional engineer activel y w orking to w ards professional registration.

Minim u m five y ears project engineering experience.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Good planning and organizational skills.

Abilit y to function with minimal supervision.

W o rking knowledge of industr y standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the m e chanical engineering discipline.

Abilit y to function as a m e mber of a multidisciplinar y team and coordinate mechanical activities bet w een disciplines.

Safet y a w areness.

Preferre d

Sound kno w ledge of Hatch 3D data centric design s y stems

Sound kno w ledge of Hatch engineering management s y stems

Abilit y to delegate tasks a n d effectivel y supervise others

Experience in the use of procedures and workflo w s in the execution of projects.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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