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Principle Mechanical Engineer

– Centurion, Gauteng

As the Principle Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for leading the design, evaluation, review and inspections of hydro-mechanical equipment through the life cycle of hydro-mechanical equipment related to pump stations and treatment works (water and wastewater). Work requirements will include working in a multidisciplinary environment including electrical, civil, process engineering and structural engineering. A knowledge of different engineering materials e.g. steel environment and will be an advantage.

The general requirements for this role are:

  • Coordinating and leading the interface with civil, process, instrumentation and electrical engineering teams.
  • Project management.
  • Business development and client liaison.
  • Mentoring and staff development.
  • Hydro-mechanical system selection.
  • Hydraulic and economic analyses.
  • Detail equipment design.
  • Specification development.
  • Understanding of corrosion protection and appropriate material selection.
  • CAD / Revit modelling experience (review and analysis ability).
  • Equipment and maintenance assessment.
  • Manufacturing and commissioning witnessing.
  • Maintenance and operational assessment of existing systems.
  • Handover inspections and reports.
  • Report writing and review.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience 15+ years in Water Engineering.
  • Experience in the design and commissioning of several large pump stations (1MW+) and large water/wastewater treatment works will be an advantage.

Personal attributes:

  • Leadership/managerial skills.
  • Strong business and networking skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Recognised professional profile.
  • Motivated and disciplined.
  • Flexible approach and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Problem solver.
  • Innovator.

Additional Comments:

  • Independent worker, deadline orientated, committed and driven individual, able to lead and support a professional team.
  • A willingness to travel to and work on remote sites in Africa and Middle East will also be an advantage.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.Eng/B.Sc Mech Eng.
  • Pr. Eng. Registration (ECSA) is essential.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Hydro-mechanical: 10 years (Required)
  • equipment design: 10 years (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)

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Updated: March 28, 2018 — 7:28 pm

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