Senior Mechanical Engineer (Petrochemical / Piping / Pumping / Design / Hydraulics / Construction) – Western Cape, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 months ago

Reference No. CV121

Reference Number: CV121

Job Description:

Our client, a leading consulting engineering firm with projects across Africa, is currently searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team in the Western Cape. The selected candidate will be responsible for mechanical engineering design in the field of petrochemical projects. Key focus of mechanical engineering calculations, designs, drawings, solutions to engineering problems, preparation of reports, client liaison, construction knowledge and commissioning.

Responsibilities / Skills:

  • Proficient piping and pumping system understanding
  • Capable of designing mechanical systems and knowledgeable in hydraulics
  • Skilled in preparing conceptual and detailed designs, including drawings, calculations, schedules, cost estimates, and datasheets
  • Familiar with tender processes for mechanical projects
  • Experienced in construction and installation of mechanical systems
  • Knowledgeable about mechanical engineering codes like ASME, API, and SANS
  • Able to travel for site inspections, meetings, and liaising with clients
  • Competent in commissioning mechanical systems, mentoring junior staff, and assisting in project and staff management


  • B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) or BEng
  • PrEng advantageous
  • 8 – 10 years of experience in the Petrochemical Engineering field

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent employment
  • Market related salary with benefits package

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Christo van der Ham

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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