Mechanical Engineer - Senior

Location: Epping, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 07-02-2019
Our client is one of the world’s most prominent integrated subsea and offshore solution providers and a leading manufacturer and supplier of deep-sea marine and commercial diving and life support equipment to the oil and gas industry.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, career minded individual, with a strong work ethic, solid professional track record and a commitment to teamwork with a bachelor’s degree or B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years in a similar role and closely related field. (Marine industry preferable). The following skills are required which must be demonstrated by submitting examples: 
  • 7 years dedicated experience in heavy structural and machine design.
  • 5 years dedicated experience in finite element analysis.
  • 5 years dedicated experience in Solid works modeling and simulation.
  • 4 years’ experience is steel fabrication in exotic materials. 
Key Responsibilities – amongst others and not limited to: 
  • Lead designers in the design of marine structures and equipment.
  • Develop concept designs of marine equipment to facilitate proposals and perform budget costings.
  • Perform structural analysis and prepare design reports.
  • Submit designs and reports to approval authorities such as ABS, DNV and Lloyd’s Register and resolve technical queries. 
Additional Skills Required: 
  • High level of technical competency in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering design and analysis.
  • Hands-on experience in assembly and operation of marine equipment,
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, manage multiple tasks, and be goal oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Position may require international travel
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