Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location

    South Africa - Cape Town

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  • Contact:

    Anna Kushnir

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-91854

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A successful and well-established Heavy Engineering Fabricator and Manufacturer in Cape Town requires the services of an experience Senior Mechanical Engineer, with exemplary design experience. The individual MUST have technical experience in Pressure Vessel design and be familiar with the  ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BEng or BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • PrEng registered with ECSA (or Candidate working towards PrEng)
  • Minimum of 5 years technical design experience
  • Experience designing pressure vessels and/or tanks, and understanding their specifications
  • Working knowledge of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code
  • Working knowledge of Refinery standard specification related to Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers     


Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Prepare detailed design calculations
  • Prepare detailed product and material specifications
  • Approve engineering drawings
  • Approve all tank type approvals and certification
  • Provide general engineering advice and support
  • Manage prototype testing of products
  • Manage the library of design codes, regulations, specifications and standards
  • Ensure that all US DOT exemptions required for various products are valid
  • Ensure that appropriate design software is used



  • R700,000 - R900,000 cost to company per annum 
  • Package includes company medical aid & pension contribution