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Job title: Mechanical Engineer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 29 October 2020
Job reference no: 3603320876

Job Description

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Matric 
  • Tertiary Qualification in Mechanical (Diploma or BTech)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in relevant field
  • Experience in Designing, Estimating (quoting) and Project Support essential
  • Own Transport Essential
  • Valid Driver’s License Code 08 Essential
  • Must be willing to travel

 

DUTIES:

  • Read preliminary designs
  • Compile a bill of quantities and labour
  • Use technical knowledge of mechanical work to master a variety of cost estimating activities
  • Review client specifications and advise Operations Director of any extraordinary requirements that can significantly impact the project cost estimate
  • Ensure that the client’s requirements are properly addressed in the proposal
  • Monitor project during design development and provide on-going follow through during the subsequent execution of the project
  • Assist with the preparation, coordination, review, and distribution of mechanical estimates including instrument costs and electrical equipment costs
  • Obtain competitive quotes from suppliers and contractors for major equipment as required, assistance will be provided by the Supply Chain Manager
  • Travel to project sites in order to provide cost engineering support (site meetings)
  • Attend project kick off meeting with mechanical team(s) and brief team on how costing was compiled
  • Costing of variation orders
  • Planning of materials required for large scale projects
  • Compile detailed manufacturing drawings for production purposes
  • Responsible for site measurement valuations along with all relevant documentation
  • Meet with Contracts Manager or Supervisor on site for design purposes
  • Ensure drawing designs is current to the project installation and up to date
  • Compile project documentation which includes weld maps, datasheets, drawing updates, bill of materials and spare parts list etc.

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