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Senior Package Engineer South Africa


Hatch South Africa South Africa

1 month ago

Requisition ID: 86792

Job Category: Engineering

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining , energy , and infrastructure , our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally.

Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining... exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.

Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Package Mechanical Engineer to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Package Mechanical Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. The Mechanical Engineer is broadly responsible for establishing system requirements, performing functional analyses, defining design criteria, preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications, data sheets and reports. In addition, the Mechanical Engineer is required to develop, or provide input into, 3D models and 2D drawings.

The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Lead Mechanical Engineer on a large project and to the Project Manager or the Engineering Manager on a small project. The Mechanical Engineer may supervise junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists on a project. The Mechanical Engineer is expected to mentor young engineers as part of their career development programs.

As the successful candidate, you will;
• Assist in defining project scope
• Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the delivery of project
• requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
• Perform system analyses, establish user requirements, analyze system functional and
• performance requirements, define design criteria, and establish system layouts and
• designs
• Prepare engineering calculations such as hydraulic modeling, stress analysis, equipment
• sizing and tank, pressure vessel and bin design and ensuring that all analyses satisfy
• user and system requirements
• Prepare technical specifications based on input received from other disciplines
• Conduct interface management between related systems
• Prepare data sheets based on input received from other disciplines
• Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise
• Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates
• Prepare and/or review project standard specifications and design criteria
• Prepare or provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical drawings
• Participate in and contribute to design reviews
• Carry out assigned tasks within budget and schedule
• Stamp documents and drawings as required and if appropriately registered
• Manage small capital and maintenance projects
• Assist in preparing proposals
• Review and evaluate technical work prepared by junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists
• Assist in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports
• Construction supervision and management dependent upon project demands
• Assist in the commissioning of systems on site as required.
• You bring to the role;
• BSc/BEng in mechanical engineering.
• Registration as a professional engineer. Alternatively, registration as a candidate
• professional engineer actively working towards professional registration.
• Minimum five years project engineering experience.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Good planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to function with minimal supervision.
• Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the
• mechanical engineering discipline.
• Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate mechanical
• activities between disciplines.
• Safety awareness.

• Sound knowledge of Hatch 3D data centric design systems
• Sound knowledge of Hatch engineering management systems
• Ability to delegate tasks and effectively supervise others
• Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.

Why join us?
• Work with great people to make a difference
• Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions
• Top employer

What we offer you?
• Flexible work environment
• Long term career development
• Think globally, work locally

Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.

We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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