Commissioning and Mechanical Design Engineer (CT)


E 4 Exec


07 Feb 2018

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South Africa's largest manufacturer of industrial and utility boilers, that services both local and export markets, and an equal opportunity company, has a great career opportunity for a Commissioning and Mechanical Design Engineer in CT. (Bellville)

This vacancy exists in the Industrial Watertube Boiler Division, Bellville, and will suit a person who has initiative and drive and is able to work under the pressure of handling all the commissioning and mechanical engineering aspects of several major boiler projects simultaneously. The position will involve travel locally and internationally for extensive periods, especially in Africa and South East Asia.


Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering. A Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal-fluids) would be an asset.


  • Have a better than average academic record, especially in the fields of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer and stress analysis;
  • Be able to interact with customers at all levels;
  • Have an appreciation of the commercial aspects of engineering contracts;
  • Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English;
  • Be proficient in Excel, Word and C and/or C# Programming languages;
  • Experience with thermal-fluid system simulation tools will be beneficial and Flownex is the preferred software package used.

Key Responsibilities

  • Commissioning of Industrial Watertube Boilers.
  • Do detail design of Watertube Boilers.
  • Prepare operating and maintenance manuals and commissioning procedures.
  • Cold and hot commissioning of boilers and combustion equipment, mechanical inspections, commissioning of fans, pumps, gearboxes, AC variable speed drives, burners, oil & gas systems, control valves, boiler refractory dry-outs, chemical boil-outs, setting of safety valves, boiler automatic controls tuning and setting up of controls.
  • Complete performance testing of boilers, efficiency testing of boilers, boiler inspections and boiler operational fault finding.


  • Candidates with at least five years’ experience in a design engineering environment would be preferred.

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


CPT - Northern Suburbs
Western Cape
South Africa