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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Ref: 740350 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 740350

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: BEng Mechanical
Other Formal Qualification: ECSA - Professional Engineer (Pr Eng)
Annual Package Range: ZAR 851 000 - 950 000, per annum
Total years experience: 11-15 Years

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Current / most recent job title?

Senior Mechanical Engineer

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Manage all technical, design and draughting activities for the vessels, ducting and tanks on project. Was responsible for the design and integration of vessels and ranks with the overall plant.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Manage interactions with structural design, instrumentation and piping with the overall plant and the interface with fabricated equipment.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am a highly motivated person who enjoys solving engineering-related problems that arise on site.

4. Ideal business title: 

Project Engineer / Senior Mechanical Engineer

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Management of all engineering, procurement, installation and technical activities on a project.

6. Skill area of competence:

I have a well-developed ability to solve engineering problems that arise during a project or manufacturing process and a good understanding of engineering design.

7. Career summary:

8 years mechanical design – petrochemical and process plant
5 years projects and construction – new power stations (Medupi & Kusile)

8. Achievements:

My team and I were awarded Employees of the Month. As a team we had resolved many procurement and engineering issues that could have affected the completion and commissioning.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

Seeing a plant you’ve been involved with during design/construction starting up for the first time.

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

A culture of accountability and responsibility towards their clients and employees.


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