Project Engineer (must be fluent in Afrikaans), Kempton Park – Ref: 745040-3


Ref: 745040-3

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Project Engineer from a Consulting Engineering background to be responsible for engineering and design activities relating to scoping, pre-feasibility, feasibility studies, EPCM and EPC projects.

Position details:

Main functions include (but not limited to):

  • Lead, coordinate and manage all engineering and design functions for a project.
  • Ensuring different disciplines are integrated into an effective, fit for purpose, engineering solution.
  • Technical support.
  • Contract management.
  • Site support.
  • Commissioning.
  • Documentation and handover.


  • Ensure that engineering designs are innovative.
  • Ensure that engineering is fit for purpose.
  • Ensure that engineering is safe (with specific reference to the legal SHE requirements in terms of Clause 21 of the MHSA).
  • Ensure that designs are constructible and operationally viable.
  • Ensure that the best engineering principles, statutory regulations, statutory acts, codes of practice, industry norms, specifications together with the client specifications and the applicable procedures are applied.
  • Ensure all required engineering design criteria are generated and that they aligned with the project scope and budget.
  • Ensure the engineering deliverables meet customer and other stakeholder expectations.
  • Ensure all engineering functions and activities are planned and managed in a coordinated and efficient manner so as to enhance engineering integrity and minimize rework.
  • Ensure effective management of the information flow and other interfaces between the engineering disciplines; engineering and the design office and the engineering and the project management and support functions.
  • Develop and manage an engineering schedule which meets project schedule requirements in an efficient and logical manner, ensuring the achievement of procurement schedules.
  • Manage design coordination reviews with specific reference to monitoring progress and coordinating engineering activities between disciplines.
  • Co-ordinate the receipt of certified vendor information into the drawing office.
  • Ensure an appropriate level of design review to monitor technical quality and conformance to all requirements.
  • Manage engineering and design risk continually and proactively throughout the project lifecycle, escalating more serious risks to HOD and/or project management level as required.
  • Comply with the project safety procedures, and the company safety culture.
  • Ensure that procurement packages are effectively managed in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Ensure that project quality is managed in accordance with the project quality plan or project specific requirements.
  • Ensure the appropriate level and quality of technical/engineering input is provided timeously into the compilation and management of all procurement packages.
  • Conduct FAT testing on equipment to ensure equipment leaves respective workshops in a working condition and with the highest standards of workmanship
  • Define, obtain approval for and manage an engineering scope of work and deliverable schedule to meet the project and corporate requirements in respect of the level of engineering and costing accuracy.
  • Manage, control and record all changes to engineering scope of work within the project and/or engineering change control system, ensuring the impact on schedule, cost and quality are calculated, communicated. approved and formalized.
  • Provide assistance to the construction team on site in terms of:
    • Solving engineering related queries.
    • Determination and management of construction related QC requirements.
    • Attendance on site during the construction completion and commissioning phases.
    • Vendor involvement facilitation for approval of installation.
    • Commissioning assistance.



  • Manage personal and design/draughting budget man-hours.
  • Ensure designs produced are in accordance with the capital budget and quantities.
  • Adjudication of equipment and contractors after tender process. Ensure that adjudication is based on quality, suitability, reputability, and cost.
  • Manage capital budget as allocated per discipline/procurement package.
  • Ensure suitable contract management is applied to managed procurement packages
  • Ensures implementation of purchase order contracts for various items to various vendors. These contracts are related to the mechanical equipment, structural steel & plate work and pipe fabrication for projects
  • Ensure proper change management procedure Is adhered to.


Client Relations

  • Ensures that all interactions with clients are conducted in professional and respectful manner.
  • Ensures that clients are kept informed and up to date on status of project technical aspects.
  • Ensures that company remains the clients engineering service provider of choice.
  • Liaises and coordinates with sub-contractors, the client, project manager and engineers of other disciplines to ensure adherence to project and client requirements and specifications.
  • Weekly and monthly reporting produced timeously and accurately.
  • Generation of RFI (Request for Information) and VO (Variation Order) documentation for various variations identified within the project.

Location (country, city): Kempton Park

Job Qualification & Experience:

5-7 years EPCM Project experience
B.Eng Mechanical

Personal Capabilities

  • Shows initiative and proactiveness (i.e. prevents rather than solves problems or provides a solution).
  • Is committed to the success of the project.
  • Has a positive and can-do attitude.
  • Values innovation and diversity of ideas.
  • Takes ownership for personal development (within industry through registration and within company).

Company Description:

Our client offers specialised design, optimization and construction of metallurgical processes.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.


Project Engineer (must be fluent in Afrikaans), Kempton Park – Ref: 745040-3

Project Engineer

Project Engineer


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