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Project Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR500k - R300k
Job TypeTemporary
EducationEngineering degree
Experience5+ years’ experience

Job Description

A global engineering and construction contractor is looking for a Project Engineer (Gauteng).

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• Engineering degree

• 5+ years’ petrochemical experience


• Registered with ECSA

• Contract position


• Coordinate all engineering activities by planning and assigning project tasks to relevant staff and preparing project specifications, equipment list, requisition index, and vendor drawing index

• Control progress by ensuring that engineering operations are completed in accordance with approved project schedules

• Incorporate unforeseen deviations into the project schedules

• Ensure that the engineering of the project uses the established procedures, specifications and design techniques and is in accordance with job specifications by:

o Reviewing and approving line lists, equipment lists, flowsheets, plot plans, and specifications before release

o Reviewing all piping layout drawings and model as they are being produced and liaison with the drawing office

o Reviewing all isometrics, especially for alloy and lined piping and all critical lines

• Assume technical responsibility for all equipment and subcontracts not assigned to specialist engineers by preparing requisitions and technical bid analyses and approving supplier drawings as necessary

• Coordinate the Company/Client technical interface by obtaining data from Client and reviewing all drawings subject to Client approval before forwarding to Client

• Maintain regular contact with Client engineering representative

• Monitor engineering manhour expenditure and progress by reviewing designs to ensure that contractual requirements are met in the most economic manner and initiating corrective action where necessary

• Ensure that both the Company and supplier drawings are available timely manner by co-ordination of procurement, drawing office and liaison with suppliers

• Coordinate home office/site interface by maintaining regular contact with site, participating in commissioning activities as required and ensuring completion of as-built drawings

• Implement compilation of operating manuals and mechanical catalogues by providing necessary input to technical clerk

• Recommend methods that may improve company procedure by keeping aware of technical development and feedback from Clients

• Organise and conduct internal and external meetings when necessary in order to meet stated project objectives

• Organise design safety reviews and implement findings by controlling engineering development

• Identify contract changes and implement when approved

• Create and maintain an environment in which a positive team spirit exists by ensuring realistic standards and open communication between the members of the project team

• Deputise for Project Manager in his absence

• Assume Project Manager's responsibilities for certain projects as may be assigned to him from time to time

• Undertake other duties as may be assigned to him from time to time

• Conduct and minute fortnightly engineering co-ordination and progress meetings

• Review all equipment requisitions prior to Manager Engineering's signature

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to +27 (0) 86 605 3312. You can also contact Lindy on +27 (0) 21 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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