Snr Mechanical Engineer
Date of vacancy:
16th August 2021
Electrical, Mechanical, Control and Instrumentation (EMC&I)
To be Negotiated
Work Type:
Project Based Contract
Centurion with occasional travel to sites
Reports to the Lead Mechanical Engineer in directing, co-ordinating, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & control of mechanical engineering design projects. Drives general mechanical engineering design deliverables.
  • Design of mechanical infrastructure which includes abstraction works, pump station piping and associated equipment.
  • Preparing tender documents as a basis for construction.
  • Reviewing technical submissions.
  • Working collaboratively with other design departments.
  • Supporting other project managers and directors within the business.
  • Keeping up to date with environmental matters and being aware of policy and developments in this area.
  • Presenting technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical Clients and Colleagues.
  • Monitoring the progress of projects from start to finish – from the feasibility stage to basic and detail design, through to construction and handover.
  • Controlling and managing budgets at project level.
  • Incumbent is expected to carry out site supervision of construction works for short and sometimes long durations on sites as follows.
  • Ensuring compliance with design/specifications and standards
  • Ensuring compliance with project programme and all knowledge areas
  • Attending site meetings
  • Preparing reports
  • Issuing of Site Instructions (SI)
  • Attending to Requests for Information (RFIs) from the contractor
  • Liaising with the Head Office in all cases while contacting site activities
  • Do any ad-hoc office or site duties as assigned by the Lead Mechanical Engineer.
  • BEng Honours in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years Professional Registration with ECSA
  • 10 + years’ experience after graduation
  • A valid Driver’s license
  • The incumbent will be required to travel within South Africa and SADC where South Zambesi is operating.
  • Knowledge of Design Compliance standards ACT, Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Fluid Design Software, CAD.
  • Ability to take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity.
  • Ability to be an active and participating team member, able to transfer skills to others to achieve business objectives in all circumstances
  • Ability to troubleshoot and strategize to meet the long-term vision of the company.
  • Problem solver and target driven individual.
  • Ability to deliver required results while working in a high-pressure environment.

If you are not contacted as a short-listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Candidates are requested to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s license (no original certificates). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered.

Closing Date
Closing Date: 27th August 2021
Advert Reference No: SZ-Snr ME

Completed applications can be e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

To careers@southzambezi.com

Khato Civils Botswana is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability.