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Dec 04, 2018

Chief Engineer Mechanical

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Pretoria
Full time Engineering

Job Description

POST : CHIEF ENGINEER MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (GRADE A) REF NO:
141218/01
BRANCH : NWRI: CD: ENGINEERING SERVICESDIR: MECHANICAL AND
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
SALARY : R991 281per annum (All inclusive OSD salary package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering Degree (B Eng / BSc (Eng). Minimum six (6) years post
qualification experience. Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional
Engineer (proof must be attached). A valid driver’s license (Certified copy must
be attached). Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer.
Knowledge of programme and project management. Knowledge of engineering
design and analysis, legal and operational compliance. Knowledge in research
and development. Good verbal and communication skills. Understanding of
process knowledge and skills. Understanding of Public Service Regulations
including PFMA. Must be able to work independently, self-motivated,
responsible and reliable.
DUTIES : Design and specification of mechanical engineering systems for water
infrastructure, e.g. Pumps, Valves, Pipelines, overhead cranes, HVAC, etc.
Oversee installation, testing and commissioning of such components and
systems. Prepare mechanical designs and technical specifications. Review,
evaluate, edit and approves engineering designs according to design
principles and theory. Ensure adequate standard of technical documentation,
reporting and contribute in updating of standards. Coordinate design
integration across the engineering disciplines within the Directorate as well as
to other directorates. Optimising design and cost-effectiveness of projects
and risk management. Provide support and development of Water and
Sanitation Service’s Infrastructure. Provide support in contract management
and administration. Inspect and/or test infrastructure equipment, systems and
installations including preparation of reports of the findings and
recommendations. Compile, review and comment on contract documentation
proposals and Bids. Communicate and negotiate with contractors,
consultants and clients of the Directorate. Formulate policies and guidelines
relative to the Directorate’s functions. Provide leadership and direction to the
Directorate. Provide assistance to manage financial allocations to projects
and programs. Provide guidance and mentorship to candidate engineers and
technicians within the Directorate.

Head Office (Pretoria): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag
X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to 285 Continental Building, Corner of
Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. For attention: Ms. LI Mabole

Salary

R991 281per annum

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