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Job Information

AECOM Mechanical Engineering II in Gauteng, South Africa

South Africa - Gauteng, Gauteng

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful incumbent will be reporting to the AECOM Africa Oil and Gas Director.

  • Mechanical Engineering on the design of oil and gas piping & pipeline systems, pumps, compressor, metering and pressure reduction stations, aviation fuel systems and fire systems.

  • Work in the capacity of the responsible Professional Engineer on oil and gas projects.

  • Knowledge of 3D modelling, including model development and supervision of model development and model reviews.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safety engineering processes on oil and gas projects, including HAZOP, SIL, HAZID, QRA studies etc.

  • Development and oversight of development of design drawings, P&ID’s, isometrics, layouts, equipment lists, data sheets, specifications, bills of quantities and design calculations.

  • Pipe stress analyses.

  • Experience in construction projects, including quality oversight on design compliance.

  • Experience in concept and feasibility studies.

  • Use of international and local design standards and codes of practice;

  • Interface of designs with other disciplines e.g. civil, structural, electrical, control and architectural;

  • Interfacing with suppliers of mechanical equipment;

  • Project management on oil and gas projects, including setting up of budgets, project resourcing and management of projects budgets and profitability.

  • Quality assurance (office, factory and site)

  • Safety and environment;

  • Lead a mechanical engineering team, provide technical training and mentorship to less experienced mechanical engineers;

  • Experience in the development oil and gas strategies, proposals and bids for oil and gas projects. Leading of bids and proposals for small to medium sized projects.

  • Client development and key client maintenance

Minimum Requirements


Work related experience required (including specific skills or abilities to do the job):

  • Minimum 8 + years’ experience within a consulting engineering environment;

  • Proficiency in the following software will be an advantage:

  • AutoCAD and 3D modelling software.

  • Stress analyses software.

  • MS Project or Primavera.

  • Hydraulic Modelling software.

  • Personal Attributes:

  • Independent worker, deadline orientated, committed and driven individual, able to lead and support a professional team.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred skills and Qualification:

  • BEng Mechanical Engineering. Post graduate qualification will be an advantage.

  • Professionally registered with ECSA

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 215540BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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