Senior Engineer x 3 Positions

Posted on :

17 Apr, 2014

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Position : Senior Engineer x3 Internal Advert

Vacancy type: Internal

Task Grade : P16

Area of Speacialization : The development and support of suitable technology, strategies, processes, standards, specifications and designs applicable to steam turbine plants

Department : Power Plant

Business Unit : Generation Plant Engineering

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : 329-1616151NTP


Minimum Requirements

• Qualification(s) :
o BSc.Eng / B.Eng. in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Computer, Civil, Metallurgical or industrial Engineering.
o ECSA Registered as Pr.Eng.


• Experience: 
o 4 years related experience in engineering design, design integration and engineering management in power generation technologies for material handling plant, low pressure services plant, chemical plant, boiler emission control, milling, draft group, burners, power plant process, turbine centre line, pumps, gas turbine, high pressure equipment, feed heating and cooling, solar plants, wind energy plant and related chemistry system, electrical, C&I, and civil.


Skills and Competencies
• Behavioural
o Strong drive to learn
o Be results and delivery focused
o Be able to work as part of a team or alone
o Integrity
o Safety consciousness
o Professionalism


• Leadership 
o Strong communication skills
o Entrepreneurial mind-set
o Ability to build effective relationships and deliver on expectations
o Coaching and mentoring


• Knowledge 
o Mechanical engineering design and analysis
o Steam turbine plant design and operation
o Application of Codes and Standards
o Technology strategy formulation
o Technology forecasting
o Technology road mapping
o Management of technology projects
o Risk analysis principles
o Project management principles
o Understanding of steam turbine process design and analysis
o Understanding of design base, OTS and maintenance base
o Business processes management


• Skills 
o Steam turbine system analytical skills
o Tactical thinking skills
o Negotiation skills
o Risk analysis principles
o Project management principles
o Analytical and problem solving ability
o Financial management skills
o Communication and presentation skills
o Leadership Skills


• Attributes: 
o Depth perception
o Communication Skills


• Assessment: 
o Interview
o Demonstrate experience
o Use scenario sketching
o Ability to see the big picture
o Psychometric assessment


Key Responsibilities

• Provides technical consulting and investigation services in steam turbine plant engineering for customers
• Produces and integrates engineering solutions/designs for steam turbine plant asset creation on behalf of customers at various stages of the project lifecycle
• Develops steam turbine plant operating philosophies, technical standards, procedures, work practices and specifications for approval
• Provides input into Turbine Plant CoE technology vision, strategy and direction setting
• Conducts research into new technologies for steam turbine plants
• Participates in national and international technical forums
• Manages and conducts product, equipment, material, services and change impact evaluations
• Provides professional technical leadership over Engineers within the Turbine Plant CoE


Click here to apply online

Closing Date : 22/4/2014

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
The appointment of the candidate is at the Manager’s sole discretion, taking into account factors which Eskom consider relevant including but not limited to Eskom’s Employment & Occupational Equity Policies, Strategies & Guidelines.  Also note that Eskom supports a smoke-free environment.


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