Mechanical Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Bethal, Mpumalanga


Job Details

Seriti Green

Minimum experience

Company primary industry
Renewals and Environment

Job functional area

Job Description

The RoleTo play an important role in the development, design review, commissioning and maintenance of mechanical systems and components for wind energy projects. Mechanical engineer to work with cross-functional teams to ensure the proper installation and operation of wind turbines and associated infrastructure, contributing to the advancement of sustainable and renewable energy solutions.Key responsibilities include Design and Development:Support in the development and review of project employer requirements and standards.Designs, develops, and supervises the manufacture, testing, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the renewable generation facility.Ensure mechanical design of projects is reviewed according to the internal quality systems and industry best practice.Keep up to date with state-of-the-art technological developments in the renewable energy sector and update internal systems to align with latest best practice in the industry.Monitoring and providing direction on mechanical technology towards enhancing mechanical efficiency and project design optimization.Project Planning:Assess mechanical requirements, calculate resource requirements, and create schedules for design, production, and installation to contribute to project planning.Collaborate directly with suppliers and manufacturers to examine designs, procure materials, and ensure quality requirements are met.Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams that include electrical engineers, environmental experts, and project managers to ensure that mechanical systems are seamlessly integrated into wind energy projects.Writing reports and reviewing outputs of appointed Consulting and Contractor engineers and technologists.Controlling costs on Projects and ensuring milestones are-met.Regulatory Compliance:Ensure that all mechanical designs and activities adhere to industry norms, Grid Codes, regulatory and safety requirements.Knowledge of relevant processes, procedures, policies, guidelines and legislation.Advising senior staff of safety related risks of critical plant equipment and operation regimes.Monitor mechanical issues within Seriti Green owned and operated assets and initiates projects to implement rectify and improve the mechanical issues.Advise senior staff with regards to long-term plant health care of operating plant mechanical equipment.Operations and MaintenanceDevelop, review and implement facility and equipment performance models.Support in the development and implementation of warehouse and workshop systems for inventory management.Continuous management and improvement of spares, materials and consumables to ensure operations and maintenance to drive down costs while improving quality. Education & ExperienceMechanical Bachelor’s (BSc) Degree, BTech Mechanical Engineering or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field. Eng professional registration and Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) is advantageous.WindPRO, WASP, and PVsyst software experience is advantageous.Minimum 5 years’ experience in a large infrastructure and construction environment as Mechanical Engineer.Excellent knowledge and experience into the behaviour of mechanical plant.Experience and knowledge of life of plant assessment and engineering techniques of Wind Turbine plant.Financial skills and understanding of systems.Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.Sound technical and commercial understanding of the construction industry.Good understanding of the appropriate South African Legislation and International Standards and Regulations.Desirable to have wind farm project development, delivery, and operation experience.Demonstrated high level of commercial acumen, with a proven ability to navigate complex deal structures.Demonstrated capacity to work for a multitude of internal and external clients with conflicting interests and priorities.Demonstrated capacity to influence outcomes.Demonstrated capacity to develop and manage relationships to ensure outcomes are achieved as harmoniously as possible.Demonstrated capacity to work both autonomously and within the team environment; use initiative; solve problems through analytical thinking; and make decisions within an intense construction environment.Character & AttributesEnthusiastic commitment to the renewable energy industry.Ability to demonstrate high standards of ethical conduct, honesty, and integrity.High attention to detail accuracy.Cost conscious.The capacity and willingness to perform hands-on tasks.Self-motivated with the ability to work both individually and as a part of a small, skilled, and highly focused team, with a “can-do” attitude and willingness to take ownership of delivering on their goals and responsibilities.Proactive approach to problem-solving and comfortable to make recommendations around resolving challenges.Strong commercial acumen and an ability to think and act strategically to maximize opportunities for the business.Flexible working style, able to work at a variety of different levels both inside and outside the organisation and with members of the team being in different locations.Team player.Comfortable, available and willing to travel and do business within Africa at times.High attention to detail including adherence to company procedures.Resourceful, well organised and effective at accomplishing objectives.Ability to learn quickly and meet deadlines.Ability to problem-solve.Ability to build effective relationships and delivery on expectations.Safety consciousness. Employment Package Outline:Salary:Market RelatedBenefits:Medical aidRetirement contributionEmployee assistance programmeProfessional development opportunitiesRewards:Performance bonusClosing date: 28 May 2024 All applicants are thanked for their interest.  Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.


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