Pressure Vessel Design Engineer (Re – advertised) at Unique Group

  • Engineering Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 30,000 - 40,000 / Monthly
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 5 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Unique Group suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Pressure Vessel Design Engineer (Re – advertised) to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Detail design of pressure vessels and related components & interfacing mechanical components / mechanisms
  • Develop concept designs of pressure vessels to facilitate proposals and perform budget costings
  • Perform the structural analysis of a pressure vessel and prepare design reports, using pressure vessel software, analysis as well as from first principles
  • Produce SolidWorks detail designs, conceptual drawings and manufacturing drawings as required
  • Review and checking of drawings, calculations, and analysis input/output
  • Lead and guide draftsman in creating of conceptual drawings and manufacturing drawings as required
  • Manage, review, and approve sub-contractor/outsourced designs and integrate design inputs from them
  • Read and interrogate 3rd party codes and standards and apply to designs (examples: IMCA, ABS, DNV, LR, ASME, EN, SANS etc.)
  • Prepare design submissions for 3rd party appraisal (documents, drawings, design reports etc.)
  • Liaise with 3rd party and resolve technical queries and/or comments throughout the design appraisal process
  • Liaise with AIA and subcontractors (Approved inspection authority) and resolve technical queries and/or comments throughout the design appraisal and production/manufacturing phases as required
  • Produce testing and validation documentation: FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing), Inspection Reports, Quality Control Plans, painting and corrosion protection guidelines
  • Review and interrogate client specifications/requirements and formulate technical specifications/descriptions as well as produce purchasing specifications
  • Software: SolidWorks, AutoCad, MathCAD, PVElite, CodeCALC, MS Office suite, MS D365 (ERP)
  • Experience with Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and FMECA would be advantageous

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.



We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

  • 5 years dedicated experience in pressure vessel design with ASME VIII division 1 and 2 and EN13445 which includes design and analysis using PV Elite, CodeCALC and SolidWorks
  • 5 years dedicated experience in finite element analysis according to ASME VIII div 2, part 5
  • 5 years dedicated experience in SolidWorks modeling and simulation
  • 3 years dedicated experience in AutoCAD modeling and drafting
  • 3 years’ experience is pressure vessel fabrication in exotic materials
  • High level of technical competency in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering design and analysis
  • Hands-on experience in assembly and operation of high-pressure machines and pressure vessels would be advantageous
  • Experience in PVHO, machinery, structural design, metallurgy, and coating specifications would be advantageous
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic team environment, under pressure, manage multiple tasks, quality management, risk management, planning/schedule management and goal oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PR registration would be advantageous
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Position may require international travel



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