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ESKOM invites Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering Graduates to apply for this post!

Junior Engineer x8 (Various Sites) ERI

Position : Junior Engineer x8 (Various Sites) ERI

Vacancy type: External/Internal Task Grade : M14 Area of Speacialization : Discharge duties required to ensure that the objectives of the Boiler Health Care program are met; accountable for the development, management, implementation, and maintenance of electronic plant condition database to manage boiler health. Department : Boiler Plant Engineering Business Unit : Turbo Gen Services Location : Various Reference Number : ERI 0011875 Closing Date : 2/14/2023

Minimum Requirements Qualification(s): • BSc. Eng./B.Eng./B-Tech. Eng. APPLICABLE (Mechanical/Metallurgical) • For Design Engineer: BSc/BEng Mechanical Engineering Experience: • Completed EIT Training Programme for Graduates • At least 2 Years’ Industry related engineering experience in thermal power plant boilers • The employee is a qualified graduate with extensive experience in sourcing information, networking and with industry related engineering experience Skills and Competencies Skills: • Technical competency in the relevant Engineering Discipline (i.e. Mechanical or Metallurgical) • Good working knowledge of failure mechanisms affecting boiler tubing and other boiler components in thermal power plants. • Good knowledge and understanding of boiler inspection techniques used in identifying and quantifying various failure/degradation mechanisms and in operating a boiler maintenance management system. • Ability to conduct root-cause analyses (RCA) on thermal power plant components to address failures and major incident investigations. • Proficiency in using CAD software to create plant drawings/maps. • Analytical, problem-solving skills, Investigative skills and Technical negotiating skills • High level of computer literacy in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Projects and related Engineering (CAD) Software is essential. • Effective communications skills (English), and able to communicate at all levels in the Organisation. Knowledge: • Engineering and Technical knowledge in relevant Engineering Discipline (i.e. Mechanical, Industrial, and heavy current electrical) • Good knowledge of failure/degradation mechanisms affecting power plant boiler equipment/components, as well as the root-causes and factors that drive damage associated with these mechanisms. • Good working knowledge of boiler inspection techniques to identify various damage and anomalies on power plant boiler equipment/components. Attributes: • A healthy appetite to continuously learn • Growth mindset • High emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills • Able to work under pressure • Team and goal oriented • Positive energy and drive • Able to work under pressure • Able to work in confined spaces and at heights • The incumbent will be required to travel extensively nationally based on business requirements. SHEQ Responsibilities: • Continuous Improvement: Ensure that your Administration Document is current, and includes your SHEQ Objectives. Ensure that all Legal appointments are valid and in place for your area of Control. • SHE Compliance: As a Section 8(2)I appointee, you are to ensure that the duties of the Employer as contemplated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 are properly discharged and all Legal appointments are valid and in place for your area of Control. • Reduce rework: put appropriate measures in place to eliminate errors during scope execution that could result in rework and associated delays to outages or incomplete execution of scope. • Audits: Ensure that all outputs and KPIs relating to SHEQ are met and that any audits that may be performed in respect of SHEQ receive no major audit findings. Key Responsibilities • Delivering on key outputs critical to the functioning and operation of the boiler health care maintenance management system/software • Ensuring that key deliverables or outputs are archived/stored in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Eskom and ERI standards and policies • Ensuring that all key parameters of the boiler health care maintenance management system are properly set up, along with the required inspection templates



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