WSP Group Africa: Mechanical Engineering Internship (Cape Town)

Mechanical Engineering Internship

Company WSP Group Africa (Pty) Ltd

Reference # WSP/PTY/CPT/07/2022

Published 15/03/2022

Contract Type Contract

12 Months

Salary Market Related

Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Duration 12 Months



WSP is one of the most diverse consulting firms in Africa. To further our strategic business expansion plan we are seeking new employees who are loyal, committed, competent and proud to work for us. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

We are seeking a Graduate engineer who has background technical knowledge in the mechanical building services (HVAC) field, which can be utilised as a strong foundation to successfully contribute to the productivity and success of the Property Coastal Mechanical team. The candidate should have a passion for engineering, be competent, hardworking, a fast learner, reliable, and someone who takes initiative.

The successful intern will be rapidly upskilled to perform designs using all of the following vendor suites of engineering software tools:

AutoDesk Revit software


AutoDesk BIM 360 Construction Management Software

IES Building Energy Modeling Software

Job Functions Engineering

Industries Engineering



The candidate will be upskilled to perform the following modeling and engineering designs tasks :

HVAC Mechanical Designs, based on client requirements and specifications

Air/fluid/heat Flow calculation software and analysis

Heat Load calculations

Preparation of tender documents and the tender processes

Site monitoring and visiting sites as required

Researching and driving technological innovation through Building Information Management (BIM



Minimum B. Tech or BSC/BEng degree (Mechanical or Mechatronic)

Must be MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and AutoCAD proficient.

0-1 year experience related to HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning) Mechanical design on commercial or industrial projects advantageous

Registered as a candidate engineer with ECSA advantageous

Experience in a consulting environment, after graduation advantageous

Experience on the software packages Revit, HAP, IES, Naviswork, BIM360 advantageous


Self-training ability, with an affinity to learn new design technologies

Good general computer skills

Taking ownership and being proactive in the working environment

Possess initiative and good interpersonal skills

Must be a collaborative team player

Resilient under pressure to work independently from dispersed location whilst operating as a team

Accuracy – Attention to detail and correctness of information

Committed to delivering excellent levels of service good communicator

Job Closing Date 29/03/2022

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