Pressure Vessel Design Engineer

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Pressure Vessel Design Engineer

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Location: Cape Town, South Africa Closing Date: 15/02/2018
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Job Specific

  • Lead designers in the design of pressure vessels.
  • Develop concept designs of pressure vessels in order to facilitate proposals and perform budget costings.
  • Perform the structural analysis of a pressure vessel and prepare design reports.
  • Submit designs and reports to approval authorities and resolve technical queries.



  • Bachelor's Degree or B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years in a similar role and closely related field. (Marine industry preferable).
  • 7 years dedicated experience in pressure vessel design with ASME VIII division 1 and 2 and EN13445 which includes design and analysis using PV Elite and Solidworks.
  • 5 years dedicated experience in finite element analysis according to ASME VIII div 2, part 5.
  • 5 years dedicated experience in Solid works modeling and simulation.
  • 4 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.
  • Some experience in machinery design is preferred but not essential. 
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, manage multiple tasks, and be goal oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
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