Interview Location : Cape Town

Interview Date: November 2023

Work Location: Saudi Arabia


The successful candidate shall be able to:

  • Perform the function of Mechanical Design Engineer of utilities (water) pipeline requirements.
  • Prepare project proposals and initiate work scope outline.
  • Prepare mechanical design and engineering drawings for utilities pipeline from concept to detailed design including scope of work, technical specification, and construction drawings.
  • Carryout necessary utilities pipeline calculations, both manually and through use of software.
  • Review and comment on design, engineering drawings and construction documents related to pipeline. 
  • Conduct analyses, troubleshooting, develop technical reports, and provide solution to complex technical problems.
  • Support project on-site execution


The Mechanical Engineer will handle engineering and design activities for projects and will be responsible to:

  • Perform the function as Pipeline Design engineer responsible for the production of project’s construction documents related applicable building codes & standards.
  • Assess projects’ requirements, identify design requirement, conduct site visits, and prepare necessary design calculations using hand calculations and computer to run standard programs.
  • Determine all required design elements necessary for code compliance. Identify standard details and develop new details as required.
  • Lay out plans and detailed drawings and provide draftsman with required drawings for development
  • Prepare all required pipeline design and engineering drawings including materials’ specifications.
  • Preparing and presenting technical materials such as cost estimates, pipeline layouts, and flow simulations.
  • Work closely with other disciplines within the division/unit to meet projects design objectives
  • Conduct studies, technical assessments and develop technical reports.
  • Review detail mechanical designs including pipe sizing, selection, demand calculations and layouts plans.
  • Coordinate closely with scope writers to develop projects scope of work and technical specifications. 
  • Coordinate and lead the projects’ development
  • Prepare material take-offs for the work as applicable and coordinate with Cost Engineers on the development of projects’ estimates
  • Support projects’ execution in reviewing materials’ submittals, shop drawings, and resolving technical issues.
  • Overseeing the construction and installation process of pipeline infrastructure and systems.
  • Performing quality control assessments and ensuring that the pipelines comply with all technical and safety regulations.


  • Candidate must possess BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering as minimum with emphasis on utilities pipeline.
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience in the Design of utilities pipeline.
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Must have full knowledge of engineering practices, economic principles, calculation methods, detail design requirements and European and US standards and Specifications.
  • Registered and recognized as a mechanical engineer by a professional engineering organization.
  • AutoCAD or Micro station experience.
  • BIM experience is a plus.

Professional attitude, pleasant personality and dedicated individual.