Field Technical Service Engineer

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Mpumalanga

  • R600 - R870 pa cost to company

  • Job 2153780 | Ref FIELTECSEE13101

  • Posted 09 Oct 2017 by Pinagare

About the Position

Main Purpose: To provide service on all boiler related technical aspects.
Key Performance Areas:

  • Execute planned commissioning program accordingly.
  • Compile plant method statements.
  • Develop complete maintenance plans.
  • Configuration management (plant codifications, P and ID compilation and plant labelling).
  • Develop, maintain and update maintenance and operating procedures, specifications and standards in accordance with international standards.
  • Ensure AIA involvement and approval where applicable.
  • Identify new business development opportunities.
  • Compile sound business plans.
  • Execute full engineering modification processes.
  • Execute and interpret codes related to boiler, performance and process measurements.
  • Plan and execute equipment testing.
  • Evaluate performance results.
  • Monitor plant performance.
  • Ensure correct use of calibrated equipment.


  • Self-driven.
  • Portrays leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good interpersonal abilities.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Sound client liaison.
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good planning and organising skills.
  • People and performance management skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and influence others positively.

Preferred Requirements:

  • BTech or BSc degree in Mechanical, Electrical (light current) or Control and Instrumentation.
  • 5 Years' working experience in a similar engineering environment.
  • Knowledge of conditioning monitoring techniques.
  • Ability to interpret testing inspection database reports and computerised management system reports.
  • Knowledge of life cycle management.
  • General craft knowledge.
  • Sound technical knowledge and understanding of the following plant areas and components including commissioning activities:
  • Boiler pressure parts and boiler control.
  • Motors and gear boxes.
  • High pressure piping (HPP).
  • Firing equipment.
  • Ash removal, milling, soot blowing and fuel gas clearing plants.
  • Overall boiler process optimisation.
  • Valves.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office).

Candidates will be subject to a selection process.

Please note that internal candidates that meet the Preferred Requirements will be given preference.

If you are interested and believe you qualify, please send your CV in MS Word to Email Address or fax to Contact Number by no later than 12h00 on Friday, 13 October 2017.

If you have not heard from us within one (1) month of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

This appointment will be made in accordance with our Employment Equity Policy.

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Please quote the reference number and/or vacancy description reflected on this advertisement to ensure the correct processing of you application, otherwise your application might not be considered.

Desired Skills

  • Leadership
  • Business acumen
  • Problem solver
  • Initiative
  • Client liaison
  • inperpersonal abilities

Desired Work Experience

  • 5 to 10 years Engineering Technician
  • 5 to 10 years [other] Architecture & Engineering

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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