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  • Posted: Jun 18, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    As an African oil company with a history dating back to 1897, we’ve spent every decade since then enriching the lives of the continent’s people. We’ve done this by identifying opportunities, finding innovative solutions, and providing energy that fuels Africa’s growth. It’s why we now hold presence in 17 countries in sub-Saha...
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    Engineering Technician - Johannesburg

    Who you are

    • You have a sound ability to identify needs, implement, track and report progress on multiple concurrent projects
    • You have excellent networking, interpersonal, communication and persuasion skills
    • You are a dynamic thinker with a high aptitude for learning across a wide range of technical and legal topics 
    • You have built credibility and are respected within your organization and amongst your peers for your engineering competence, decisive nature and constructive relationships
    • You are an expert at implementation and execution of small to large projects from planning to project closure admin.
    • You are passionate about understanding how things work, investigating the real root cause of problems and creating lasting solutions 
    • You have excellent communication skills, create clear and logical arguments, are persuasive and can simplify technical content 
    • You have a willingness of being on the road and practical on-site planning/investigations
    • You have a reputation for being insightful, honest and operating with integrity

    What you've done before


    • Consultation with various internal Departments and External Contractors at various Management levels
    • Taken an engineering project through stages from concept, draft design, costing & BOQ, final design, procurement process to implementation
    • At least 5 years of engineering related experience. Petroleum or similar Industry experience an advantage
    • Mechanical Engineering equivalent work experience and your BTech: Mechanical Engineering
    • Deep knowledge of fault finding
    • SLA attention and promptness in addressing issues with urgency 
    • Ability to interface with many people and work independently 
    • Demonstrated ability to cut through masses of data to determine facts
    • Experience in cost-risk assessments in practical project decision making
    • Knowledge of SAP R3
    • Driver's Licence Code 8
    • Management of 3rd Party Contractors (Technical/Financial/HSE/Quality)
    • Capital and operational cost estimates 
    • Ensuring Designs maintained in line with HSE, legal, cost and efficiency objectives


    • Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment and navigate ambiguity
    • Demonstrated ability to network and manage stakeholders
    • Advanced facilitation and consulting skill or desire to acquire same
    • SAP PM Experience 
    • Knowledge of Petrochemical Industry Standards 
    • Experience in design, costing, tendering
    • Advanced organizational skills 

    What you'll be doing

    • Undertake engineering projects and maintenance at Retail Service Stations so as to ensure that the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the company’s physical assets and facilities are at all times constructed and maintained to Engen’s and Regulatory standards.
    • Ensure that the Engen Brand and Safety of Retail Sites are maintained at all times
    • Managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Project Management and database management
    • Project completion on time, within budget and operating as designed 
    • Onsite Incident Response Management

    Exciting Challenges

    • Negotiating through competing demands from external and internal business partners
    • Balancing risk and cost in meeting operational needs within set budgets
    • Learning across multiple engineering and business disciplines
    • Applies knowledge of capability development practices, tools and programs to advance the organisation’s strategic goals
    • Driving and leading technical development across Retail installations
    • Effectively demonstrating value to Leadership
    • Operate effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Engen on to apply

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