Engineering Mentors x 4 (3>5 year contract) - Pretoria

Engineering Mentors x 4 (3>5 year contract), Pretoria, R neg.

Our client in the Defence industry is looking for four (4) retired engineers who are passionate about the development of future engineers, who will act as Electronic/Mechanical Engineering mentors to a pipeline of science, engineering and technology candidates.  You will be responsible to support 
and grow the development of pipeline candidates and initiatives for future engineers within the group.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in electronic or mechanical engineering.

  • Extensive engineering experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering design, system engineering tools and engineering projects.

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to mentor and guide junior engineers.

  • Ability to delegate projects to junior engineers.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Ability to travel nationally.

  • Flexible working hours can be arranged.

  • SA Citizenship is required for this position.


  • Attract and support the development of high calibre engineering bursars.

  • Participate in outreach initiatives for SET pipeline students and school visits.

  • Act as a mentor to junior engineers and students.

  • Develop and coordinate a structured vacation training programme in partnership with group’s engineers.

  • Support the development and skills in the following:

    • Digital and analogue design including:

      • In complex, high-speed digital design.

      • Programmable logic design using VHDL.

      • Simulations to verify design functions.

      • Schematic capture.

      • Exposure to debugging and verification, which entails:

        • Use of state-of-the-art equipment to debug designs.

        • Formal functional verification.

        • Formal acceptance testing.

        • System and sub-system integration.

        • Complete acceptance test reports.

      • Configuration and quality management;

      • Technical report writing and presentation skills; and

      • Induction into the engineering career in the defence industry.

    • Provide junior engineers with opportunities to work on real projects.

    • Assist with career development of candidate engineers.


Salaries will be calculated according to qualifications and applicable experience.

Medical Aid and Pension Fund.


Credit, criminal, qualification and employment history checks are a pre-requisite for this position.

Should you not be contacted within 10 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only.

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