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

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  • Recruiter: EngineeringJobs
  • Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Added: 15 May 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included

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.


Requirements:



  • 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.



Responsibilities:



  • 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.




Offer


Salaries will be calculated according to qualifications and applicable experience.


Medical Aid and Pension Fund.


Instructions


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.

It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in South Africa. Unless the advert states otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before applying.

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