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Junior Finite Element Analyst EOI

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

Company: Hatch

Specialized Engineering Analysis and Design Engineer-In-Training


The Company:

Hatch is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary professional services firm that delivers a comprehensive array of technical and strategic services, including Consulting, Information Technology, Engineering, Process Development, and Project and Construction Management to the Mining, Metallurgical, Energy, and Infrastructure sectors. Hatch has served clients for over 80 years and has project experience in more than 150 countries around the world. Established in Canada in 1955, we have grown to a team of more than 8,000 people in over 65 offices. The firm has more than $35 billion in projects currently under management.


Job Duties:

Daily tasks would vary based on the current project, but responsibilities would typically include:

  • Advanced engineering analysis, including modeling using Finite Element Method (Finite Element Analysis);
  • Project planning and management to meet budget, schedule, and quality requirements;
  • Design optimization and solution development for challenging problems;
  • Interfacing with clients and vendors;
  • Site visits for project work and result presentation;
  • Project opportunities across all Hatch sectors

The Candidate:

We are looking to hire someone within the Specialized Engineering Analysis and Design (SEAD) group. The main focus of SEAD is to provide specialized engineering expertise and services such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Fitness-for-Service Assessment to Hatch’s clients. Our work is highly diverse, including opportunities to work on unique and challenging projects across all the industries that Hatch serves. This job requires close interaction with engineers within the SEAD group and from other disciplines, in a team environment to perform detailed engineering analysis.

We are looking for a candidate with the following attributes:

  • Excellent academic performance and a demonstrated interest in structural and/or thermomechanical engineering of industrial equipment;
  • Strong fundamentals in theory and application of solid mechanics / dynamics / FEA;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team on challenging projects;
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects / priorities in a fast-paced environment;
  • Fast learner with an eagerness to develop engineering fundamentals and apply them to solving challenging real-world problems and projects;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Strong safety and quality focus

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Master’s degree preferred from an accredited University.
  • 0-3 years of engineering experience

All applicants must submit a copy of transcript (official or unofficial) in order to be considered for this role.




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