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Planning and Production of Industrial Boilers

ID:2062

Organization:
This boiler and environmental solution firm was founded in 1960. The facility consists of a boiler plant and an environmental plant. There are about 16 qualified (mechanical) engineers doing design, research and planning mainly in thermo dynamics with regards to boiler design. The company is an international player, they are producing for markets such as the European Union, the United States, South America, the Middle-East and of course South Africa.

The main focus is designing, manufacturing and constructing of industrial watertube and firetube boilers. In addition, the company retrofits, repairs and maintains utility boilers and environmental gas cleaning systems and equipment in the power generation market. The company is also designing, manufacturing and installing related products incorporating heat transfer technology. Besides the production of boilers, the company is also a training center which helps engineers and mechanics to acquire new skills

Internship Description: The degree to which interns will be involved in projects depends heavily on the qualifications of interns and current projects and tasks.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Evaluation in terms of production flow and process improvements
  • Designing technical equipment: The assembled produced boilers weigh about 60 ton each. 
  • Designing and building a rolling and welding equipment
  • Interns will work from Monday-Friday approx. 40 hours per week

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently
  •  Ability to handle responsibility
  • Fluent English skills
  • Engineering background
  • Willing to make an extra effort
  • Advanced skills in engineering Computer programs preferred
  •  Showing initiative
  • Vehicle (the factory is at the outskirts of Cape Town)

Bonus:

  • Paid internship
  • Very supportive staff
  • Good learning experience
  • Days off for vacation (on request)

Start: on request

Duration: at least 4 months, 6 months preferred

Start: Flexible

Duration: 4 months, ideally 6 months

Field: Engineering

Location: Cape Town

Services included:

  • Mediation of the internship
  • Written confirmation
  • Regular meetings
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Activities suggestions
  • Welcome pack with tourist information

Additional services (optional):

  • Accommodation service in shared apartment or host family     
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Car rental agency