NOV Is Hiring: Hydraulics Engineer (Port Elizabeth)

Closing Date: 22 February 2023

As Hydraulic Engineer you will be joining our Port Elizabeth team responsible for hydraulic design and technical documentation on various equipment for new and existing markets. Our customers are oil and rig companies, rig operators and renewable-energy industry. We have a broadly composed professional environment with heavy expertise in the following disciplines: Mechanical, hydraulics, pipe design & layout, automation, electrical / instrumentation as well as structure calculation.


Design and calculation of hydraulic systems and components in accordance with international standards and regulations
Prepare Hydraulics Flow Diagram, bills of material, technical documentation, and test procedures and engineering reports
Contribute to standardization of hydraulic system / components and conduct improved quality, environment, and safety
Comply with and perform NOV Quality Management System processes and procedures
The positions also include versatile and varied engineering work, a close cooperation with other departments and disciplines within NOV
Some travel activities will be expected


We are looking for engineers with a Master’s or Bachelor’s education (Mechanical/Mechatronics) or other equivalent and relevant experience


Understanding of hydraulic theory and the ability to apply knowledge in the design of hydraulic circuits
Hydraulic experience theoretical and practical with land and offshore drill floor and auxiliary equipment preferred (Desirable)
Knowledge of hydraulic components and suppliers in the market (Essential)
Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD and computer skills (Essential)
Ability to effectively communicate technical principles and equipment operation to other stakeholders

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