Job Openings2024-04-29T20:14:12+00:00

Petec Job Openings

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Petec Job Openings

Are you passionate about the maritime industry and eager to be part of a dynamic team that shapes the future of marine engineering? Look no further! We are a leading player in the marine engineering sector, and we’re currently seeking an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our ranks.

Job Openings

Job Opening: Experienced Boilermaker – Fabrication Specialist

Company: Petec Pty Ltd.

Location: Cape Town

About Us: Petec Pty Ltd. is a leader in specialised marine products. We are currently seeking an experienced and skilled boilermaker with a specialization in fabrication to join our team of dedicated professionals. If you are passionate about your craft and have a strong background in metal fabrication for boilers and pressure vessels, we invite you to apply.

Position Overview: As an Experienced Boilermaker – Fabrication Specialist at Petec Pty Ltd., you will play a pivotal role in the fabrication, assembly, and repair of boilers, pressure vessels, and other metal structures. Your expertise in fabrication techniques will ensure that our projects meet the highest standards of quality, safety, and precision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the fabrication and assembly of boilers, pressure vessels, and related metal structures according to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Utilize advanced welding techniques (e.g., MIG, TIG, Stick) and cutting tools to achieve precise and accurate results.
  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to interpret blueprints and ensure precise execution of project plans.
  • Oversee quality checks and inspections at various stages of fabrication to ensure compliance with industry standards and project requirements.
  • Train and mentor junior boilermakers in fabrication techniques and best practices.
  • Maintain a safe and organized work environment, consistently adhering to safety regulations and protocols.


  • Proven experience as a boilermaker with a strong focus on metal fabrication, with [X] years of relevant work experience.
  • Exceptional skills in welding, cutting, and metal fabrication techniques.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and translating engineering drawings and blueprints accurately.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality fabricated products.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and protocols within the industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team setting.
  • Relevant certifications and licenses are a plus.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and specialization.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Retirement savings plans and other financial benefits.
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development and advancement.
  • Inclusive and positive work culture that values innovation and excellence.

How to Apply: If you are an experienced boilermaker with a strong background in fabrication, we encourage you to submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience by clicking on apply now.

Job Opening: Hydraulic Technician

Job Title: Hydraulic Technician

Department: Hydraulic Division

Company: Petec Pty Ltd.

Location: Cape Town

Job Purpose: To troubleshoot, remove, repair, and test all hydraulic and pneumatic equipment used in the marine engineering sector, both onsite and in the workshop, in order to restore equipment functionality. The candidate must be well-versed in hydraulic piping skills and able to read hydraulic diagrams. This role requires a skilled, dynamic hydraulic professional with hands-on experience in repairing, assembling, and troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Competencies: Entry Requirements:

  • Qualified Fitter or Diesel Mechanic (trade-tested)
  • N3
  • Driver’s license (code EB)
  • Toolbox with basic tools


  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Mechanics


  • Basic hand skills
  • Problem-solving


  • Professional pride
  • Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Focus

Position Available: Immediate

Monthly Salary: Negotiable depending on qualification and experience


  • Inclusion in company Pension scheme
  • Optional medical coverage

How to Apply: If you are a skilled and dynamic hydraulic professional looking to work for a reputable organization, we invite you to submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience by clicking on apply now.

Job Opening: 3x Mechanical Draughtsman

Job Title: Mechanical Draughtsman

Department: Mechanical Division

Company: Petec Pty Ltd.

Location: Cape Town

Marine Engineering company in Cape Town is currently looking to employ 3 x Mechanical Draughtsman for short term, long term and/or permanent employment with the following attributes:

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Mechanical Engineer, you will be required to assist the drawing office by creating 3D assemblies along with their respective components and fully detailed manufacturing drawings using Autodesk Inventor.
Ideally you would also be proficient with different measuring tools (Tape measure, Vernier, Inside & Outside Micrometer, etc.) to reverse engineer sample parts.

Key Performance Areas:

  •  Provide design/drawing support to the Engineer.
  •  3D modelling and creation of working drawings according to company’s standard.
  • Creation of 3D models & drawings from ‘off the sample’ parts.
  • Preparation of manufacturing project files.
  • Creation of hydraulic schematic drawings.
  • Sourcing of components from suppliers.
  • Technical assistance to the workshop staff during the production process.

Post Requirements:

  • Mechanical Draughting Certificate or equivalent.
  • Min one year experience within the manufacturing environment using 3D CAD software (Autodesk Inventor will be an advantage)
  • Good understanding of mechanical systems and their function.
  • Able to work independently or interactively as a member of a team.
  • Self-motivated with creative and innovative mind.
  • Proficient with measuring tools (Tape measure, Vernier, inside & outside Micrometer, etc.)
  • Good communication skills (verbal, written & interpersonal).
  • Valid Code B Driver’s License.

How to Apply: Forward CV to