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Proposal Engineer (Durban)

Leading water treatment group are seeking a Mechanical or Chemical Engineering graduate would be required to prepare proposals for the design, build & operations of water treatment plant’s


  1. Analysing of request for quotation (RFQ) documents.
  2. Flowsheet development including process design calculation’s
  3. Tender design document preparation
  4. Tender proposal preparation.
  5. Cost estimation including the sourcing of quotations from suppliers & subcontractors
  6. Active team player engaging positively with other engineering & drafting disciplines in order to prepare proposals.
  7. Keen interest in the water sector, actively following new projects, competitors, technology suppliers, potential partners and business trends.
  8. Comfortable to fulfil business development roles as they arise, engaging with clients, do offer and bid clarification presentations, site visits, etc.
  9. To take interest and develop a general commercial and contractual knowledge over time for the preparation of bids. Upskill himself / herself with historic project and tender information and cost to develop a good understanding of budgets and forecast for tendering purposes.
  10. Assisting in the development and upkeep of tender databases for costing, proposals, client references, etc.
  11. Willingness to travel for client & site meetings.
  12. Good writing & communication skills.


  1. (Chemical) / BEng. (Chemical), or Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering.
  2. 1 to 3 Years applicable experience preferably in the water treatment industry that involved some of the following aspects:

A). Process design of water treatment systems

B). Implementation - construction & commissioning

C). Proposal preparation with a clear and concise writing ability

D). Business Development


R20,000 to R25,000 CTC

Date Posted

Tuesday, 28 March 2023

Closing Date

Sunday, 30 April 2023


Ian MacFarlane

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