Our team is continually expanding to meet the increasing demand for our services. Optimal has an international reputation for the range and depth of technical knowledge at its disposal and the calibre of the individuals who deliver this knowledge to our Clients.

Who we are looking for

Our aim is to attract professionals to our team of exceptionally well qualified engineers and scientists who have the skills and the tools to engage in complex projects in the nuclear, energy, mining, chemical and manufacturing sectors. We offer outstanding opportunities to individuals who combine experience, excellent academic qualifications and the desire to engage in a wide variety of challenging commercial, legislative as well as technical issues in the development of complex projects.

Why work for Optimal?

We offer an excellent employment package and the opportunity to participate in some of the world’s most significant asset management projects. To initiate a conversation regarding working with us please send in your CV and a covering letter to:


Each year, we look to recruit a number of graduates through our graduate scheme. The process starts in September and closes as soon as the open positions are filled.

Speculative Application

Have you been unable to find any suitable vacancies? Then impress us with your speculative application. Apply at Optimal with your comprehensive application together with a brief cover letter.


Data Scientist (UK)


Reliability Engineer (SA)


Key Positions

Asset Reliability Engineer/Asset Management Consultant

Our Asset Reliability Engineers/Asset Management Consultants provide professional maintenance and reliability engineer advisory services to improve asset performance. The key output of the role is to establish a Reliability Engineering and Asset Management program that meets business needs and cascade this program to all assets across the specific operations.


SAP/EAM Data Analyst

SAP/EAM Data Analysts within Optimal support our Asset Management Consultants and Asset Reliability Engineers who use proprietary Enterprise Asset Performance software and tools to analyse and develop effective asset management strategies for various industries. They provide ongoing support and training to our Engineers and Client representatives, while ensuring that all maintenance strategies/data is uploaded to the designated CMMS.


Our Clients