South Africa - Western Cape, Bellville
We are looking to fill the position of a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our electrical engineering unit, forming part of a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering team based in Centurion.
The company undertakes large capital projects for various clients, across many sectors, however the primary responsibility of the Centurion team is Buildings and Industrial Projects.
Primary responsibilities will include the following:
Preparation and management of schedules, estimates, progress reports, meetings, procurement etc.
Electrical engineering and design during all project phases according to client, national and international standards.
Assessing of Client / Project Electrical Engineering Requirements.
Prepare concept design and the ability to objectively evaluate both technically and commercially, different options based upon project objectives / requirements.
Cost Estimation of electrical Engineering scope of work, including equipment and construction costs.
Detailed Electrical Engineering of LV and MV (up to 132kV) including the development and checking of :
Single Line Diagrams
Electrical Schematic Diagrams
Hazardous Area Classification
Diversification and Load factors.
Electrical Network Design
Fault Level Calculations
Motor start-up and Protection Schemes (MV and LV)
Protection Schemes modelling of protection schemes and definition of Protection settings.
Power Metering specification and interface to Energy / Building Management Systems.
Cable Routing Design
Cable Sizing Calculations
Lighting Calculations, modelling and layouts.
Earthing Risk Assessments, earthing system design, Earthing layouts.
Specification of Electrical Equipment including, Switchgear, Distribution Boards, Motor Control Centres, Transformers, Motors, VSD’s, Soft starters, UPS’s, Power Factor Correction, Filters, Cables, Lighting, BMS and communication systems.
Fire detection Systems layouts and Specification.
Specification of Construction Standards of installation.
Interface with PLC’s, DCS systems and Building Management Systems and design the interface Control Systems.
Interface with Energy Efficiency and providing energy efficient electrical solutions.
Interface and Familiar with Quality of Power Supply requirements and evaluation.
Design schemes to reduce Electromagnetic interference and specify EMC requirements.
Design and specify communications systems with Electrical equipment / systems including Serial Communications using Profibus / fieldbus, Ethernet etc.
Perform and check system studies (e.g. short circuit; load flow and protection coordination).
Utilise vendor data and work with other disciplines as required for engineering and design.
Participate and Perform squad checks of vendor data and drawings from other disciplines.
Develop and check equipment purchase specification and develop RFQ’s (e.g. MV and LV switchboards; D/B.s, MCC’s, power transformers, Power factor Correction motors, VSDs, UPSs Filters, Cables, Lighting, BMS and communication systems).
Develop technical scope of work and tender documentation and bills of quantities for construction contracts.
Develop tender documentation, adjudicate tenders, provide re-measurement of works and approve contract claims.
Prepare Project Scheduling and Planning, developing basic Barcharts for Electrical Engineering input to project management team.
Manage progress & quality control activities for equipment manufacture.
Conduct vendor inspections and factory acceptance testing of equipment.
Manage switchgear and specialist equipment contractors.
7+ years relevant experience.
BEng / BSc or BTech Electrical Engineering.
Professional registration with ECSA.
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Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country South Africa
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 228186BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.