Senior Engineer - Electrical - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-12
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Durban
South Africa

South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Job Summary

  • Preparation and management of schedules, estimates, progress reports, meetings, procurement etc.

  • 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.

  • Detailed Electrical Engineering of LV and MV (up to 132kV) including the development and checking of :

  • Single Line Diagrams

  • Network Diagrams

  • Electrical Schematic Diagrams

  • Hazardous Area Classification

  • Electrical Network Design

  • Motor start-up and Protection Schemes

  • Protection Schemes modelling of protection schemes/settings.

  • Power Metering specification and interface to Energy / Building Management Systems.

  • Lighting Calculations, modelling and layouts.

  • Earthing Risk Assessments, earthing design and layouts.

  • Specification of Electrical Equipment.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 factory acceptance testing of equipment.

  • Manage switchgear contractors.

  • Provide field engineering support to construction and commissioning teams.

  • Project handover and closeout documentation.

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to less experienced engineers.

  • Assist in the setting up of standard engineering documentation and methodology for the electrical engineering unit.

  • Develop Client relations.

  • Assist in the preparation of tenders.

The ideal candidate will be a self motivated team player with:

  • Sound electrical engineering knowledge and experience in LV and MV (up to 132kV) environment

  • An intimate knowledge of local standards and codes.

  • Be able to develop engineering documentation from first principles.

  • Be able to work within a disciplined engineering environment.

  • Conversant with Digisilent (or other equivalent package) electrical power systems modelling and analysis software.

  • Professional registration and membership in external technical societies.

  • Experience with Green Building Design and accreditation.

  • Be well acquainted with local equipment, manufacturers, suppliers and installation contractors.

  • A thorough knowledge of the OHS Act

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Minimum Requirements

7+ years in Building services.

Preferred Qualifications

B Eng /BTech Electrical, Pr Eng / Pr Tech with (ECSA).

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228732BR

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.