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Electrical Engineer (Petrochem/Heavy Engineering)

Job Information
LocationMpumalanga, Gert Sibande District
SalaryR950k - R750k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Electrical Engineering
Experience5 - 15 years

Job Description

A leading international firm of Consulting Engineers is looking to appoint an Electrical Engineer in Secunda.

Qualifications and Experience


BSc/B.Eng degree in electrical engineering.

Registration as a professional engineer.

Alternatively, registration as a candidate for professional engineer actively working towards professional registration.

Minimum five years project engineering experience.

Experience in electrical design/consultancy ideally within a similar large engineering or multi-disciplinary project environment.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Good planning and organizational skills.

Ability to function with minimal supervision.

Sound understanding of design engineering codes and technical standards. Awareness of HSEC policy and standards.

Good safety awareness.

Petrochemical experience.


Sound knowledge of 3D data-centric design systems.

Sound knowledge of engineering management systems.

Ability to delegate tasks and effectively supervise others.

Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.

Key Responsibilities

Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Electrical Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule.

Prepare, subject to the approval of the Lead Electrical Engineer, technical documentation required for the execution of the project, including but not limited to general layout drawings, design criteria, design calculations, preliminary studies, value engineering studies, process flow sheets, standard specifications, standard detail drawings, construction and/or fabrication drawings, equipment lists, technical specifications, as-built documentation and data sheets.

Manage and coordinate with the Lead/Senior Electrical Engineers the progress of the engineering work in accordance with the project scope, schedule and procedures.

Review shop drawings to ensure conformity with engineering designs.

Following the award of contracts and purchase orders as instructed, monitor the fabrication and construction work to ensure that it is executed in accordance with the engineering designs. Witness Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).

Assist the Lead Electrical Engineer to measure, on a monthly basis, the progress of the engineering work packages to ensure that project budgets and schedules are being met.

Assist the Lead Electrical Engineer in implementing corrective action as required. Assist the Lead/Senior Electrical Engineers in reviewing the outcome of quality audits of engineering work and perform remedial work in accordance with the project procedures and the quality assurance plan.

Assist the Lead/Senior Electrical Engineers in ensuring that the checking of documentation and interdisciplinary coordination is implemented in accordance with project procedures.

Assist the Lead Electrical Engineer in the preparation of draft monthly engineering progress reports for incorporation into the engineering monthly report. Assisting the commissioning on site as required.

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to; or call Roxanne/Jotham/Merinda/Kathryn on 021 555 0432

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