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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg
SalaryR900k - R700k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Electrical Engineering degree
Experience8+ years’ general electrical design experience

Job Description

A South African EPC supplier is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• BSc Electrical Engineering degree

• 8+ years’ general electrical design experience


• An MSc / M Eng will be an added advantage

• Must be registered as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)

• At least 4 years petrochemical or related experience, at least 4 years in the project environment compiling conceptual, basic and detailed engineering packages

• Knowledge of and understanding of SABS / IEC specifications

• Network analysis experience

• Thorough understanding of standard engineering theories

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

• Ability to determine overall electrical system requirements and infrastructure requirements for conceptual design packages and generating of associated design philosophies

• Good communication skills, good organization and planning, strong customer liaison skills, design in the following fields: Switchgear (up to 33kV), System design and studies, Protection philosophies / studies, Scada system / Substation Automation, Transformers, Variable speed Drives, Uninterruptible power supplies / Battery Chargers, Motors, Substation layout design, Hazardous Area classifications, Cable (design / calculations), Diesel Generators, Earthing and Lightning/ Cable routing and Racking / Lighting and small power

• Will be required to travel to Sites Offices


• Primary responsible for assuming design engineering responsibility for all phases of engineering activities

• Responsible to lead electrical design team, which includes other engineers and designers, and to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic fast paced environment

• Responsible to adhere to project schedule and manage electrical design team to complete project within budget (costs / man hours)

• Forecast and predict man hour requirements and staff requirements

• Liaison with other departments to ensure alignment between all parties

• Review of Vendor documentation to ensure design integrity and compliance with local and client specifications

• Review of design team electrical designs to ensure compliance with local regulations and compliance to client specifications and specific requirements

• Compilation of specification and documents in accordance with requirements

• Engineering quality control and assurance of Vendor and internal designs

• Develop/coach/mentor younger engineers

• Liaison and interfacing with client / consultancies and other parties

• The ability to interpret MFD’s, P&ID’s and systems

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to +27 (0) 86 605 3312. You can also contact Lindy on +27 (0) 21 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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