Electrical Engineer in AECOM 2022 at Durban,KwaZulu-Natal,SouthAfrica

Website AECOM

This Job Listing is about AECOM in Durban,KwaZulu-Natal,SouthAfrica 2022

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Job Summary

Specialist Electrical Engineer who can develop as part of a multidisciplinary project team, focusing in on LV, MV, HV Building Engineering, Renewable Energy Generation and Storage, and HV transmission and distribution.

  • Preparation and management of schedules, estimates, progress reports.
  • Electrical engineering and design during all project phases according to client, national and international standards.
  • Cost Estimation of electrical Engineering scope of work, including equipment and construction costs.
  • Detailed Electrical Engineering of LV, MV and HV systems (up to 275kV) with specialization in Building Engineering, Renewable Energy or Transmission/Distribution including :
  • Load Lists
  • Single Line Diagrams
  • Network 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.
  • CT Specification.
  • Power Metering specification and interface to Energy / Building Management Systems.
  • Cable Routing Design
  • Overhead Line design
  • Cable Calculations
  • Earthing Risk Assessments, earthing system design, Earthing layouts.
  • Specification of Electrical Equipment.
  • Specification of Construction Standards of installation.
  • Interface with Control Systems.
  • Interface with Energy Efficiency and providing energy efficient electrical solutions.
  • Interface and Familiar with Quality of Power Supply requirements and evaluation.
  • Perform and check system studies (e.g. short circuit; load flow and protection coordination).
  • Utilize 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
  • 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 Gant charts
  • Manage progress & quality control activities for equipment manufacture.
  • Conduct vendor inspections and factory acceptance testing of equipment.
  • Manage switchgear and specialist equipment contractors.
  • Provide field engineering support to construction and commissioning teams.
  • Project handover and closeout documentation.
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player with:
  • Sound electrical engineering knowledge and experience in LV, MV and HV (up to 275kV)
  • An intimate knowledge of local standards and international codes OHS Act, SANS, IEC codes and standards and industry practices.
  • Be able to work within a disciplined engineering environment.
  • Conversant with Digisilent, ETAP (or other equivalent package) electrical power systems modelling and analysis software.
  • Membership in external technical societies.
  • Be well acquainted with local equipment, manufacturers, suppliers and installation contractors.
  • A thorough knowledge of the
  • Good communication skills for effective interface with other engineering disciplines, the client and contractors.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • An awareness and appreciation for health, safety and environmental issues.

Minimum Requirements

3 years relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

BSc Electrical Engineering.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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 Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273121BR

Additional Locations ZA – Cape Town, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville, ZA – Durban, 1 Nokwe Avenue

Virtual: 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.

Company: AECOM

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Durban,KwaZulu-Natal,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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