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Company AECOM

Job Title: Engineer - Electrical

JobID: 23339-1144928

Location: Centurion, ZAF

Description: **Business Line** Building Engineering

**Position Title** Engineer - Electrical

South Africa - Gauteng


**Job Summary**

The Transmission and Distribution division within the Energy sector requires the services of a suitably qualified and experienced senior electrical engineer in the Centurion office. The individual will be responsible for Transmission and Distribution as well as Water treatment plant projects within the Africa geography. The Energy business line is constantly receiving requests from other business lines to assist with their current and future assignments. This recruitment is also in line with our goal to build capacity in order to better service internal and external clients and win new external work.

**The duties will include, but are not limited to the following:**

Pre-feasibility studies, conceptual designs and detailed design involving the following:

+ Small power and lighting.

+ Power generation balance of plant systems.

+ Outdoor and indoor MV and HV Switchgear.

+ MV and LV motors and motor control centres (MCCs).

+ Standby diesel generators and emergency power systems.

+ Load lists, diversification and load lists, voltage drops, derating for cabling sizing.

+ SCADA, instrumentation and control.

+ Power factor correction and capacitor banks.

+ Direct on line (DOL) starters, soft starters and variable speed drives.

+ Battery tripping units.

+ Uninterruptable power supply systems.

+ Fault level calculation, protection, metering and control schemes, and protection settings.

+ Hazardous Area Classification.

+ Reactors and Static Variable Compensators.

+ Earthing.

+ Substation design.

+ Overhead line design.

**Minimum Requirements**

**Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant post-graduate working experience in the following:**

+ At least 3 years of specific electrical Building services and water treatment plants.

+ Knowledge of AUTOCAD (2D and 3D) and/or Micro station is a MUST.

+ Outdoor and indoor MV & LV Switchgear.

+ MV&LV motors.

+ Motor starters and motor control centres.

+ Standby diesel generators and Gas driven generators.

+ Street lighting.

+ SCADA, instrumentation and control.

+ Power factor correction and capacitor banks.

+ Variable speed drives.

+ Battery tripping units.

+ Uninterruptable Power Supply systems.

+ Protection, Metering and Control schemes.

+ Reactors and Static Variable Compensators.

+ Earthing.

+ MV distribution networks within Power Stations/ Mining Plant/ Petro-Chemical Plants.

+ Knowledge of DIgSILENT Power Factory/ PSSE/ ETAP/ Retic Master is an added advantage.

+ Working within a multi-discipline project environment.

+ Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.

+ Thorough knowledge of ESKOM, IEC and IEEE Standards.

+ Experience within Power Station/ Transmission/ Distribution/ Mining/ Petro-Chemical.

**Personal Attributes:**

+ Self-starter

+ Team player

+ Good Presentation skills

+ Good Communication skills

+ Ability to work under pressure

**Other Comments:**

+ The candidate will be required to attend regular project site meetings and factory acceptance tests (FATs) as well as conduct site inspections and provide commissioning support to clients/contractors on site.

+ The candidate must have a valid driver’s license.

**Preferred Qualifications**

University degree in Electrical Engineering (MSc. Degree will be an advantage).

Professional registration (Pr.Eng) with Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Electrical / Electronic_

**_Country_** _South Africa_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _155509BR_

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