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Electrical Project Engineer

Job Description

Our client has an opportunity for a Electrical Project Engineer on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Cape Town.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare the Scope of Works and criteria of engineering packages for a renewable power plant during the different project phases- from development, front-end engineering, procurement and tendering, due diligence, detailed engineering, construction, and commissioning
  • Coordination with internal teams
  • Liaising with consultants, contractors, and other third-party stakeholders
  • Preparing of engineering schematics, diagrams, schedules, arrangements, and layouts using CAD software
  • Compiling front-end engineering design (FEED)/basic engineering packages
  • Attending factory acceptance tests and providing on-site technical support services

Required Skillset

  • Experience in AutoCAD and MS office.
  • Able to perform equipment sizing calculations and rendering engineering packages
  • Must be a self-starter and have a genuine desire to develop a career in the renewable energy sector
  • Basic understanding of large-scale projects and the associated milestones thereof
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Team player culture with an ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience in implementing opportunities and initiatives in a time restricted schedule.
  • Organise and plan technical meetings with project stakeholders

Qualifications and years of experience

  • Ideally, a Master's degree in Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.Eng or B.Sc) in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering - non-negotiable (BTech will not suffice)
  • Between 3 to 5 years relevant (utlilty-scale wind/solar) working experience
  • Ideally some grid design experience on renewable energy projects