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Managing Director, Buildings + Places

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Expanding mobility options

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Job Information

AECOM Senior Electrical Eng/Technologist in Bellville, South Africa

South Africa - Western Cape, Bellville

Job Summary

Job Duties:

  • Preparation and management of schedules, estimates, progress reports, meetings, procurement etc

  • Electrical engineering and design during all project phases according to Client, National and International standards

  • Assessing Client / Project electrical engineering requirements

  • Prepare concept design and the ability to objectively evaluate both technically and commercially, different options based upon project objectives / requirements

  • Detailed electrical engineering and compliance checking of LV, MV and HV (up to 132kV) systems from inception through to project hand-over and close-out

  • Cost estimation of electrical engineering scope of work, including equipment and construction costs

  • Perform calculations for cable sizing, load diversification and load factors, power factor correction, small power (Amtech Trimble design software) and protection grading

  • Perform simulations and analyse load flow, short circuit and protection grading simulations using software packages such as DIgSILENT, ReticMaster, PowaMaster and PLS-CADD

  • Interface with PLC’s, DCS systems and building management systems (BMS) and design the interface control systems

  • Interface with energy efficiency and providing energy efficient electrical solutions

  • Interface and familiar with quality of power supply requirements and evaluation

  • Design schemes to reduce electromagnetic interference and specify EMC requirements

  • Design and specify communications systems with electrical equipment / systems including Serial Communications using Profibus / fieldbus, Ethernet etc

  • Perform and check system studies (e.g. short circuit; load flow and protection coordination)

  • Utilise 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 (e.g. MV and LV switchboards; D/B.s, MCC’s, power transformers, Power factor Correction motors, VSDs, UPSs Filters, Cables, Lighting, BMS and communication systems)

  • 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 bar charts for electrical engineering input to project management team

  • 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

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to less experienced engineers

  • Assist in the setting up of standard engineering documentation and methodology for the electrical engineering unit

  • Develop Client relations and extend the client base

  • Assist in the preparation of tenders for electrical unit workload

Minimum Requirements

8-10 years’ relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

Pr Tech Eng/Pr Eng – Electrical Engineering

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243868BR

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.