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AECOM BIM Modeller - Electrical in Centurion, South Africa

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

Electrical BIM Modeler capable in REVIT modeling utilizing technical knowledge to design and model LV, MV and HV electrical systems including building engineering of major projects.

  • Modelling of Electrical Installations in REVIT MEP.

  • Electrical engineering and design during all project phases according to client, national and international standards.

  • Assessing of Client / Project Electrical Engineering Requirements.

  • Cost Estimation of electrical Engineering scope of work, including equipment and construction costs.

  • Detailed Electrical Engineering of LV and MV (up to 132kV) including the development and checking of 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 Sizing Calculations, Lighting Calculations, modelling and layouts, Earthing Risk Assessments, earthing system design, Earthing layouts, Specification of Construction Standards of installation.

  • 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.

  • Provide field engineering support to construction and commissioning teams.

  • Project handover and closeout documentation.


  • National Diploma Electrical Engineering or higher

  • Over 3 years experience within the built environment

  • Good understanding and experience in modelling in REVIT MEP and other BIM platforms.

  • Understand BIM modelling principles.

  • Discipline in approach to engineering.

  • Sound electrical engineering knowledge and experience in LV and MV (up to 132kV) environment.

  • An intimate knowledge of local standards and codes.

  • Be able to work within a disciplined engineering environment.

  • Working knowledge of Navisworks to be utilised for clash detection.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation.

  • Membership in external technical societies.

  • Good communication and people management skills for effective interface with other engineering disciplines, the client and contractors.

  • The ability to work independently, an awareness and appreciation for health, safety and environmental issues.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10067612

Business Line: Building Engineering

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid