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Candidate Engineer - Electrical

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Candidate Engineer - Electrical

JobID: 23339-1209898

Location: Centurion, ZAF

Description: **Business Line** Building Engineering

**Position Title** Candidate Engineer - Electrical

South Africa - Gauteng


**Job Summary**

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Prepare load lists, electrical schematic diagrams, and single line diagrams, network diagrams for substations, power lines, cable routes, reticulation systems and electrical building services.

+ Perform calculations for cable sizing, load diversification and load factors, power factor correction, small power and lighting, protection grading.

+ Perform system calculations such as short circuit and load flow studies for the purposes of earth grid design, relay coordination, transformer sizing, switchgear specification etc.

+ Engineering conceptual and detailed design and analysis of electricity transmission, distribution and reticulation networks up to 132kV;

+ Prepare physical drawings using the AutoCAD and Micro Station software packages.

+ Prepare specifications with applicable engineering codes and practices for substation, overhead power lines and building services equipment including switchgear, distribution boards, motor control centres, transformers, motors, VSDs, soft starters, UPSs, filters, cables and communication systems.

+ Perform simulations load flow, short circuit and protection grading simulations using software packages such as Digisilent, Reticmaster, Powamaster and PLS-CADD.

+ Review, evaluate, modify or revise designs and drawings in advance prior to construction.

+ Prepare bill of quantities (BOQ) from specifications and drawings and develop construction/tender cost estimates.

+ Assist with business development and preparation of tenders for acquisition of new work.

**Minimum Requirements**

Minimum 2 year of experience and a tertiary qualification in the electrical engineering field.

**The ideal candidate will be a self motivated team player with the following skills:**

+ Transmission and distribution networks.

+ Energy efficiency and renewable energy.

+ AutoCAD.

+ MicroSation.

+ DigSilent.

+ Reticmaster.


+ Relux.

+ Dialux.

**Personal Attributes:**

+ Young, Independent, flexible, willingness to learn, energetic, excellent communication skills

+ Self-starter

+ Team player

+ Good Presentation skills

+ Good Communication skills

+ Adaptable and takes initiative

+ Ability to work under pressure

**Other Comments:**

+ The resource may be required to assist on administrative tasks occasionally.

**Preferred Qualifications**

Tertiary qualification in the electrical engineering field.

**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.

**Job Category** Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

**Country** South Africa

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 171762BR

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.


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