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Electrical Engineer – Professional (Ref: 105)

Full time
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 3 weeks ago


Cape Town. Salary – market related.  Office bound initially R850k- R1.2 m


This EXCITING VACANCY will be responsible for providing professional services on projects within the Functional group and for providing assistance to Section Managers and Professionals/Consultants in the successful delivery of multidisciplinary projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with budgets, resourcing and outsourcing of work within the section
  • Develop increased design ability and quality
  • Draft technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality
  • Provide technical solutions and develop appreciation of outcomes
  • Able to check and take responsibility for the work of others
  • Able to present / represent their technical work as well as present service offering to potential clients and present technical work at technical conferences
  • Able to draft responses to straightforward bids (assistance sought with commercial aspects)
  • Develop knowledge of the commercial aspects of project management
  • Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with additional work prospects on the projects they are involved with
  • Develop understanding of Functional Unit technologies and markets
  • Niche technical expertise, with focus on niche skill within relevant software tool or a skill within non-standard software tool
  • Supervises small team of Engineers
  • Ability to supervise Engineers or Technicians in undertaking checks and inspections of constructed works for compliance with design and specifications, including monitoring and proposing remedial actions
  • Quality assurance throughout the project life cycle
  • Support business development in selling services to client, marketing material development, identifying key partners and technologies for the company’s services
  • Assist the Contracts Engineer (C&P specific)
  • Assist management staff
  • Manage sub-consultants
  • Communicate with the client on general matters
  • Work on multiple projects/contracts at the same time
  • Draft and implement Works Authorisations/ Variation Orders
  • Asses Contractor’s claims and draft recommendations/ rulings/ determinations
  • Coordinate tasks and staff
  • Provide support for the verification of sub-consultants’ invoices
  • Provide support in the drafting and submitting of work authorisations
  • Provide technical support to other FG’s
  • Support regional initiatives
  • Develop and maintain existing client relationships and maintain good client satisfaction
  • Assist in the financials and financial management/planning of projects
  • Do forecasting and revenue recognition


  • Assist in marketing and development approach in developing work or being aware of what projects are likely to come up from clients- generate repeat business
  • Assist in winning and delivering projects and new work for the section
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Mentoring and developing graduates and junior staff
  • Work allocation to the team members and ensuring effective utilisation of team members
  • Managing all or sections of projects
  • Submission of EOIs, RFQ’s, tenders and Proposals for the section and to provide input into large infrastructure projects as required
  • Directly responsible for recognising revenue to the value of R10m
  • Indirectly responsible for controlling specific project budgets

Key Performance Indicators

  • Professionalism
  • Quality and timeliness of reporting
  • Planning of workload to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge and implementation of the company’s systems and procedures
  • Brand awareness and company cultural development
  • Reporting to meet project and internal requirements
  • Business development
  • Develop and foster client relationships

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college (Electrical)
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience
  • Relevant Professional Registration

Recommended Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record and Experience in Renewable Energy
  • Ability to effectively write reports
  • Professional delivery and appearance to ensure the company image is maintained
  • Courteous and business orientated manners when communicating with stakeholders to foster and promote good working relations
  • Co-operative and flexible work style to work in a team environment
  • Project financial knowledge, budgeting, forecasting and invoicing
  • Excellent communication skills

Please submit your CV with photo to and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?



Job Features

Job CategoryElectrical Engineering, Engineer

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