Posted time 21st August 2023 Location Cape Town Job type Full-time
  • Experience: at least 6 years as a Senior electrical designer
  • Salary: R1.48m

An international Engineering management consulting firm is on a hiring drive as they have multiple civil & construction projects worldwide. They are looking for a Senior Engineer (Electrical) to be based in the Western Cape (Bellville)

The Senior Engineer delivers discipline involvement in projects and ensures effective delivery input of others. Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations, drawings and reports etc. The role includes design development, design review, supervision, coordination and design documentation. Guides junior engineers and independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete design works.

Technical Excellence

  • Facilitates over and coordinate small – mid-size project teams of discipline-led engineers.
  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment as an experienced engineer.
  • Provides specialised technical input into studies and design work for the expertise and identifies discrepancies in results.
  • Follows existing or develops design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by self and others.
  • Participates in and creates an interdisciplinary review of project deliverables, including BIM spatial reviews (virtual walkthroughs and clash detection).
  • Has knowledge of construction costs relating to their specific areas of design. Gathers and correlates engineering data using established and well-defined procedures. Prepares technical specifications.
  • Performs work under the agreed-upon budget and schedule with little supervision—technical coordination with authorities for approvals.
  • Solves problems encountered using knowledge, innovation and modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous works.
  • Contributes to the area of expertise, providing proposed improvements to existing processes and delivers solutions where precedent may not exist.
  • Performs technical quality reviews of design calculations, BIM models and drawings, including documentation in project record by adhering to quality, occupational health and safety and corporate standards.
  • Maintains and develops the highest level of technical skills and abilities.
  • Mentoring of junior staff

Client Relationship Management

  • Begins to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Attends client meetings as technical support to gather information and discuss project requirements, explain/ defend work, etc.
  • Participates in the development and preparation of bids and proposals—the ability to present solutions to clients in a professional and technically competent manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering from an accredited University (No BTech). A Masters would be an advantage.
  • Professionally registered as an Engineer with ECSA (Only PR Eng.)
  • 8+ Years’ experience within the built environment as an Engineer after obtainment of undergrad qualification
  • Within this 8 years, 3+ years’ experience mentoring/managing junior to mid engineers
  • Important: Must come from one of the following environments in relation to design: Building Services (1st prize), Transmission, distribution or energy – taking into account fire detection, lighting, CCTV, any small and large power design.
  • Important: Must be familiar with Revit and BIM practises (there will be modellers and other designers to actually do the work but the candidate must have previous experience)
  • Preferably someone based in CPT

If you are interested please send your CV to

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