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  • Posted: Jun 14, 2024
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    Murray & Roberts has a long and proud heritage of more than a century and is today recognised as a multinational project lifecycle group. It’s the Group’s vision, by 2025, to be a leading multinational group that applies its project lifecycle capabilities to optimise client’s fixed capital investment. The Group achieves this by focusing...
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    Electrical Project Engineer & Quality - OptiPower - Bedfordview

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Complete the task on time, to the prescribed schedule and according to the needs of the assignment or project organisation.
    • Prepare and compile evaluation and analysis reports.
    • Select fit-for-purpose technology that meets or exceeds customer requirements
    • Provide assistance to site execution teams with regards to electrical enquiries.
    • Liaise with allied engineering disciplines and departments to ensure a co-ordinated solution.
    • Provide technical input and industry knowledge to enhance proposals and tenders
    • Prepare Electrical specifications and documents to satisfy designated engineering standards.
    • Prepare Bill of quantities for procurement purposes.
    • Confirm equipment or machines are ordered to the project or client specifications
    • Commission and hand-over of completed plants that meet contracted performance criteria

    ​​​​​Key Responsibilities: 

    Analysis and Feasibility

    • Task analysis and planning
    • Develop structured work methodologies for the assigned task. 
    • Consider risks and threats to task completion and mitigate proactively.
    • Liaise with allied engineering disciplines and departments to ensure a coordinated solution.
    • Assess the electrical engineering options presented by vendors for equipment to the needs of the organisation and provide accurate technical bid evaluation reports based on the assessment.
    • Assist Quality department with quality checks and sign off of project quality documentation.

    Specifications and Design

    • Define and agree Electrical scope, battery limits, environment factors and constraints standards, design considerations and requirements design verification and testing, site installation and commissioning needs where applicable
    • Provide business advice on planning operations in respect to optimizing electrical and civil engineering.
    • Project Engineering 
    • Implement appropriate planning systems and schedules for projects.
    • Participation in electrical and civil engineering improvement projects.
    • Participate in project meetings
    • Preparation of plans and updates for projects.
    • Manage project process to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Advise on value adding or electrical and civil engineering improvements. 
    • Ensure plans comply with legislation.
    • Co-ordinate, report and audit work/budgets of assigned subcontractors/vendors.
    • Monitor in-house and outsourced projects for the maintenance of applicable Regulations, The Act, Codes of practice and standards.
    • Provide electrical engineering advice on planning operations.
    • Provide direction and supervision of in house or outsourced detail drawing/cad offices.

    Reporting and Administration

    • Supporting administration and correspondence is up to date and accurate.
    • Prepare and compile evaluation/analysis reports.
    • Ensure the preservation of departmental records and statistics.   Ensure that technical data is secure.

    Stakeholder Management

    • Stakeholders to be regularly informed and kept up to date of scope changes and variations.
    • Continuously liaise with the project management, on electrical & civil engineering developments, technology and innovations.
    •  Support efforts to overcome operational problems
    • Support management team to achieve improved performance
    • Develop a trusting and mutual respect relationship with internal and external service suppliers and clients.

    Minimum requirements


    • Engineering Degree, ideally Electrical Engineering
    • Registered with ECSA.

    Skills & Experience:

    • At least 5 years related work experience in the renewables  sector
    • Demonstrate hands-on design and commissioning experience
    • Demonstrate experience in substation, transmission and distribution sector.

    Technical systems:

    • Project management principles
    • Administrative processes and report
    • Health and Safety requirements.
    • Industrial and regulatory standards.
    • Scientific principles, calculation methods
    • Exposure to Computer based software tools

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Murray & Roberts on to apply

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