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27 Jun 2022

PermanentJob Vacancy for Senior Electrical Engineer Wanted Urgently

SGS South Africa (Pty) Ltd – Posted by JobPost24 Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for Senior Electrical Engineer Wanted Urgently

Location: Edenvale
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: SGS South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Job Title: Job Vacancy for Senior Electrical Engineer Wanted Urgently

Vacancy Details

Company Description

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS Bateman’s multidiscipline engineering team provides integrated engineering services for processing plants and related operations. Using proven ISO methodologies enhanced by innovative approaches, the team transforms conceptual designs into operational manual processing plants of all sizes and complexities. An extensive suite of enhanced 3-D design tools and modeling software allow our engineering team to visualize all aspects of plant development.

Job Description


  • To produce cost effective and technically sound Electrical designs within the required time frame to support project deliverables.


Project Life Cycle

  • Ensure discipline strategy development during set-up to meet project deliverables
  • Offer general project support and problem solving on technical matters arising
  • Use knowledge of scope on current and recent projects to promote re-use of engineering where possible
  • Review key discipline documentation and drawings produced on projects
  • Develop electrical strategy and design criteria to suit the unique project/client requirements
  • Produce regular project status reports
  • Generate post-project feedback
  • Design
  • Review and Approve Cable schedules that list all cable details and lengths
  • Generate scope of work specifications with technical requirements for each package
  • Assist in developing, managing and controlling the discipline cost and man-hour estimates
  • Produce discipline specific designs according to schedule and budget
  • Maintain effective engineering input/output of design office
  • Client Relationship
  • Maintain effective inter-discipline requirements
  • Manage and interface with Clients, suppliers and contractors to meet project objectives

Continuous Improvement

  • Provide suggestions for improving internal work methods and procedures on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Quality and Safety
  • Regularly review and contribute towards improvement of procedures and systems
  • Ensure all QA procedures and guidelines are followed in all daily activities
  • Participate in quality assurance audits
  • Monitor vendor quality
  • Monitor site quality
  • Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks as assigned by direct line manager.


  • Project Management – Knowledge of basic project management methods and knowledge of all project life cycle phases
  • Electrical distributions & transmission – Knowledge of electrical transmission and distribution systems & techniques
  • Electrical network – Network Systems & techniques
  • Cables & Wires- Products and design techniques
  • Electrical control systems – Design, equipment and Systems.
  • Design Criteria – Applications and improvements of technical knowledge into design criteria that suit project reqs. And/or support the design of new components/equipment
  • Technical Documentation -Ability to create, understand and communicate via technical specifications
  • Plant Layout development -Ability to lay out the plant in a functional, safe and cost-effective way
  • Materials Fundamentals – Knowledge and understanding of basic information regarding materials and their properties used in engineering and manufacturing activities
  • Construction & Commissioning – Understanding of on-site construction work and commissioning with associated contractor and supplier interactions
  • Cost Estimation – Understand cost of design (including cost of deliverables generation) and ability to estimate costs related to a project or specific activity
  • Basic IT Tools -Office Automation and Graphic Software
  • Procurement – Understand project cost control, budgeting, procurement, purchase-to-pay and supply chain management
  • Engineering Calculations – Knowledge of engineering calculation techniques
  • Innovation & Adaptability – The ability to adapt to different environments (team, technologies, countries etc.) from a technical point of view, including ability to find out new possible technological solutions according to customer’s needs.
  • Quality Engineering – Knowledge of quality methods, management systems and procedures and/or understanding of quality features of products and parts
  • Quantity Estimation – Ability to estimate quantities (volumes, dimensions, masses, weights etc.)
  • CAE Software – Familiarity with CAE software including setting up systems, procedures and guidelines e.g. AutoCAD
  • Legislation and Standards – Knowledge of sector specific law (e.g. Engineering safety reqs, and knowledge of standard specifications (e.g. Plant layout requirements etc.) including the ability to integrate these standards

Required Skills

  • engineering : 8 to 9 years

Candidate Requirements



  • Professionally the successful candidate will be a B. Sc/B. Eng. or B. Tech (Electrical) graduate and preferably registered with ECSA as a professional engineer.


  • A proven track record of 8-10 years plus experience in engineering design and project management, within a processing or petrochemical plant projects environment, is required for this position.


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