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Rail Systems - Senior Designer

Job no: 928931
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Tshwane
Categories: Electrical Drafting, Mechanical Drafting

Job no:             928744

Work type:        Permanent - Full Time

Location:          Tshwane

Categories:       Railway Systems Engineering, OHTE

  • We are looking to build a key group of engineering designers which will be focused on the delivery of projects in a digital innovative environment for the off shoring office in Tshwane.
  • We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are willing to learn and develop in this creative space

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in an Electrical OHTE Design and Drafting

            Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing of railway Overhead Traction Equipment (OHTE).
  • Main line track and yard OHTE designs
  • Both 1.5kV DC, 3kV DC and 25kV AC electrical traction supplies
  • Interfacing with the Civil, Signal and Electrical substation disciplines.
  • Management, Training, guidance of CAD drafters in detail OIHTE design    
  • Review of drawings produced by drafters 

    Key Performance Measures:

  • Ability to travel
  • Willingness to travel within South Africa and to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Willingness to be trained abroad on the local norms, standards and work procedures
  • MicroStation (Bentley) proficient.
  • Technical minded.
  • Understand electrical and mechanical track side engineering problems
  • Should be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team, requiring coordination with discipline interfaces
  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop new competencies
  • Willingness to train staff in detailed OHTE design
  • Give support in engineering concept design for OHTE network planning
  • Preference for any staff who have previously worked on OHTE design.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Quality of service and responsiveness
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Team engagement
  • Proactive and consultative approach

    Key Qualities and Skills:

  • Strong networking and relationship building skills within local Aurecon team as well as Australian and New Zeeland teams.
  • Establish and maintain effective internal and international communication processes that ensure the flow of relevant information.
  • Interpersonal skills – relationship building, collaboration and influencing without authority.
  • Preference will be given to Electrical/Mechanical designers with experience in Overhead Traction Equipment (OHTE) design
  • Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Strong understanding of and the ability to learn and apply contemporary and innovative Engineering solutions
  • Experienced in drafting software packages (AutoCAD, MicroStation) with preference to MicroStation
  • Knowledge of the design software package (Revit – Mechanical/Electrical and Piping (MEP)).
  • Experience in the use of other software packages such as ProjectWise, Microsoft Office.

    "Aurecon is an equal opportunities employer and preference will be given to individuals from the designated groups and in South Africa”

Advertised: South Africa Standard Time
Applications close: South Africa Standard Time


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