Electrical Design Engineer

Company

Kwena Human Capital

Date

08 Nov 2018

Reference Number

2267844

Salary

Undisclosed cost to company

Description

Reporting to the Lead Engineer - Systems, the Electrical Design Engineer must have practical hands on experience with panel building, installation and commissioning of electrical systems and would also be keen to participate in these stages to follow the designs from concept to completion over the full project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Design electrical and electronic circuits for the DC and AC Systems used on the boats
- Specify components and liaise with procurement for the sourcing thereof
- Write documentation to accompany designs
- Compile 2D and 3D CAD drawings to be used by manufacturing
- Formulate Bill of Material
- Liaise and provide support to electrical manufacturing staff
- System commissioning and testing of new projects
- Compile documentation for owner's manuals
- Estimate resources and activities required for installation
- Work closely with the entire design and technical engineering team
- Warranty support

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Electrical or electronic degree / diploma or equivalent experience
- At least 2 years' experience in a similar role
- Knowledge of marine standards ISO (contact number), ISO (contact number) and ABYC e-11
- Working knowledge of CAD systems including Solidworks
- High attention to detail and quality
- Must be able to manage own time, deliver to tight deadlines and follow strict project schedules
- The ability to fault find and test electrical systems

FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES ARE DESIRABLE:

- Experience in PLC programming
- Experience with digital switching systems
- Project Management
- Boat Building experience
- Experience of the marine environment, either through business or leisure activities would be advantageous.

COMPETENCIES:

- Methodical / Systematic worker
- Dependable / honest
- Able to work within a team (good social skills)
- Fluent in English
- A good perception of 3D space.
- Good Communication skills (verbal & written)
- Possess an eye for aesthetics, with awareness of current market needs.
- Decision making, problem solving and deadline driven
- Problem solving abilities

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract

Region:

Cape Town CBD
Western Cape
South Africa