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Principal Electrical Engineer, Ref: 426065

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  • Posted 7 years ago

Ref: 426065

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: BTech
Professional Registration: Pr. Tech Eng
Annual Package Range: R951 000 - 1.1 mil, per annum
Total years experience: 16--20 Years

Current/recent job title: Principal Electrical Engineer

rincipal Electrical Engineer, Ref: 426065

Discipline: Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current), BTech, Pr. Tech Eng. – Professional Engineering Technologist (ECSA), Certified Energy Manager – CEM/SAIEE).

Industry in: Mining – Metal ore, ferrous and non-ferrous.
Years of experience range: 16 to 20 years.
Annual package range: South African Rand (ZAR): 951 000 – 1.1 mil, per annum.
Gender: Male.
Ethnicity: Caucasian/White.
Nationality: South African. 

A self-motivated and ambitious Electrical Engineer, registered with ECSA, PMI and SMSAIEE.
Responsible for supervising the electrical design team, as well as ensuring all designs and installations are carried out in accordance with client standards and specification documentation, industry norms and ensure compliance with all the safety and legal requirements.
Greatest achievements include the execution and commissioning supervision for a mining project and process project completed on time and within budget, producing the required results.
Passionate about project and production management, encompassing the technical and financial aspects of projects, and ensuring client satisfaction.

Ideal Position: Lead Electrical Engineer/ Engineering Manager/Project Manager

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: Electrical Engineer (Senior / Lead / Principal / Chief)

Highest qualification type: g. B.Tech

Company size: ‘1001 – 5000

Division: Engineering / Design / Draughting / Drawing Office

Seniority level: Degreed Engineer – Junior / Lead / Senior / Principal / Chief

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  BTech, Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

Other Formal Qualification:    Project Management Professional, Project Management

Current / most recent job title?

Principal Electrical Engineer

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Electrical engineering of process plants

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Technical ability Time management Working within the project team Overseeing the electrical designers

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Self-motivated individual who works well within the team to realize the goals of the team on the project. Obstacles are an opportunity to use the brain storming process to seek radical solutions to all types of challenges in my discipline, other disciplines or on a project level.

Ideal business title: 

Lead Electrical Engineer, Engineering manager, or Project manager.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Managing time cost and quality for a large project or as a project engineer or project manager for electrical projects.

Skill area of competence:

Engineering Consulting Management of electrical team Managing schedule Reducing costs

Career summary:

Manufacturing of low voltage electrical equipment: 11 years Mining and process plant consulting: 4 years Process plant consulting: 3 years

Where would you like to be in your career in the next 5 to 10 years, what would you like to have achieved?

Well I would like to utilise my knowledge and certifications from the last 5 years, more management positions, manager of electrical department, or more involved in energy projects, adding value to a project. More consulting positions than actual hands on, responsible for the guys doing the creating, be more in charge of the project.

What do you absolutely love doing?

I enjoy working on project teams and seeing the process move from concepts through design and execution to realize the clients objectives.

Ideal company (culture and values):

Good Business ethics are important. A strong company culture.

Motivation to move (please select): New opportunities

Location Preference: I am open to positions only in my area (I don’t want to move house).

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