Senior HV Electrical Engineer

Senior HV Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Senior HV Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -012019-14831
Contact Name: Cindy Deysel
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 12:52

Job Description


  • Manage, coordinate and lead all tasks and design activities towards delivering technical compliant MV and HV interconnection projects
  • Take ownership and responsibility to ensure all technical/contractual requirements are considered and implemented enabling the successful completion of the projects
  • Support the development and operations of projects through technical assessments/investigations, due diligence studies and designs by engaging the various business units 
  • Follow the guidelines and prescribed structures as outlined by the operating system 
  • Provide continuous input towards improvement and optimisation of the operating system 
  • Support and review interconnection solutions accurately and timeously based on the information provided 
  • Support in evaluating the technical business case and provide input to the plausibility of the project 
  • Using PowerFactory DigSilent, implement preliminary plant and utility grid simulation models to estimate, amongst others, the size of compensation equipment like STATCOMs/Cap Banks or SVCs 
  • Support to Structuring Phase of projects 
  • Develop and establish the technical base case and specifications of the project related to its interconnection works 
  • Support to Operations and  Maintenance
  • Support to resolve matters identified during operations 
  • Investigate and implement solutions towards improving relevant operational / functional systems within the project 

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical / Electronical Engineering 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite 
  • Project Management Certificate Master’s degree in Engineering Further training in sub-station design PowerFactory DigSilent Training 

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