System Control Engineer

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • A dynamic and career minded SCADA Engineer will be responsible to direct and control SCADA, Automation, Telecommunications and Renewable Energy, Automation and Control projects, from start to finish, and ensure that they are completed to the required standards within agreed timescales and within tendered scope


  • Company: Power Engineering Company
  • Location: Midrand
  • Date Posted: 6th October 2021
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Nationality: S.A. Open (EE Preferred)
  • Salary: CU - Basic plus benefits
  • Qualifications: Pr.Eng or Pr.Tech Eng with relevant tertiary qualification
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Ensure that Senior System Control Engineer is always kept well informed and establish a free flow of information.
  • Prepare detailed designs for ICAP applications in substations and transmission substations.
  • Timely execution and preparation of designs and design verification of existing projects.
  • Obtain authorization for designs from Business Unit Manager, Engineering Manager as well as the customer.
  • Assist in the Factory acceptance testing of designed ICAP systems.
  • Configure and implement design onto the budgeted equipment as per detailed instruction
  • Configure and Engineer the Automation and Control Communications equipment.
  • Configure Automation & Control Equipment for the specific project (include. Gateways, HMI, protection IED's etc.).
  • Ensure revision control policies are implemented.
  • Ensure performance & compatibility testing is performed
  • Test all Automation and Control Equipment
  • Provide training to clients and staff when required
  • Assist with Commissioning queries
  • Ensure Automation and Control integration on site
  • Provide outsourced service provider with accurate specifications and designs, to enable deliverance of accurate price and data information for the tender and high-quality designs (supplier function)
  • Ensure operating costs are in balance with expected outcome thereof

Minimum Requirements

  • National Diploma- Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) with minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience of substations (heavy electrical environment – min 11KV is essential/electrical reticulation)
  • OR B.Eng. Electrical Engineering with Minimum 2 yrs. experience in substations.
  • Be able to manage and implement Multiple System Control Projects from start to finish.
  • Professional Engineering (Pr.Eng or Pr.Tech Eng.)
  • Experience in tender & project processes & procedures
  • Project Engineering / Project Management experience required.
  • ECSA membership preferred
  • Experience in Tender & Project processes & procedures
  • Must be computer literate

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