Electrical Design Engineer, Cape Town

Last update 2024-06-17
Expires 2024-07-17
ID #2164592037
Electrical Design Engineer, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified May 22, 2024


Unique Hydra Cape Town (Pty) Ltd, one of the world’s most prominent integrated subsea and offshore solution providers and a leading manufacturer and supplier of deep-sea marine and commercial diving & life support equipment to the oil and gas industry, is looking for a Electrical Design Engineer in Epping Industria, situated at 152 Gunner Circle, to come and join our highly efficient, skilled team of people, motivated by service excellence and continuous improvement.

Electrical Design Engineer (Permanent Position)
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, career minded individual, with a strong work ethic, solid professional track record and a commitment to teamwork whom with a B. Eng. / B. Sc. in Electrical Engineering. (Marine industry preferable). The following skills are required which must be demonstrated by submitting examples:

• 5 years’ experience in Design of Electrical systems and control systems & integrated solutions
• 5 years’ experience in Manufacturing / Production of Electrical systems and control systems & integrated solutions
• 5 years’ experience in Auto CAD Electrical (or similar software) system, process & control drafting
• 3 years’ experience in Electrical engineering production, manufacturing, commissioning, and faultfinding.

Key Responsibilities – amongst others and not limited to:

• Design of Electrical systems and control systems & integrated solutions in accordance with requirements of the relevant statutory guidelines and 3rd party codes & standards (IMCA, ABS, DNV, LR, etc.)
• Design of Electrical and related interfaces for products and systems
• Manage sub-contractor/contracted designs and integrate design inputs from them.
• Support Sales in the development of concept designs to facilitate proposals and perform budget costings.
• Produce Auto CAD drawings (concept, philosophy, system, circuits, logic, manufacturing etc.) and detailed ERP BOMS & routes and maintain change control as per ECP process.
• Power assessments, product specification reviews, conformity assessments and design reports/Engineering calculations
• Co-ordinate design inputs from junior engineers and draftsmen (drawings etc.)
• Manage sub-contractor designs and integrate design inputs from them.
• Review and approve drawings and documentation from junior engineers and draftsmen.
• Provide electrical engineering guidance to junior engineers and draftsmen.
• Capture as-builds & redlines as per ECP process (designs, drawings, BOMS, IR’s, FAT’s etc.).
• Component identification and selection throughout design process
• Read and interpret:
o 3rd party codes, standards, and associations such as IMCA, ABS, DNV, LR, IMO, ASME, EN, SABS, ISO etc.
o Local and international directives / standards / regulations / legislative requirement
o Technical drawings, specifications/data sheets, data books, procedures & policies, work standards, test documentation, client technical documentation
• 3rd Party submission of design drawings and documents and resolve technical queries and/or comments throughout the design appraisal and production/manufacturing phases of the project.
• Review, Approve and Produce testing and validation documentation: FAT’s, HAT’s, SAT’s, Inspection Reports, ITP’s (including necessary technical drawings/diagrams) as well as product setup & commissioning when required.
• Review and interrogate client specifications/requirements and formulate technical specifications/descriptions as well as produce purchasing specifications.
• Review, Approve and Produce O&M Manuals
• Onsite testing & faulting during installation & commissioning phases
• Liaise and work closely with Sales, Production, Project, HSE and QA/QC Management teams in execution of duties, local and interbranch.
• Support industrialization of BOM’s, drawings & related documentation
• Software: Auto CAD Electrical, MS Office, MS D365 (ERP), MS Teams, MS Project
• Create Failure Mode, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA)

Additional Skills Required:

• Software development, PLC & HMI operation & programming
• Hands-on experience in electrical engineering manufacturing, commissioning, and faultfinding.
• High level of technical competency in the fundamentals of electrical engineering design process
• Hands-on experience in assembly and operation of marine and subsea equipment.
• Must possess a demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic team environment, under pressure, manage multiple tasks, and be goal oriented.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work overtime when required.
• ISO13485 experience would be advantageous.
• Position may require international travel.

A market-related package is on offer.

Please forward your CV to All applications must contain certified copies of relevant certificates and at least 3 contactable work references. If you have not had any response in two weeks from date of publication, please consider your application unsuccessful. Closing date for submissions is 31 May 2024.

Preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups as per the company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Electrical design engineer

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