Head of Department, Electrical Engineering – Polokwane

  • Full time
  • Polokwane
  • @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 4 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 10 Years +
  • What we do Construction / Engineering
  • Qualifications Bachelors DegreeRegistered / Valid License

Job Description

Our client is a leading engineering firm specializing in electrical engineering solutions. With a strong track record of delivering high-quality projects in the Limpopo/Polokwane region, our client has established itself as a trusted partner in the industry.

As an innovative and dynamic company, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional engineering services to our clients, ensuring their projects are completed to the highest standards.

Our client is looking for an experienced and highly skilled Head of Department, Electrical Engineering to join our dynamic team. As the Head of Department, you will be responsible for overseeing the electrical engineering division and leading a team of engineers.

This role requires a deep understanding of electrical engineering principles, strong project management skills, and a track record of successful design and implementation in process environments. If you are a talented professional with a passion for electrical engineering and a desire to lead and inspire a team, we would love to hear from you.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the electrical engineering department.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of electrical engineering projects, ensuring compliance with industry standards and client requirements.
  • Lead and manage a team of engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance feedback.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure effective coordination and integration of electrical engineering activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, consultants, and subcontractors to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, and resources to ensure timely and cost-effective completion.
  • Conduct technical reviews and provide expert advice on electrical engineering matters.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes to ensure the department remains at the forefront of electrical engineering practices.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the department, identifying opportunities for efficiency and innovation.
  • Ensure adherence to health, safety, and environmental standards throughout all electrical engineering projects.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • BSc Eng, BEng, or BTech (preferably BS Eng or BEng) in electrical engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of post-qualification experience in electrical engineering.
  • Registration as Pr. Eng or Pr. Tech with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).
  • Proven experience in designing and managing projects in process environments, electrification, and/or building services.
  • Proficiency in applicable software and tools used in electrical engineering design and project management.
  • Familiarity with built environment forms of contract such as FIDIC, NEC, GCC, and/or JBCC.

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