Automation Engineer
Technical Placements
Milnerton, WC, za
2d ago

Job Description

We are a Cape Town based company, making use of a multi discipline team of engineers offering our clients a single source solution from concept, detail design, construction, commissioning and validation of

  • Pharmaceutical Processing Plants
  • Food Processing Plants
  • HVAC Systems
  • Clean Room Facilities
  • Black and Clean Utilities
  • The company is based in Cape Town, but all employees can expect to be involved in various projects throughout South Africa.

    Therefore, the candidate must be prepared to travel for temporary timeframes in the project’s life cycle.

    Automation Engineer

    Job vacancy Description

    We are looking for a Electrical Control & Instrumentation Project Engineer, that can deal with all aspects of design, management, installation and commissioning relating to Electrical Control and Instrumentation (E,C&I) systems in the Utilities, Food & Beverage and Pharmaceutical Processing Industry.

    JOB Tasks and responsibilities

    Design of process control and electrical systems.

    Automation

  • Control Philosophy (Continuous and Batch)
  • Control System Selection and Requirements (PLC / HMI / SCADA / DCS / BMS)
  • Instrument and Equipment Specifications
  • IO Schedules
  • Instrument and Load Schedules
  • Control System Network Architectures
  • Field Installation Requirements
  • Electrical

  • Electrical Reticulation and layout
  • Small Power & Lighting Designs
  • Relux / Lighting Modelling
  • Fire Detection Designs
  • Access Control & Door Interlocking Solutions
  • Distribution Board Designs
  • MV / LV Transformer and Generator Designs
  • Renewable Energy Solutions
  • Power Monitoring and Energy Efficient Solutions.
  • Facilitating Hazardous Zoning reports
  • Earthing System Designs
  • General

  • Data capturing (Site and Documentation)
  • Assistance in CAPEX formulation
  • Equipment and Software Factory Acceptance Test of systems detailed above
  • Onsite Installation Management of systems detailed above
  • Onsite Commissioning of systems detailed above
  • Training and Handover of systems detailed above
  • Activities will include :

  • Actively collaborate with the process / mechanical design team and assist in development of P&IDs, equipment layout, development of room data sheets, coordinated ceiling designs, etc
  • Support senior engineers with defining scopes of work relating to required design as detailed in the listed job tasks and responsibilities above.
  • Preparation of technical specifications and bills of quantities
  • Tender adjudication and appraisals
  • Manage the construction phase of the project relating to the automation and electrical scope of work.
  • Managing site contractors to ensure progress and quality is maintained.
  • Assessment of contractor’s progress claims and cost management
  • Assist with onsite commissioning of projects
  • Requirements

    Candidate Requirements

  • Graduate or 0 2 years of post qualification work experience in industries relating to process control and electrical design and / or implementation.
  • BSc / BTech in Mechatronics, Elec-Mech, Electronic or Electrical Engineering or Similar
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Continuously seeking to develop personal skills.
  • You are self motivated, ambitious, and able to multi-task.
  • Be prepared to travel and work away from home.
  • Meticulous attention to detail is essential.
  • A valid driver’s license and own transport.
  • A valid passport.
  • Required Skills

    AutoCAD / MS Word / MS Office / MS Visio / MS Project / Electrical Design Package E Plan

    Requirements

    Graduate or 0 2 years of post qualification work experience in industries relating to process control and electrical design and / or implementation.

  • BSc / BTech in Mechatronics, Elec-Mech, Electronic or Electrical Engineering or Similar
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Continuously seeking to develop personal skills.
  • You are self motivated, ambitious, and able to multi-task.
  • Be prepared to travel and work away from home.
  • Meticulous attention to detail is essential.
  • A valid driver’s license and own transport.
  • A valid passport.
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