28 Jul '20
Snr Infrastructure Development Specialist (Electricity) - Eastern Cape

Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing , Eastern Cape Mthatha

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Our client in the Public Sector, has an EE opportunity available for a Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Electricity. This position will be a fixed term contract for 5 years, based in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree/NQF 7 in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
  • Certificate of Compliance as per Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Electrical Installation Regulation 7 (Electrical Engineer`s Certificate of Competency)
  • Registered as an Electrical Engineer at a recognized Professional body
  • Public sector management and/or related experience in the delivery and oversight of electricity infrastructure projects/programmes at a senior level (10 - 15 years)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Engineering Profession Act, Architectural Profession Act, Quantity Surveying Profession Act, Expanded Public Works Programme, Local Government Building Regulations (where applicable), Occupational Health & Safety Act, Provincial Land Administration Legislation, Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations Act, Intergovernmental Framework and the PFMA
  • Extensive work experience-across multiple areas of local government (approximately 5 -8 years) (Past experience operating at a senior specialist level)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large scale electricity infrastructure projects / programmes
  • Fully computer literate with sound knowledge of MS Office

KPAs:

  • Appraise electricity master plans and regional bulk master plans submissions from municipalities and stakeholders
  • Develop / review and obtain approval of the electricity services development plan for the District
  • Keeping abreast of current trends, legislative changes and technological developments in the rehabilitation and maintenance of Electrical Infrastructure Services and Mechanical Plant (Water/ Waste Water Pump Stations)
  • Lead the development of feasibility studies, technical reports and designs of electricity infrastructure including cost of supply studies and small-scale embedded generation and other IPP strategies
  • Facilitate the development of innovative solutions for electricity processes and usage for the district
  • Draft business case/s for electricity infrastructure projects / programmes
  • Prioritise the electricity infrastructure delivery needs of the District including capital and maintenance projects

Please note should you not received a response within 7 business days of applying, you may consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Ad Visible Until: 7 August 2020
Ref: PT005504/LM

Vacancy Type: Contract