Electrical Manager urgently wanted: Apply Here


Electrical Manager urgently wanted: Apply Here

Vacancy Details

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Conducting site visits and inspections to ensure compliance with the contract current legislation and Stellenbosch University (SU) standards, policy specification and drawings;
Compiling regular reports, recommendations and remedial measures with respect to compliance, projects and utilities;
Assisting and advising contractors on site, on matters related to quality control and the compliance to specification of standards of contracts documents;
Attending project conception, design and site meetings;
Liaising with FM project teams as required;
Preparing reports on progress, site activities and all other related issues;
Ensuring that agreed SU Policies, DCD documents and regulations are met in the performance of the duties of the post;
Undertaking any necessary training and development as deemed relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the post;
Assisting FM in providing training and development activities for other employees;
Adhering to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertaking relevant training and development activities and responding proactively to new and alternative systems;
Understanding and complying with local government legislation;
Working with information, technology and associated systems in accordance with SU’s policies;
Cooperating with SU in complying with relevant risk, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties of the position;
Managing electrical engineering human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures;
Ensuring that FM achieves electrical engineering operational objectives by contributing electrical engineering information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining administrative system improvements; implementing change;
Assisting with and developing strategic electrical plans by studying operational plans; studying existing conditions; determining needs to accomplish operational plans; mapping solutions; updating and modifying requirements and solutions; preparing cost estimates and budgets;
Maintaining a risk free, safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with codes and legal regulations;
Maintaining electrical systems by establishing and enforcing preventive and on- going maintenance, and testing programmes; scheduling repairs; coordinating shut- downs and installations;
Driving Occupational Health and Safety in the department and assisting with documentation and compliance;
Utilities management: Energy management to implement strategies that will reduce the total cost of electricity and the institution’s carbon footprint.
Required Skills
Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member
Professional registration with ECSA
Valid code EB driver’s licence
Candidate Requirements
National diploma in Electrical Engineering or BTech;
Ten years’ experience in a construction/project environment;
Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member;
The ability to develop and maintain positive working partnerships within FM divisions, with SU clients and with service providers;
Ability to function under pressure without compromising accuracy;
Excellent communication and liaison skills and experience;
Valid code EB driver’s licence;
Professional registration with ECSA.


A degree in Electrical Engineering will be advantageous;
Understanding and implementing electrical and mechanical equipment and design;
Ten years’ working experience on projects/construction sites;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans;
Excellent computer literacy (MS Office, Outlook, Excel);
Excellent skills as pertaining to effective planning, problem-solving, decision making and time management;
Good analytical ability;
Accurate record-keeping skills;
Ability to work independently;
Ability to work under pressure;
Organised with good interpersonal relationships;
Good knowledge of electrical load demand and control, including BMS and metering.

Apply before Monday, May 20, 2019 – 8 Days left
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