High Voltage EngineerWestern Cape needed at Stefanutti Stocks

Job title : High Voltage EngineerWestern Cape

Job Location : Western Cape,

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Our company is a leading construction firm specializing in the construction and maintenance of large-scale projects across South Africa. We are committed to delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure that supports the critical operations of our clients in the various sectors. We are seeking an experienced High Voltage Engineer to join our dynamic team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in high voltage systems design, installation, and maintenance. This role involves ensuring the reliability and efficiency of high voltage electrical systems, crucial for the uninterrupted operation of critical infrastructure. Candidates should be self-starting and highly motivated, with the ability to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment. The best candidates will be detailed and organized team players with demonstrated delivery in high pressure situations. We offer a competitive remuneration package, comprehensive benefits and opportunities for professional growth within a dynamic and supportive work environment. If you are a motivated High Voltage Engineer passionate about advancing the future of construction, we would like to hear from you. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and implement high voltage electrical systems for power distribution units, switchgears, transformers, and backup power systems.
  • Conduct thorough analyses and simulations to ensure the reliability and efficiency of high voltage systems, optimizing for both performance and energy conservation.
  • Collaborate with the project management team to integrate high voltage engineering solutions with overall data centre design and construction plans.
  • Oversee the installation, testing, and commissioning of high voltage equipment, ensuring compliance with national and international standards, as well as industry best practices.
  • Develop and implement maintenance protocols for high voltage systems, including predictive and preventive maintenance strategies, to minimize downtime and extend equipment lifespan.
  • Provide expert guidance on high voltage safety protocols, ensuring all work is performed in accordance with strict safety standards to protect personnel and infrastructure.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in high voltage engineering, renewable energy sources, and sustainable practices to continuously improve data centre operations.
  • Liaise with vendors, suppliers, and contractors, managing relationships to ensure high-quality equipment procurement and service delivery.
  • Offer technical support and training to in-house teams, enhancing their understanding and capabilities in managing high voltage systems.
  • Assess and approve risk assessments and method statements and ensure compliance on site.
  • Develop the Health & Safety high risk matrix and produce the risk assessments and method statements required to execute the project in a safe manner.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, or a related field. A Master’s degree or higher is preferable.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in high voltage engineering, with at least 5 years focused on critical infrastructure projects.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration or equivalent professional registration is highly desirable.


  • In-depth knowledge of high voltage equipment, standards, and regulations applicable in South Africa and internationally.
  • Proficient in using engineering design software for high voltage system design and analysis.
  • Excellent project management skills, with a proven ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and manage complex projects under tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present technical information clearly to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites across South Africa and work flexible hours as project demands dictate.

Skills and Abilities

Technical Skill and Competence

  • Demonstrates detailed knowledge and expertise in relation to the construction industry; readily absorbs new technical information and keeps up-to-date in specialist areas; examines documentation thoroughly to ensure all aspects of the project have been understood and any risks/gains have been accounted for. Excellent project management skills, with a proven ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and manage complex projects under tight deadlines.

Commercial Orientation

  • Knowledgeable about high voltage matters; focuses on costs, profits, markets, new business opportunities and activities which will bring the largest return.


  • Makes rational, realistic and sound decisions based on consideration of the facts and alternatives available.

Management Control

  • Establishes clear priorities; schedules activities to ensure optimum use of time and resources; monitors performance against objectives. Achievement of all agreed deadlines.

Problem Analysis

  • Breaks problems into constituent parts and differentiates key elements from the irrelevant or trivial; makes accurate use of logic and draws sound inferences from information available.

Concern for Excellence

  • Committed to the achievement and maintenance of quality; sets high standards of performance for self and others.

Communication Skills

  • Produces written and verbal communications which are clear, fluent, concise, and readily understood by intended recipient(s). 

Information Gathering

  • Seeks all possible relevant information for problem solving and decision making; consults widely, probes the facts, analysis issues from different perspectives.

Self confidence

  • Independent and self-reliant; conveys a realistic confidence in own ability to select appropriate courses of action and in likely success of own initiatives; able to stand ground in face of opposition.

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