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Senior MV(Medium Voltage) Design Engineer

Wadeville, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa


Job Description

·       Liaise with customer throughout engineering and manufacturing phases.

·       Design electrical circuits according to customer specifications.

·       Draw up project specifications, liaising with customers to establish requirements.

·       Liaise with customers on queries either on engineered or standard products.

·       Estimate cost and produce quotes on turnkey projects.

·       Liaise with the factory for required delivery dates.

·       Create requisitions for procurement of all equipment including buy outs.

·       Ensure proper engineering standards are maintained during manufacturing process.

·       Be capable of doing system studies.

·       Project Management.



·       Minimum BTech or BEng / BSc.

·       Minimum 5 to 8 years’ experience in design of MV switchgear

·       Must be computer literate in MS Office.

·       Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time.

·       Must be able to work independent and be able to take the lead on complex designs

·       Must have a sound knowledge of Engineering practices and designs

·       MV protection philosophy knowledge

·       ECSA registration an advantage

·       Be able to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical.

·       Consulting experience an advantage.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ES EMEA Region

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044583