Project Engineer

Project Engineer
Company:

Abb


Project Engineer

Details of the offer

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technology allow greater access to cleaner energy.

The Power Grids business delivers products, systems, service and software solutions as part of its comprehensive power & automation offering for the grid across the power value chain - serving utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers.

You as a Project Engineer, will be part of Power Grids business based in Modderfontein , South Africa. Reporting to the Technical Lead, Telecommunications, you are responsible for acting as an engineer (design authority) for Telecommunication Projects on assignments classified as low engineering complexity. Engineering discipline lead on small projects or portions of larger projects. Completing engineering assignments efficiently and cost-effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, and safety requirements.

Your responsibilities

- Technical contribution : Creating the engineering design concept/philosophy definition. Evaluating, selecting and applying standard techniques, procedures and criteria to perform engineering assignments. Reviewing and approving design deliverables for telecommunication engineering and acts as the technical lead with the client. Providing technical support for testing, installation and commissioning activities.
- Sales : Assisting in creating proposals for engineering projects or programs through provision of bills of materials and estimated engineering hours for own discipline.
- Contract management : Supporting Contract Managers in issuing claims.
- Planning and control : Creating work plans and cost estimates for work in own area of responsibility and proactively manages this work to deliver the agreed program on time, on quality and at the targeted cost.
- Risk and opportunity management : Ensuring completion of risk and opportunity assessments and the implementation of resulting actions for own projects. Reporting early any contract/quality/program/cost issues to management.
- Customer : Acting as the ABB technical lead for telecommunication engineering on a project. Interacting with customers and officials, contractors, and others. Attending project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments. Ensuring that ABB is presented as a professional organization in all interactions with the customer.
- Supply chain management : Collaborating with the Supply Chain function to ensure that the technical requirements for equipment or services are communicated and agreed with potential suppliers. Providing technical evaluation of supplier proposals.
- Processes and tools : Accepting as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services. Using standard processes and tools applicable to own area.
- Safety and Integrity: Living ABB's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

- A Bachelor's degree in Technology or nearing Completion thereof is required.
- ECSA(Engineering Council of South Africa) registered is preferred.
- Minimum 3-5 years of Experience in Telecommunication Systems including Fixed Line Fibre and Copper Networks.
- Wireless Networks and IP Networking Proficiency Required.
- Experience in working at heights.


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