City Of Cape Town Careers

City of Cape Town

Professional Officer

Job Description 


  • BSc degree in Electrical Engineering or B Tech degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer or Registered

Professional Engineering Technologist or eligible for registration.

  • At least 2 years relevant System Design postgraduate experience.
  • Experience in power system modelling techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of the OHS Act and Regulations.
  • Driver’s license: Code B

Key Skills:

  • Communication and negotiation skills.
  • Financial analysis and competency in using SAP.
  • A high degree of computer literacy.

Special conditions:

  • Required to work in all weather conditions.
  • Required to work outside normal working hours as demanded by the exigencies of service.
  • Required to use own transport for which an appropriate Transport Allowance will be payable.

Key Performance Areas

  • Manages approved projects for extensions to and replacement of HV network infrastructure by coordinating project implementation, tracking project timelines, resolving technical problems and managing documentation and administration.
  • Forecasts and controls annual expenditure against the project budget.
  • Manages contracts (FIDIC, JBCC, GCC) required for the execution of projects, including facilitating regular contract meetings, approving project programmes and progress reports.
  • Facilitating stakeholder management, across all City departments, in the development, detail design.

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