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    September 28, 2018

Engineer – Transmission Capital Projects (South/North)

Job description

To administer and coordinate the implementation of defined projects required by the Corporation to ensure sustainable operations in accordance with BPC’s engineering standards, procedures and financial regulations. ​​​

Key activities

  1. Project Management – Manages and delivers required outcomes for a portfolio of projects while reporting to the Senior Engineer – Transmission Projects Implementation
  2. Contract Management – Delivers required outcomes by managing day-to-day relationships with contract service providers and working within established contract management plan
  3. Client & Customer Management (External) – Manages relationships with clients to ensure their needs are met while supporting senior colleagues in managing more important client and customer relationships
  4. Document Preparation – Checks technical and commercial aspects of draft tender documents related to transmission and substation projects for approval by the Senior Projects Engineer, in order to ensure compliance with the Corporation’s asset specifications
  5. Costing and Budgeting – Provides technical guidance when required on costing, budgeting and finance tasks
  6. Improvement & Innovation – Identities shortcomings in existing processes, systems and procedures.
  7. Internal Communication – Develops and/or delivers a plan for significant aspects of internal communication with guidance from Senior Projects Engineer
  8. Strategic Planning – Delivers prescribed outcomes for area of responsibility by working within established planning systems
  9. Safety, Health and Environment – Ensures that all safety and loss control standards (Safety Health and Environmental) contained in the Corporation’s standards are adhered to.

Education required

B. Eng. in Electrical Engineering or related qualification. Qualifications in Project Management will be an added advantage.

Should be a standing member of a recognized professional engineering body.​

Experience required

​At least 3 years post qualification experience in the electricity supply industry. Preferably in the transmission line and substation construction fields.


Behavioural Skills

  1. Team Leadership
  2. Initiative
  3. Holding People Accountable
  4. Drive for Results
  5. Analytical Thinking
  6. Understanding Others
  7. Approach to Thinking
  8. Adaptability
  9. Self-Control
  10. Attention to Detail
  11. Collaborative Influence
  12. Strategic Thinking

Technical Skills

  1. Project Management
  2. Contract Management
  3. Computer Skills
  4. Negotiations
  5. Costing & Budgeting
  6. Data Collection & Analysis
  7. Planning & Organizing
  8. Policy & Procedures
  9. Commercial Acumen
  10. Compliance
  11. Engineering Design
  12. Customer Service Delivery

Job Challenges

  • Identification of project risks
  • Ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with acceptable standards
  • Resolving engineering challenges​
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