Senior Rail Overhead Wiring and Traction Power Designer – Tshwane

Gauteng, Full Time

What kind of talent do we pursue?
We employ people with the right attitude and a positive mindset, who are motivated by doing the right thing, getting things done and share a sense of urgency. People who have an impact in our teams and broader community. People who think differently and connect with those around them to co-create new opportunities and leave a meaningful legacy

Be a leading member of a key group of design/modelling engineers, technologists and draughters who are focused on the delivery of projects in a digitally innovative environment, working in the Rail group of the Global Design Centre, undertaking design work for projects in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Africa.
Use your 10+ years’ rail Overhead Wiring Equipment (Electrical) and/or Traction Power experience in a senior Electrical Engineering Designer role to advance Electric Traction Power delivery designs within integrated, complex project environments. 
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, ensure coordination and conformity between discipline interfaces and separate design offices in remote locations.
Lead and manage a group performing Design and Draughting of Overhead Wiring / Traction Power infrastructure including:
Track electrification layouts
Mast structures, foundations, components and line fittings 
Earthing and return bonding layouts
Extent of electrification and electrical switching diagrams
OHTE arrangements e.g. cantilevers, return conductor suspension, overlaps, weight tension devices, make-offs, mid-point anchors, switch sectioning and feeding arrangements
Traction Power Feeder Stations and input and output feeders
As-built drawings
Review quality of work produced by junior designers and drafters under your management, prior to issuing deliverables to our team in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Africa.
Be able to review and assess designs against relevant standards applicable in external markets.  Knowledge of applicable standards in Australia and / or New Zealand would be beneficial.
Experience in Navisworks, Electrical Traction Power Flow simulation software, 3D modelling software, and Projectwise is advantageous.


Strong networking and relationship building skills within Zutari and the corresponding remote offices.
Establish and maintain effective internal communication processes that ensure the flow of relevant information.
Achievement and action orientated with a strong service focus and well-developed execution skills.
Interpersonal skills – communication, relationship building, collaboration and influencing without authority.
Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa is required.
A Tertiary qualification commensurate with the candidate’s experience and in line with the requirements of a senior leadership position is required. B.Eng and B.Tech Electrical would be advantageous.

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