Electrical Engineer/Technologist – Durban

Bosch Projects: Electrical Engineer/Technologist – Durban

Reference number: [BPZN.ET.21]

Closing Date: 17:00 on 30 July 2021

Bosch Projects (Pty) Ltd, a member of the multi-disciplinary Bosch Holdings group of companies, founded in 1961, has an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer / Technologist. This position will be based in Durban and will report directly to the Divisional Manager: Electrical and Instrumentation


  • Development and management of electrical project specific documentation such as enquiries, tenders and contracts;
  • Ensuring technical requirements defined in the contract are properly incorporated into the engineering deliverables;
  • Overseeing and supervising the installation of industrial power systems and specifying maintenance and operating procedures;
  • Design of LV and MV industrial power systems;
  • Designing site-specific equipment as required;
  • Ensuring that the design and maintenance of industrial power systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements;
  • Managing and forecasting spend, using whole life cycle costing techniques, ensuring that work is kept to budget;
  • Monitoring the execution of the electrical aspects of the quality assurance program for conformance to project requirements;
  • Assisting with and managing commissioning coordination, commissioning activities and start up;
  • Developing maintaining and enhancing engineering tools, calculations or software used during the engineering activities of the company;
  • Participation in engineering activities and interdisciplinary interfaces in close cooperation with the other discipline engineers.


  • Have a B.Sc. / B. Eng. (Electrical, heavy current) / B Tech (Electrical, heavy current);
  • Be registerable as a professional Engineer / professional Engineering Technologist with ECSA (professional registration with ECSA will be an advantage)
  • Be a member of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (preferable);
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the heavy industrial environment (generation, PFC, substations, power systems, MCC’s / LV assemblies etc.) within a consultancy, engineering services company, or in an operating company with project engineering or technical support duties;
  • Have effective computer skills using Microsoft Office software & specialist engineering simulation software such as PowaMaster, DigSilient Power Factory, CAD, Relux or others such as Revit etc;
  • Have excellent report writing skills;
  • Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Have effective interpersonal skills for interface with the client and working in a project team;
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Be prepared to travel within and outside RSA borders, in some cases for a few weeks;
  • Be fit to travel outside RSA borders and fit to pass medical assessments to enter industrial plants;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and his / her own vehicle.

Preference will be given to people from designated groups, in line with Bosch Holdings transformation plans. Suitably qualified Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

​Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after two weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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