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Instrument Design Engineer (Digital Design)

LocationCape Town, WC - South Africa
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
  • Design Technical
  • Instrumentation Designer
  • Digital Product Design
Job no: PCCG3
Category: Engineering, EC&I
  • International EPCM Company
  • Cape Town

With offices in Africa, Australia, Canada and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the mining and metals; infrastructure and process industries. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a rich and diverse career.

The Digital Design Engineer will be for performing control and instrumentation engineering designs and calculations and allocated tasks and responsibilities complying with the specified Study and/or Project Codes and Standards. This role has a particular focus on the use of digital / database driven design tools for generation of the engineering deliverables.

The tasks you'll perform (not exhaustive):

  • Perform control and instrumentation engineering designs and calculations.
  • Generation and compilation of engineering and equipment specifications with a specific focus on database driven design tools.
  • Generation and compilation of engineering lists with a specific focus on database driven design tools.
  • Develop instrumentation drawings that are consistent with industry standard techniques that comply with drawing office/CAD/Instrumentation Procedures with a specific focus on the use of database driven design tools.
  • Development of templates for use in database driven design tools.
  • Generation and compilation of engineering and equipment specifications utilising database driven design tools.
  • Preparation of drawing deliverables such as block diagrams, termination drawings, loop diagrams, hookup diagrams, schematics and general arrangement drawings with a specific focus on database driven design tools.
  • Assist with the preparation of Study and EPCM documentation.
  • Generation, compilation and maintenance of electrical and instrument lists.
  • Review, evaluation and selection recommendations for vendor equipment.
  • Review of vendor certified documentation (drawings, data sheets, manuals, etc.) and responsibility for the dissemination of vendor information to discipline engineers / drafting resources for interface checking.
  • Provide material quantity take-offs, as and when required.
  • Assist with on-site engineering, commissioning and administration activities, where required.
  • Database management.
  • Conduct literature surveys.
  • Prepare and issue meeting minutes as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Tertiary level qualification in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years proven, relevant post graduate experience post graduating with a specific focus on database driven design tools.
  • Professional Registration advantageous.
  • South African Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the Microsoft suite of software packages, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
  • Demonstrate ability to and/or proficiency in the use of specific proprietary software packages relevant to the Engineering discipline.
  • Proven experience in the use of database driven design tools such as Siemens COMOS, DesSoft, Intools or Bentley Instrumentation and Wiring. This role has a specific focus on the implementation of instrumentation and electrical designs using Siemens COMOS.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a team and knowledge sharing environment.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a practical approach to solving engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment.
  • Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, personal responsibility and discretion.
  • High degree of professional ethics.

 The benefits we'll provide

ADP/Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognise that everyone is different and needs may change over the course of your career. That’s why we:

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

 We encourage and promote diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

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