Airport Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering Consultancy Aviation
  • Johannesburg


Airport Electrical Engineer


There is an exciting opportunity for an Airport Electrical Engineer to join the Airport Civil Engineering Business Unit in the Johannesburg office of Royal HaskoningDHV.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for 2D/3D design work of airside systems (e.g. ground lighting, visual aids, navigational aids, etc.) according to international airport codes and standards (ICAO).
  • Produce the corresponding relevant technical drawing work in all its aspects (schematics, layouts, sections, details, etc.) and associated calculations for input into the design reports, specifications and the bills of quantities.
  • Deliver designs that meet industry standards, client requirements and are coordinated with other project disciplines.
  • On project level operate as an integral member of the design team and interact with other discipline designers, such as for geometrics, pavement design and drainage.
  • Collaborate on the automation of design processes and development of 3D design tools.
  • In the Aviation Team co-operate with and share knowledge with other designers


Minimum qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Minimum 3 to 6 years work experience, preferably in consulting engineering or design
  • Diploma in Electrical, Electronic or Aeronautical Engineering, or similar relevant degree
  • Proficiency in 3D computer aided design (CAD) software, preferably Autodesk Revit, AutoCad and/or Civil 3D. Strong experience in Revit is advantageous.
  • Experience in design and engineering of electrical/electronic systems is advantageous
  • Affinity with airports and the aviation industry


Behavioural competencies:

  • Accurate and detail-oriented
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle pressure, strong time management skills
  • Strong analytical focus, problem solving ability
  • Affinity with 3D design and software savviness
  • Team player with cultural sensitivity and ability to work in international setting



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