Electrical Draughtsman / Engineer

Reference: 9338 AV
Consultant: Anneke Viviers 

Job Description: 

  • Prepare detailed schematics, bills of material, and panel layout drawings in accordance with design specifications and established department design standards.
  • Assisting Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems.
  • Inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations.
  • Produce high-quality, low-cost designs using established company standards, while meeting applicable codes and assigned schedules.
  • Stay current with applicable technology and safety standards, providing insight and guidance to others when called upon.
  • Efficiently manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Aid production team during layout, assembly, and testing, resolving any issues relating to the design or bills of material.
  • Continuously identify and investigate opportunities to improve electrical systems, components, and processes.
  • Provide technical assistance to Applications Engineering, Sales, Service, and customers as needed.
  • Communicate openly. Build relationships. Be recognised as an individual that can be trusted and work well with the team.
  • Adhere to our core values: positive attitude, adaptable, accountable, self-motivated, and flexible.


  • National diploma, BTech or BSc in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience designing low voltage (less than 1000V; 1ph and 3ph) industrial control panels; using programmable logic control systems, advanced control techniques using VFDs, cellular remote monitoring systems, and power monitoring software systems.
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD-Electrical (version 2023 experience desirable), creating schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, and other electrical engineering documents.
  • Working knowledge of applicable USA codes and standards, especially NEC, JIC, IEC, CE, UL, NEMA, IEEE, and NFPA is beneficial.
  • Familiar with power distribution, transformers, and service switches.
  • Experience with electrical enclosures and/or sheet metal fabrication is a plus.
  • Strong computer skills; must be proficient with Excel; Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional command of the English language
  • Willingness to travel to internationally and to collaborate with the Hartland-based team.
  • Experience in the water supply industry preferred, but not required.
  • Medium voltage experience is adv.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.