Electrical Designer

Reports To:

Lead Electrical Designer/Engineering Manager


The Electrical Designer is responsible for the production of electrical models and drawings in accordance with project requirements under the supervision of the Lead Electrical Designer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce and maintain technical and engineering drawings using 2D/3D CAD software as required.
  • Produce designs and drawings for electrical systems, i.e. motor control centre schematic diagrams, protection block diagrams, cable schedules, single line drawings, power distribution layouts, general arrangement drawings and grounding/earthing designs.
  • Complete cable tray/rack routing and design 3D modelling.
  • Apply the requirements of IEC/IEEE/or local codes/standards as applicable to the respective project in executing electrical design work.
  • Check drawings prior to release.
  • Ensure coordination with designers and engineers of other disciplines.
  • Perform clash detection of models with other discipline models.
  • In conjunction with electrical engineering staff, produce detailed engineering drawings and documentation for identified and approved concepts/projects.
  • Participation in formal engineering review processes.
  • Verify on-site condition and dimensions relating to existing facilities.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Electrical engineering diploma from a recognised college.
  • Minimum of five years electrical design experience.
  • Experience within a large-projects such as mining, power, petrochemical and refinery industries, in multi-disciplinary EPCM environment.
  • Ability to design in a 3D environment.
  • Knowledge of industry or regulatory standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project.
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements.
  • Proficient in the use of MicroStation.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good safety awareness.


  • Professional engineering technician registration with the local governing engineering council or institution.
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.

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