Project Engineer

Candidate: 36120
Available: Not Available
Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Gender: Female
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Project Engineer
Masters Project Management - Current

National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current):Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
M Com Project Management (Thesis outstanding):
International Programme for Executive Business Management of Projects (NQF 8):
Grade 12:Mathematics,Physical Science,English,Electrician’s Work,Venda,Biblical Studies
Microsoft,SSAP,MS Access,MS Word,MS Excel,MS Explorer,MS Outlook,MS PowerPoint,E-Mail,Internet,MS Projects,Windows (basic),Primovera,NEC
Mining:Contracts Manager From January 2008 To February 2010
Suppliers Management
Contracts Management
Managing the project times frames by ensuring that the time
lines are met/ Schedulling.
Reporting to the client on the procurement schedule/plan.
Planning for Construction, and material handling.
Project Costing
Cash flow projection/Forecast
Risk Management
Identify potential suppliers for mechanical equipments (e.g gear
motors, Conveyer belting, Hydraulic Cylinders, etc)
Project Reporting
Change Management
Staff Training
Managing Project Controls
Progress Monitoring

Electrical engineer:Estimating Engineer From 2010-03 To 2010-09

Cost Estimation
Pricing and Preparation of Bids
Supplier selection, and management
Get potential clients and negotiate deals, Scan media, tender bulleting etc. for Tenders
Determine necessary resources for the Project
Presentation of tenders to the tender Board.
Arrange and coordinate site briefings during tender stage/bidding stage
Ensuring that the company complies with all construction regulations and as per Client’s requirements
Presentations to potential clients (e.g, Eskom)

Telecommunications:Technician Officer From 1998-07 To 2001-03
  • Responsible for the exchange backup on the weekly basis
  • Exchange generator maintenance
  • Battery room maintenance
  • Modules replacements for the telephones exchange; Configuration of the telephone modules
  • Remote terminal maintenance
  • Attending faults from the Line Terminal Units; Installations of new Telephone PABX and Fax Lines. Fault Finding and Fitting

Utilities:Project Manager From 1998-07 To 2007-11
  • Managing and Controlling Project Scope (Stringing and Cabling Material Estimation),
  • Project Planning/Scheduling (Establishing and Managing Project Risk: Identifying the risk, implementing risk strategy and mitigating the risk; MS Project scheduling),
  • Project Cost: Creating a spread sheet on cash flow projection, and Invoice approvals,
  • Project Procurement: Contract Management; Drafting of contracts and submit to the buyer for finalization; Ensuring the contract is signed and ensuring the evaluation of the contract data/ documents is checked e.g. (Technical Evaluation; SHE and Quality Evaluation),
  • Leading and Managing Project Human Resources: Ensuring that there are enough resources to run the project, and compiling a resource matrix,
  • Accepting Responsibility for Quality Management: Ensuring the Inspection and test Plans are available for construction,
  • Managing Project Communication: Conducting meeting for project feedback and also follow-up with individuals for project progress,
  • Project Time: Ensuring that the deadlines/milestones on the schedule are met,
  • Project Integration; Compile the work breakdown structure; and working with the following departments to achieve the goal (Telecoms; Substation Design; Protection; Controls; Measurements; Metering etc.),
  • Project control and site visit to ensure that the work is done according to the scope,
  • Materials management e.g. (Cables; Conductors; Clamps etc.),
  • Requesting quotes from the suppliers,
  • Payments control: Payments done on SAP and reports are done for cost control purposes,
  • Conflict Resolutions: Resolving disputes when and as they arise within the project life cycle,
  • Project Reporting; Compiling a project report weekly and monthly (The reports contains the Cost Quality SHE, Time and KPI’s),
  • Conducting Cost Estimation and variance Explanations.


Projects completed

  • Beta-Delphi project (409 km, 400KV Transmission line and 2x Reactor feeders on both ends) = R 456 million
  • Serumulo / Iziko Capacitor Banks (Two sets of series capacitors on both substations ends) = R 254 million
  • Dedisa Substation (400KV/132 KV Transformer and 2 x 132KV Feeders) = R 70 million


Senior Technician at Eskom
April 2001 – May 2005

  • Creating Conceptual Drawings/Designs for Transmission Substations; 
  • Produce a bill of Quantities for the Substation work e.g. (Steelwork, Equipment, Hardware and Conductors) 
  • Determining and specifying major equipment e.g. (Circuit Breakers; Isolators etc.); Cost estimation during the feasibility studies of the project
  • Produce as build drawing for Substations work; Site visits during construction to ensure that the work performed is according to the designs
  • Produce the order documents to be processed by the Project Manager
  • Being involved in a project from conceptual phase to close out phase/ commissioning; Operating computer aided design packages e.g. (MicroStation V8; Aim)

Technician Officer at Telkom
July 1998 – August 2001

  • Responsible for the exchange backup on the weekly basis
  • Exchange generator maintenance; Battery room maintenance
  • Modules replacements for the telephones exchange 
  • Configuration of the telephone modules
  • Remote terminal maintenance
  • Attending faults from the Line Terminal Units
  • Installations of new Telephone PABX and Fax Lines. 
  • Fault Finding and Fitting
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Kempton Park
Mangaung (Bloemfontein)
Not Available
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