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Proposals Engineer: Diesel & Gas Power Generation
Posted date [2019-Jan-10] (ID: 70975)

The purpose of this position is to respond to 'Request for Tenders' (RFT) or 'Request for Proposals' (RFP) issued by purchasing authorities and ensure that the solution proposed is complete and appropriate and results in the best proposal possible.


  • Conducted site visits whereby they had to give the clients recommendations on various generator solutions for the application.
  • Conducted site visits whereby they had to give the clients recommendations on various solutions to upgrade the existing installations.
  • Compile a power point presentation of the proposed preliminary solution which will be offered for the client’s review.
  • Experience:

  • Be able to do a complete costing from scratch which includes:
  • Sizing/selection of (Engine and alternator, switchgear, cooling system, fuel system, protection system)  depending on the application and site conditions
  • Sizing/selection of all the auxiliary equipment and balance of plant to offer a complete diesel power plant solution.
  • Be familiar with Logistical incoterms
  • Be familiar with foreign currency exposure and how we mitigate commercial risks
  • Ability to do a very high level electrical single line drawing based on the preliminary solution which will be offered.
  • Ability to do a very high level plant general arrangement drawing on the preliminary plant which will be offered.

    • Matric /Grade 12
    • A recognised electrical qualification (Trade Test, +ND Electrical Engineering / BTech / S4 / T3).
    • At least five years’ work experience involving sales and proposals within the Diesel and Gas power generation industry
    • Computer literacy – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Project. 
    • Good knowledge of the AutoCad package.
    • Experience in contracts will be an added advantage.


    • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
    • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, including formal communications and making presentations.
    • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
    • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations.
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.
    • Ability to work well in a team setting. Good telephone manner.
    • Must have excellent technical and communication skills.
    • The ability to work under pressure. A Code 8 Driver’s License.
    • A keen sense of urgency and a willingness to learn additional job related skills.
    • A valid passport.

    Job Title Proposals Engineer: Diesel & Gas Power Generation
    Post Details
    Posted By o2 Placements
    Job Function Proposals Engineer
    Start Date Mid Jan 2019
    Salary Negotiable
    Location Gauteng
    Phone No 074 627 4157
    Email oriel(at)o2group.co.za
    Deadline 2014-Jan-19
    Region Location -> Gauteng
    Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
    Classification Job Classification -> Engineering

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