Engineering Systems Administrator

Job Objective: To maintain and implement the company preferred engineering systems and workflows.Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:Troubleshoot database errors and advise on appropriate resolution steps.Develop, implement and maintain system standards and libraries in conjunction with other system administrators.Install and configure engineering systems applications.Ensure optimal configuration of engineering systems and provide technical guidance when required.Ensure all engineering systems customization is inline with the companys objectives and long-term vision.Ensure engineering systems are configured in-line with client requirements.Contribute to the long-term strategic development plan for engineering systems and related design engineering applications.Provide advice to Project Managers on the most efficient use of engineering systems to meet project deliverables.Ensure that the correct engineering systems are deployed and used on projects.Extract material take offs as and when required.Identify training and retraining requirements and report findings to Engineering Systems Lead (Not design of drafting training).Provide engineering systems user support when required.Drive continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives.The engineering systems administrator is responsible for compiling the relevant documentation to facilitate the use of selected engineering applications.Setup and maintain drawing office templates and symbol libraries in line with HOD requirements.Export 3D model to Navisworks daily.Qualifications:Programming language qualifications and experience for example VBA, C#, SQL, PML etc.Relevant design qualifications would be an advantageKnowledge, skills and experience:5 years Engineering Systems Administrator experience working within a BIM or database-driven engineering and design environmentProven computer skills and knowledge of CAD applications, relational databases, and spreadsheets.Experience and proficiency with AVEVA suite of applications is a distinctive advantage2 - 5 years Experience with intelligent P&ID applications2 5 years experience in engineering design and modelling within either mechanical, piping, or structural disciplinesProven experience with catalogue libraries and installation standards for piping, piping fittings, valves, and field instrumentsExperience in Microsoft Windows, and local and wide area networking environmentsA proven ability to translate client and company requirements into engineering system and engineering work practicesUnderstanding the importance of database-driven, integrated design systems and flow of engineering information on industrial projectsPersonal attributes:Good interpersonal skills.Good written and verbal communication skills.Methodical approach to allocated work areas.Must be able to work under pressure.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA