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Jan P

Jan Peyper

Principal Engineer Standards and Policy, Western Power

Career Summary:

I have worked in the following areas: 9) September 2013 - present - Principal Engineer Standards and Policy (Transmission and Distribution), Western Power, Australia 8) February 2012 - September 2013 - Principal Engineer Technology Development Transmission, Western Power, Australia 7) September 2010 - February 2011 - Principal Engineer Design Management and Standards, Western Power, Australia 6) September 2008 - September 2010 - Primary Systems Engineering Services Manager, Western Power, Australia 5) March 2008 - September 2008 - Technical Services Manager, Western Power, Australia 4) January 2007 - March 2008 - Team Leader Engineering and Estimating - Western Power, Australia 3) January 1999 - December 2006 - Specialist Project Engineer Transmission - Eskom, South Africa 2) January 1996 - December 1998 - Design Engineer, substations, Eskom, South Africa 1) January 1995 - December 1995 - Engineer in Training - Eskom, South Africa

Specialties: Substations Primary Design, Earthing

Current Roles:

Pricipal Engineer Standards and Policy, Technical lead for Engineering

Education:

B.Eng(Hons) Electrical, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Certifications:

B.Eng Electrical
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