Dio du Toit obtained a BSc in Electrical Engineering and commenced his career with the then Pretoria City Council in the Primary Planning Department. He later joined Plantech Associates, Electrical and Mechanical Consulting Engineers, where he remained as a Partner until 1998.
In 1999 Dio established his own Electrical Engineering Consulting firm. Dio joined Africon in 2005, and was appointed as a Technical Director in the Energy and Industrial Processing Unit in 2006.
During the course of his career, Dio has been responsible for electrical engineering aspects pertaining to building services for commercial, military and institutional buildings, which included building reticulation, site reticulation, street lighting, perimeter security lighting, access control systems, fire detection systems, as well as runway lighting and control.
Dio has also been responsible for the feasibility studies, design, specifications, tender adjudication and quality and cost control for several 88kV and 132kV substation and transmission line projects.
Dio has been involved as lead engineer on several major large projects such as new mining projects, a railway and a new harbour in Mozambique.
Being a Consulting Engineer for the past 33 years and gaining vast experience in a wide spectrum of projects, Dio is now part of Diesel Innovations Training Academy and will apply his knowledge in providing LV, MV and HV specialized training.