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Civil Project Engineer

Job Information
LocationSA. South Africa
Salary600- 350 K
Job TypeTemporary
EducationB.Sc. / B-Tech Civil
Experience5 + years

Job Description

A exciting opportunity exists for a Project Engineer based in South Africa. 6 Month Contract

Location: Namibia/ JHB

Main Duties & Responsibilities

To support and understudy the Project Manager in all aspects of project management.

Ensure that the work scope and quality requirements for procurement packages are clearly defined and agreed to by the Suppliers, Contractors and Design Subcontractors and that change control procedures are adhered to.

Ensure that the technical integrity and work scope definition is maintained through the Procurement and Construction activities, by maintaining close co-operation with those functions. Advise the Project Manager if corrective action is needed.

Maintain structured communication with the Suppliers, Contractors and Design Subcontractors on technical and commercial matters.

Assist with the scheduling of the work and the development of the Project Programme

Ensure effective document control in full compliance to project procedures

Assist with the measurement of engineering man-hour efficiency and cost

Issue progress, efficiency and technical overview reports to the Project Manager as required by project procedures. Prepare the Monthly Progress Report for approval by the Project Manager.

Interface with Engineering Discipline Managers on resource planning, allocation, demobilisation and appraisal, to achieve project and company resource management objectives. Review and monitor engineering performance indicators.

Facilitate Inter-discipline co-ordination between all technical disciplines, with special reference to :

Overall plant layout to achieve operability, maintainability and required ergonomic standards and safety

Avoidance of clashes

Defined and recorded inter-discipline interfaces

Close out work packages according to procedures, and disseminate and archive useful information gained and lessons learnt.

Ensure that all engineering documentation and drawings are adequately prepared, filed, secured and transmitted.

Work in close cooperation with Cost Engineering and Project Planning to develop and maintain the Project Cash flow Forecast

Participate in Project Risk Assessments and the maintenance of the Project Risk Register

Monitoring expediting and inspections at suppliers’ fabrication shops.

Monitoring and expediting of vendor data in accordance with contract/purchase order requirements

Monitor performance of the logistics team

Desired Skills and Experience

Registered as Professional Engineer / Technologist.

BSc Degree or B Tech Degree with 5 years experience on multi disciplinary projects

Commercial understanding of contract terms and conditions including forms of contract, in particular FIDIC and NEC.

Knowledge of safety, environment and Industrial Relations.

High degree of literacy.

Basic computer skills (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, e-mails).

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please email your CV to You can also contact Shannon or Nicki on 011 234 6868. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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