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Lead Engineer – Water Processing and/or Wastewater Treatment Design

Job Information
SalaryR1.3mil – R1mil
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering. •Relevant Post Graduate training in Wastewater/water treatment.
Experience10-15 years of experience in design of water and/or wastewater treatment plants

Job Description

A medium-sized Consulting company with offices across South Africa and a reputation for technical excellence are looking to hire a Lead Engineer with experience in water processing and/or wastewater treatment design to join their Head Office in Pretoria.

Minimum Requirements:

• Recognised Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering.

• Relevant Post Graduate training in Wastewater/water treatment.

• Registered as a Pr Eng with ECSA.

• Working knowledge of GCC, FIDIC, NEC and JBCC.

• Active member in CESA/SAICE/WISA/AWWA

• Pr CPM. and/or PMP

• 10-15 years of experience in design of water and/or wastewater treatment plants.

• Experience in the use of Conditions of Contract relevant to the nature of work (NEC, FIDIC, JBCC and/or GCC contracts) is advantageous

Your responsibilities will include:

• Head/lead the water/wastewater treatment section within the water and sanitation division.

• Active marketing of the service with clients, prepare and submit proposals and tender documents.

• Write and present proposals to government, public interest groups, or community group.

• Manage the execution of planning, design, and supervision of projects in this field.

• Work with other specialists to augment skills and capacity.

• Independently manage projects to monitor performance and ensure financial success.

• Perform research and write technical papers for publication or presentation at industry related conferences.

• Participate in professional organizations for marketing, industry recognition and networking.

• Client liaison, including meetings and reporting.

• Keep abreast with technology development and research in the relevant fields of Water & Sanitation.

• Lead, challenge, and inspire technical staff (including coaching/mentoring young professionals/graduate engineers, technologists and technicians through substantive engagement and communication.

• Compliance with and managing direct reports compliance with the company’s Quality Management System (ISO9001:2015) Business Management System (BMS) and the Project Management Online Guide (PMOG).

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Roxanne/Hannah/Stella on 021 555 0432.

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