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Senior Engineer/Technologist – Geometric Design

Job Information
LocationCape Town
SalaryR800k – R600k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBEng/BSc/BTech in Civil Engineering
ExperienceMin 8 - 10 years of professional experience in transportation infrastructure

Job Description

A large consulting company with offices across South Africa and internationally are looking to hire a Senior Engineer/Technologist specialising in Geometric Design.

This is an opportunity to work on some of the world’s largest roads projects.

Minimum requirements:

• BEng/BSc/BTech in Civil Engineering from an accredited University/University of Technology.

• Professional registration with ECSA essential.

• Minimum 8 - 10 years of professional experience in transportation infrastructure with a strong background in geometric or transportation design.

• Working knowledge of Bentley MicroStation, Open Roads Design Software as well as Civil3D.

• Interest and/or experience with BIM systems would be advantageous.

• Knowledge of the commercial aspects of project management.

• Knowledge of QA and OHS requirements.

• Experience in Government standards, codes, and documentation

Your responsibilities will include:

• Responsible for the general management of medium/large transportation infrastructure projects.

• Assist with and manage budgets, resourcing and outsourcing of work within the function group and agree project budgets with other function groups.

• Clear knowledge of work procedures and ability to brief project team on them.

• Ensure appropriate technical standards and Quality Assurance Management System requirements are maintained on projects.

• Ensuring all projects are adequately resourced in terms of capabilities and specialists.

• Ensure that projects are completed within time and budget.

• Supervise Engineers or Technicians in undertaking checks and inspections of constructed works for compliance with design and specifications, including monitoring and proposing remedial actions.

• Train others in respective functional field and build a team.

• Assign and check work of all those in the project team and take responsibility for their work.

• Author competent technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality.

• Make/ensure technical decisions are outcome driven.

• Market technical capability.

• Development and/or improvement of function group specific design procedures.

• Plan and coordinate investigations and surveys.

• Adopt a proactive approach to prevent costly mistakes.

• Review Professional Service Provider Bid Documents - identify commercial and financial risks.

• Realistically estimate pricing/timing associated with projects within their area of expertise.

• Submission of tenders and proposals for the function group.

• Win and deliver projects for the function group.

• Regular client contact under direction of senior manager supervision.

• Develop and maintain key client relationships while maintaining client satisfaction.

• Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with additional work prospects on the projects they are involved with.

• Clear understanding of local functional business technologies and markets.

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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