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Senior Structural Technician

Job Information
LocationEngineering Jobs in Port Elizabeth
SalaryR450k - R350k
Job TypePermanent
EducationNDip Civil
Experience8 years

Job Description

A reputable firm of consulting engineers is looking for a Senior Structural Technician to be based in their Port Elizabeth offices to perform reinforced concrete detailing, structural steel detailing, designs and construction monitoring.

Minimum Requirements:

National Diploma in Civil Engineering

Experience with AutoCAD and Prokon

Bachelor of Technology Degree or study towards is an advantage

8 years' experience

Key Performance Areas

Design and Draughting

- Preliminary Structural Design of reinforced concrete foundations, columns, retaining walls, beams, slabs and minor civil


- Cost Estimates

- Detail design of reinforced concrete foundations, columns, retaining walls, beams, slabs

- Reinforced Concrete Detailing and structural steel detailing

- Transfer of information onto drawings in rough form

- Checking and correction of accurate tender and construction drawings prepared by draughting staff

- Preparation of Schedules of Quantities and Tender documentation

Construction Monitoring

- Ensuring that the works are being built in accordance with the drawings and specifications

- Monitoring progress of the construction and nothing where this will have an effect on the completion date

- Monitoring standard and quality of construction

- Calculation and agreement of quantities for payment

- Ongoing materials specification and recording of construction changes on drawings

- Attending site meetings


- The Structural Technician shall communicate with the Client, Contractor and members of the Design Team on Projects

- Reporting on progress and costs

- Advising on solutions to problems

- Following up on information sent to confirm that the correspondence is fully understood


- The Structural Technician shall be involved in financial aspects of the project

- Cost reporting in consultation with the Line Manager

- Preparation of Payment Certificates in respect of work done by contractors in consultation with the line manager

- Preparation of fee invoices for presentation to clients in with the line manager

- Revenue reporting complaint with the BST System in consultation with the line manager.

Proposals and Reports

The Structural Technician shall be involved in the preparation of proposals and reports. These will include but not necessarily be limited to the following

- Fee Proposals, Bids and Preliminary Design Reports

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

or email us:

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