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Technical Specialist: Roads & Highways

Job Information
LocationCape Town
SalaryR1mil – R800k
Job TypePermanent
Education•Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree in Engineering
ExperienceMinimum 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 Technical Specialist: Roads & Highways.

Minimum requirements:

• Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree in Engineering from accredited university

• Professional Registration with ECSA essential

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

• In depth experience of Government standards, codes and documentation

• Specialist knowledge of Bentley MicroStation and Open Roads Design Software or similar

• Knowledge of web-based project cost control and financial systems (BST)

• Experience in design management and design delivery for projects and managing professional teams of medium/large projects, would be beneficial

• Knowledge of QA and OHS requirements on engineering projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

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

• Look after budgets, resourcing and outsourcing of project work within the section, as well as agree project budgets with other sections on large projects comprising multi-disciplinary project teams

• Author competent technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality

• Check work of all those in the project team and take responsibility for their work

• Present / represent their technical work

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

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

• Submission of tenders and proposals for function

• Win and deliver projects for the Function

• Draft successful responses to bids

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

• Regular client contact and management of client relationships

• Successful identification and following through on leads associated with additional work

• Clear understanding of local functional engineering environment and markets

• Train others in respective functional field and build a team

• Coordinate work between functions

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

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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