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Department of Roads and Public Works: Chief Engineer (Civil and Structural)

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3 Jun, 2015

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CHIEF ENGINEER: CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL REF NO: DRPW 90/2015
Component: Professional Services
Sub-component: Civil and Structural Engineering
SALARY : An all-inclusive remuneration package: R 756 999 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Sarah Baartman (Port Elizabeth)

 

REQUIREMENTS : Engineering Degree (B Eng/BSC (Eng) or relevant qualification, Six years
post qualification experience required as a Registered Professional Engineer,
A valid drivers license, Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional
Engineer.

 

DUTIES : Engineering design and analysis effectiveness:- Perform final review and
approvals or audits on new engineering designs according to design
principles or theory, Co-ordinate design efforts and integration across
disciplines to ensure seamless integration with current technology;
Pioneering of new engineering services and management methods• Maintain
engineering operational effectiveness:- Manage the execution of
maintenance strategy through the provision of appropriate structures,
systems and resources; Set engineering maintenance standards,
specifications and service levels according to organizational objectives to
ensure optimum operational availability; Monitor maintenance efficiencies
according to organizational goals to direct or redirect engineering services for
the attainment of organizational objectives, Governance:- Allocate, control,
monitor and report on all resources; compile risk logs and manages
significant risk according to sound risk management practice and
organizational requirements; Provide technical consulting services for the
operation on engineering related matters to minimize possible engineering
risks; Manage and implement knowledge sharing initiatives e.g. short-term
assignments and secondments within and across operations, in support of
individual development plans, operational requirements and return on
investment; Continuously monitor the exchange and protection of information
between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge
management according to departmental objectives• Financial Management:-
Ensure the availability and management of funds to meet the MTEF
objectives within the engineering environment/services; Manage the
operational capital project portfolio to ensure effective resourcing according to
organizational needs and objectives; Manage the commercial value add of
the discipline- related programmes and projects; Facilitate the compilation of
innovation proposals to ensure validity and adherence to organizational
principles; Allocate, control and monitor expenditure according to budget to
ensure efficient cash flow management, People management:- Manage the
development, motivation and utilization of human resources for the discipline
to ensure competent knowledge base for the continued success of

 

APPLICATIONS : Applications for Head Office (Bhisho) should be forwarded for the attention:
Director: Human Resource Practice and Administration, Department of Roads
and Public Works, Private Bag X0022, Bhisho, 5605. Alternatively,
application can be hand delivered at the following address: Room 2.09, 2nd
Floor, Qhasana Building, Corner of Siwani Avenue, Independence Avenue,
Bhisho, 5605. Enquiries: Mr. M.D Kwaza Tel: 040 602 4274 or Ms. N. Mtoba:
040 602 4268/ 4273 /4272 /4270/4271/4272.
Applications of posts for In-House Construction, Grahamstown and Graaff-
Reinet should be forwarded for the attention of Director: In-House
Construction; Department of Roads and Public Works; Private Bag X 1605;
Grahamstown – 6139 Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at the
following address: Department of Roads and Public Works Offices: 1 Reynold
Street, Indusrial Area, Grahamstown Enquiries: Ms C. Riddin/Ms N. Matya/
Mr M.D. Manjati @ (046) 602 8134
Applications for post in Joe Gqabi Regional Office (Sterkspruit) should be
forwarded for the attention: Acting Regional Director: Joe Gqabi Regional
Office, Department of Roads and Public Works, Private Bag X 5002,
Sterkspruit, 9752 Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at the
following address: Department of Roads and Public Works Offices, Benson
College Building, Sterkspruit, 9752 Enquiries Mr. S. Dumalisile / Mr. M.
Tshwaku: (051) – 611 9800
Applications of post in Amathole should be forwarded for the attention of the
Regional Director: Amathole Regional Office, Department of Roads and
Public Works, Private Bag X 13004, Cambridge, East London, 5201
Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at the following address:
Department of Roads and Public Works Offices, Cnr. Scholl & Amalinda Main
Road, Summerpride, East London, Next to the SPCA (Ezinjeni) Enquiries: Ms
T Xhati/ Ms T Vooi 043 711 5742
Applications for Chris Hani Regional Office (Queenstown) should be
forwarded for the attention: Regional Director: Chris Hani; Department of
Roads and Public Works; Privat6te Bag X 7114; Queenstown; 5320.
Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at the following address:
Department of Roads and Public Works, 1 Creamery Road, Kingspark,
Queenspark. Enquiries: Ms V Dyantyi @ 045 807 6713/ Mr. Z. Tana @ 045
807 6707
Applications for posts in Cacadu Regional Office (Port Elizabeth) should be
forwarded for the attention: Regional Director: Cacadu Regional Office;
Department of Roads and Public Works; Private Bag X 0004; Port Elizabeth –
6000 Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at the following
address: Department of Roads and Public Works Offices 55 Corner Albany
and Westbourne Road, Central, Port Elizabeth Enquiries: Ms. A Meyer/ Ms C
Bermoskie @ (041) 390 9032/9026
CLOSING DATE : 05 June 2015.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department and should be accompanied by original certified copies
of qualifications, Identification Document, A valid driver’s license where
required and recent updated comprehensive CV. The first page of the Z83
form must be appropriately filled or else applications will not be considered.
NB: No faxed, e-mailed or late applications will be considered. Failure to
submit the required documentation will lead to the disqualification of
candidates. Communication including correspondence will only be entered
into with shortlisted candidates. Recommended candidates will undergo
comprehensive reference checks which include qualification verification and
Personnel Suitability Checks. All SMS appointments are subject to a
competency assessment. NB: People with foreign qualifications must attach a
SAQA Verification letter. The Department of Roads and Public Works
reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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