Civil Engineer-Roads and Stormwater at Aurecon

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6 Feb, 2014

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Roles and Responsbilities:

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations;
  • Developing detailed designs, specialising in township development and related services;
  • Provision of design calculations and co-coordinating of engineering drawings within time, allocated resources and budget;
  • Supervising tendering procedures and putting together proposals;
  • Managing, supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on civil engineering issues;
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients;
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems;
  •  Using computer-aided design (CAD) packages for designing projects;
  • Adopting all relevant requirements around issues such as permits, environmental regulations, sustainable design and safety on all work assignments;
  • Ensuring that a project runs smoothly and that the project is completed on time and within budget to the specified quality;

Growth Opportunities

  • Managing budgets and other project resources;
  • Managing change, as the client may change their mind about the design, and ensuring relevant parties are notified of changes in the project;
  • Leading teams of other engineers, perhaps from other organisations or firms;
    Compiling, checking and approving reports;
  • Reviewing and approving project drawings;
  • Attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role;
  • Assessing the potential risks of specific projects, as well as undertaking risk management in specialist roles;
  • Overseeing the work of junior staff or mentoring civil engineers throughout the professional registration process;


Minimum requirements for the role:

Civil Engineering or related tertiary technical qualification
Must be a member of the Engineering Council of South Africa, Registration within a year
A minimum of 5 years post qualification design experience in civil engineering in the consulting industry
Knowledge of Civil Designer Software and Civil 3D packages
Fluent in English (written/spoken), with advanced report-writing and presentation skills
Clear customer service mentality


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Closing date: 28 Feb 2014 11:55pm South Africa Standard Time


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