Civil Engineering Centre of Excellence Managers x 3 Vacancies

Posted on :

3 Mar, 2014

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Position : CoE Managers X3 (Structural, Geotechnical, Dams and Waterways)

Task Grade : M18

Area of Speacialization : To provide technical directions and management for Civil Engineering Centre of Excellence (Structural or Geotechnical or Dams and Waterways). This includes the planning, organizing, coordinating and controlling of the entire design engineering process.

Department : Engineering

Business Unit : Engineering

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : 329-1518121NTP


Minimum Requirements

• Qualification(s) and related Experience:
o BSc Engineering, B Eng. or B Tech plus 8 years extensive experience in design integration and engineering management in power generation technologies for materials handling plant, low pressure services plant, chemical plant, boiler emission control, milling, draft group, burners, power plant processes, turbine centre line, pumps, gas turbines, high pressure equipment, feed heating and cooling, solar plants, wind energy plant and related chemistry system, electrical, C&I and civil.
o Other tertiary Engineering Qualification including National Higher Diploma in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic, Mechatronics, Computer, Civil, Metallurgical or Industrial Engineering plus 10 years technical and technology leadership experience
o Additional Post Graduate business qualification will be an advantage
o Professional registration with ECSA as Professional Engineer or Technologist


Skills and Competencies

• Behavioural:
o Strong drive to learn
o Be results and delivery focused
o Be able to work as part of the team
o Integrity
o Safety consciousness
o Professionalism

• Leadership:
o Strong communication skills,
o Entrepreneurial mind-set
o Ability to build effective relationship and delivery on expectations
o Coaching and mentoring

• Knowledge:
o In-depth knowledge of relevant power plant technology
o The will and ability to remain ahead of the market in terms of knowledge about and implementation of technological developments
o Design codes and standards
o Supplier market knowledge
o Knowledge of change management principles
o Engineering theory knowledge
o Knowledge of relevant process, procedures, policies, guidelines and legislation
o Design change management

• Skills:
o Extensive experience in successful plant design, project management and strategic business acumen
o Engineering design skills
o Technical problem solving skills
o Analytical skills
o Cost analysis / economic evaluation skills
o Life cycle planning skills
o Presentation skills
o Technical report writing
o Multi-disciplinary problem solving

Attributes and Assessment:
o Hearing
o Visual acuity
o Mobility/agility
o Communication skills
o Interview
o Demonstrate experience
o Use scenario sketching
o Psychometric assessment


Key Responsibilities

o Provide management and leadership for an engineering centre of excellence (CoE) function
o Establish and maintain the integrity of the design base of Eskom assets for the relevant centre of excellence
o Establish design governance requirements for relevant engineering centre of excellence as the design authority
o Establish and maintain technical capability for an engineering centre of excellence
o Plan and manage design work delivery in an integrated manner for the life cycle of all Eskom assets related to the centre of excellence.
o Perform general function management (financial, performance resources, relationship and skills development)

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”

The appointment of the candidate is at the Manager’s sole discretion, taking into account factors which Eskom consider relevant including but not limited to Eskom’s Employment & Occupational Equity Policies, Strategies & Guidelines.  Also note that Eskom supports a smoke-free environment.


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Closing Date : 2014/03/06

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