WSP Group Africa (Pty) Ltd Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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11 Apr, 2022

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa

WSP is one of the most diverse consulting firms in Africa. To further our strategic business execution plan, we are seeking leaders that share our guiding principles – we value our people and our reputation; we are locally dedicated with international scale; we are future focused and challenge the status quo; we foster collaboration in everything we do and we have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.





Job Title: Coastal Modeler
Location: Cape Point, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: WSP/T&I/CPT/18/2022
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will join the Port and Coastal Modelling team and will undertake modelling activities to inform Engineering and Environmental Design of Coastal Infrastructure. This will include activities such as:
—Environmental data analyses
—Numerical modelling and analysis of coastal processes, specifically
—Waves (including infra-gravity waves)
—Water Quality, including evolution of fine sediment plumes
—Near-field and far-field dilution and dispersion of effluent discharges
—Sediment transport and sea-bed morphology
—Shoreline change
—Assist in preparation of proposals for projects related to these fields
—Compile reports on numerical modelling tasks

—Role model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around you
—Contributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero Harm
—Embracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times

—Degree in Applied Mathematics, Physical Oceanography (preferred minimum BSc Honours) with coastal modelling experience, or Qualification in Civil Engineering with coastal modelling experience (B Eng / BSc Eng)
—Up to 4 years coastal modelling experience
—Proficient in programming with MATLAB / PYTHON required, while a proficiency in VBA will be beneficial
—Solid mathematical background, also a good judgment on matters and assumptions within the field of modelling

—Ability to work independently on own initiative as well as part of a team
—Ability to manage and plan his/her own time and workload to meet deadlines according to appropriate standards
—Ability to work effectively and focused on delivery
—Passion and ability in analysis and modelling of coastal physical processes (experience in computational fluid dynamics modelling may be beneficial)
—Attention to detail
—Good communication skills
—Good technical report writing skills with ability to explain technical work clearly
—Overall responsibility, accountability, ethical and effective representation of WSP to internal and external clients

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Application Deadline: 22/04/2022

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