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Senior Engineer - Transportation


Western Cape, South Africa

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

Management of projects within the department.

Preparation of road designs, bills of quantities, contract documentation and tender evaluation, administration of construction contracts and ad-hoc site supervision.

Project execution and ensure that projects are undertaken to a quality management system, to high professional & technical standards, within budget and programme.

Financial management, administration and control of projects.

Management and support of/to the project team.

Guidance and mentoring of junior staff.

Business development – support tender pursuits and/or proposals for roads projects.

Any other work, related to projects in the department, as directed by the Team Leader.

Minimum Requirements


Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in a Consulting Engineering environment, specialising in the Transportation sector.

Strong background in terms of Geometric Design on major roads projects.

Suitable relevant experience working on SANRAL and Western Cape Government projects.

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies:

Ability to work independently or in team environment.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Committed and motivated individual.

Ability to multi-task – work on several projects simultaneously.

Ability to plan, lead, support and execute work independently or within a multi-disciplinary project team environment.

Other Comments:

Own reliable transport

Proficiency in industry-standard design and project management software, e.g. Civil 3D, MS Project etc.

Although projects will predominantly be in South Africa, the candidate will need to demonstrate a willingness to undertake projects within Africa, while being based in the Bellville office.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Professionally registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa

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