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Engineers Representative – Expression of Interest


Cape Town, South Africa

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Transportation
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 Due to our strong pipeline of projects within the transportation field we may have an opening for an experienced Engineers Representative.

If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch. We anticipate filling this positions in the last quarter of 2017.

Main responsibilities for this position competencies needed for the role:

Report to the Contract's Engineer
Overall on-site responsibility to ensure the contractor adheres to the client's requirements and design specifications.
Contract administration, supervision of the construction works, quality control, financial control, management of technical site staff and the commercial laboratory, liaison with the Client, Engineer, specialists and Contractors.
Mentoring and managing junior site staff
Prepare monthly payment certificates for the Engineer.
Being responsible for managing design changes on site.
Assist the Engineer in preparing and adjudicating claims and extension of time.
Assisting the Engineer in collecting the necessary information required in the event of a claim being instituted by a Contractor including Variation Orders.

Minimum Requirements
Prepare and submit mix designs to the Engineers Representative
Strictly adhering to the AECOM Health and Safety criteria
Comply with all aspects of the Construction Management Quality Plan.
Chair technical meetings on site , writing and distributing minutes.
Write and distribute site meeting minutes
Assist with the preparation of monthly progress and cost reports for submission to the Client.
Assisting other staff members with technical and contract documentation input.

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed for the role:

Appropriate construction monitoring experience.
New bridge construction and/or widening experience will also be extremely beneficial.
Candidate wishes to make Construction Monitoring and Management his choice of career.
Proficient with SANS 1200 and COLTO specifications
Extensive knowledge of FIDIC and GCC 2010 conditions of contracts
Good understanding of the OH&S Construction Regulations 2014

Preferred Qualifications
Education And Expertise:
Professionally registered engineer/technologist/technician with a BSc/BEng/BTech or NDip qualification in Civil Engineering
Minimum 10-15 years experience on major road rehabilitation, reseal and bridge projects with either SANRAL, Provincial Government including municipal road infrastructure projects

What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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