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Assistant 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 Assistant 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 position in the last quarter of 2017.

Main responsibilities for this position:

Report to the Engineer's Representative
Manage all roadwork and /or structural activities to ensure the contractor adheres to the client's requirements and design specifications.
Liaising with the client, contractor and professional team
Check drawings and addess technical queries
Monitoring of contractors and sub-contractors on site
Management and mentoring of junior site staf

Minimum Requirements
Prepare and submit mix designs to the Engineers Representative
Review material and concrete testing results for acceptance purposes
Maintain acceptance control records as per standard procedures
Visual inspection of Lot submissions
Monitor progress against the contractor's programme
Assisting the Engineer's Representative with the preparation of the Contract Report.
Maintain up to date material as-build records for incorporation to the Contract Report and undertake measurement control and correlation testing

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed for the role:
Appropriate construction monitoring experience
Candidate wishes to make Construction Monitoring and Management his choice of career
Proficient with SANS 1200 and COLTO specification
Extensive knowledge of FIDIC and GCC 2010 conditions of contracts
Some knowledge of GCC 2015 conditions of contract
Good understanding of the OH&S Construction Regulations 2014

Preferred Qualifications
Professionally registered engineer/technician with a BSc/BEng/BTech or NDip qualification in Civil Engineering or eligability to register within 6 months.
Minimum 5-10 years’ experience on major road rehab, reseal projects and structures (bridges, culverts, retaining walls etc) with either SANRAL or Western Cape Government including municipal 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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