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Associate Engineer


Cape Town, South Africa

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

Project management and take a lead role on major projects

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 technical standards, within budget and programme

Financial management, administration and control of projects

Effective resource management skills

Design oversight, support and management to the project team

Staff development and management

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

Any other work, related to projects in the department, as directed by the Practise Area Manager.

Minimum Requirements


Minimum of 15 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.

Demonstrate suitable experience on SANRAL projects.

Experience in BIM for road infrastructure design.

Personal attributes:

Ability to work independently or in team environment.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Strong business networking skills within the industry.

Committed and motivated individual.

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

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

Passionate about skills development and mentoring of junior staff.

Other Comments:

Own reliable transport

Proficiency in industry-standard design and project management software, i.e. 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.

Relevant Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering will be advantageous.

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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