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Lead Dam Engineer


Centurion, South Africa

Job Summary

The main purpose of this role is to lead our Dams and Hydropower team, and forms part of our succession planning. The role is open to suitably qualified international applicants.

Should you have questions regarding this role please contact Carl on +27 (0) 82 5798 073.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Team leader for Dams & Hydropower.
Multidisciplinary dam engineering.
Project Manager.
Acting as Approved Professional Person (APP), Chief Design Engineer, and Water Resources Engineer as required
Initiation and finalisation of all project phases including reports, engineering drawings, specifications and construction contracts as well as inspection and evaluation reports.
Client liaison on projects.
Business development for Dams & Hydropower.
Drafting and delivering strategic plans for development of Dams & Hydropower.
Mentoring younger dam and hydropower engineers.
Acting on Panels of Experts on projects as required.
Contributor to the global Dam Engineering & Hydropower industry by actively development of national and international papers and related bulletins.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 20 years’ relevant experience in dam engineering and or hydropower engineering, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role.
Experience in project management and liaison with clients.
Personal attributes:
Leadership/managerial skills.
Strong business and networking skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Connected in the global dam industry with strong profile recognised by clients.
Motivated and disciplined.
Flexible approach and multi-tasking abilities.
Problem solver.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
Post-graduate qualification in dam engineering will be advantageous.
Approved Professional Person (APP).
Professional Engineer (Pr Eng with ECSA or equivalent).

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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