AECOM Bridges Lead in Cape Town, South Africa
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Bridges Lead
South Africa - Western Cape
Duties and Responsibilities:
Co-ordinates and provides technical management for mid-large size projects
Provides specialised technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise. Preparation of Bridge and Major Culvert designs, bills of quantities, contract documentation and tender evaluation, administration of construction contracts and ad-hoc site supervision
Approves and signs off on work
Leads in one or more areas of technology
Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule and oversees technical resources to meet requirements on large, complex projects
Conducts assignments in the engineering field
Plans, controls, organises and manages complex projects. 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.
Makes recommendations on alternate solutions to engineering problems
Prepares and presents technical reports, institutes changes in methods, designs or equipment
Staff development and management.
Business development – support or lead tender pursuits and/or proposals for roads and bridges projects.
Any other work, related to projects in the department, as directed by the Transportation Lead
Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in a Consulting Engineering environment, specialising in Bridges.
Strong background in terms of Bridge design on major roads projects.
Demonstrate suitable experience on SANRAL and WCPG projects.
Experience in BIM, Revit and specialist design software for Bridge infrastructure design.
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.
Additional Comments :
Own reliable transport
Proficiency in industry-standard design and project management software
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.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Professionally registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa
Relevant Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering will be preferred
Should you require assistance completing your online application please call 012 421 3994 .
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Job Category Engineering - Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country South Africa
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 182040BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.