AECOM Technologist - Structures in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Technologist - Structures

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

Job Summary

As a Technologist you will be responsible for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) using REVIT Structures for concrete structures (framed buildings and water retaining structures) and industrial steel buildings. Coordination of models across disciplines and functioning as lead technician on medium to large scale projects. Reinforcement detailing in CAD/REVIT and Interpreting architectural/engineers designs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reinforcement detailing of concrete structures on ASD software.

  • Concrete and Structural steel general arrangement drawings.

  • Interpret engineers designs.

  • Review and check other technicians drawings.

  • Manage small team of technicians and draughtsman on projects.

  • Assist to set-up drawing standards and procedures.

  • Co-ordination between disciplines on projects.

  • Site Inspections and queries.

  • Ensure Quality Management System (QMS) compliance.

Minimum Requirements


  • 5 years’ experience as structural technician/BIM modeller in both concrete and steel structures.Experienced REVIT user.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Proactive, deadline orientated, team player, committed, ability to plan and execute work independently, excellent communication skills, ability to manage their time so as to meet client’s deadlines, ability to support a professional team.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Understand and value the need for regular communication in the team.

  • Ability to plan and deliver hunger for self-improvement and self-study.

  • Teachable and approachable.

Personal attributes, qualities or competencies:

  • Be an advocate for HSE initiatives and best practice

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • National Diploma in Civil Engineering.

  • Revit / Modeller Certification.

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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Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192488BR

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.