AECOM Executive - Geometric Lead in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Executive - Geometric Lead

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

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.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156292BR