AECOM Geometric Engineering Lead in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Geometric Engineering Lead

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

Job Summary

AECOM has a requirement for a Geometric Lead Engineer to head up our transportation team be base in our Bellville office. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in Geometric Design on National or Western Cape Government roads and highways projects.

Should you have questions regarding this role please contact Carl on 082 5798 073 or email carl.kinnear@aecom.com.

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.

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Minimum Requirements

Experience:

  • 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. 159283BR