AECOM Engineer - Structures in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Engineer - Structures

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Do concept and detail structural design for multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Investigations and designs for structural systems in commercial and industrial fields.

  • Be part of a project team in respect of design, technical standards, budget and timeframes;

  • Liaise with client, professional team and contractors.

  • Attend planning, design and site meetings, and ad-hoc site inspections

  • Assist with the compilation of tenders.

  • Responsible for QMS on project level;

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in design of concrete and steel structures.

Specific Skills Required:

  • FEM (Finite Element Analysis) using software like Prokon/Tekla Structural Designer/ROBOT/Strand7/Staad Pro.

  • Revit Structures/Navisworks - Intermediate to advanced level.

  • Dynamo scripting - Advantageous.

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.

Additional Comments:

  • Good interpersonal skills / Team Player;

  • Excellent reading and writing skills;

  • Ability to work under pressure and understand the importance of delivery and client satisfaction;

  • Willing to travel on an ad-hoc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Eng (Civil) 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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Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193626BR

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.