AECOM Geometric Design in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Geometric Design

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

Job Summary

You will be working on geometric designs of roads / highways across the Africa region, but also utilizing your skills to work on projects nationally giving you access to a variety of projects, including major projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Civil 3D design software packages:

  • The successful candidate shall display a good (thorough) working knowledge of local and national road standards and design requirements

  • be able to provide designs in civil 3D efficiently, from feasibility study through to detail design, using the Civil 3D design platform as well as interacting with various discipline sectors of civil engineering within the BIM environment

  • Ability to do concept and detail design for multi-disciplinary geometric design projects specifically road and railway geometric design in Civil 3D;

  • Draw and update standard road and rail details;

  • Calculate - and compile schedule of quantities;

  • Assist with standard setting and be responsible for quality assurance of products i.e. drawings and reports.

  • Compilation of tender documentation including quantities and cost estimates.

  • Assisting in projects as required.

  • Report writing and presentation skills.

  • Compliance with ISO standards of the company.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in AutoCAD & Microsoft office.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in geometric roads design.

  • Proficient in the use of Civil 3D.

Personal attributes:

  • Energetic, hardworking, self-motivation, willing to work extra mile.

  • Client focused.

  • Collaborative working.

  • Excellent communications skills.

  • Proactive approach to work load planning with the ability to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification B.Eng. or BTech.

  • Pr.Eng / Pr.Tech professional registration advantageous.

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D training.

Should you require assistance completing your online application please call 012 421 3994.

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181744BR

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.