AECOM Technologist - Structures in Cape Town, South Africa

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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group DCS

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192488BR

Clearance Required No

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.