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Job Information

AECOM Executive Bridge Lead in Centurion, South Africa

South Africa - Gauteng, Centurion

Job Summary

Duties & Responsibilities

Bridges Lead Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team, sub discipline, key client group or mid-large projects.

  • Co-ordinates and provides technical management for mid-large size projects

  • Manages technical client relationships and plays a major role in selling

  • Manages discipline department staff

  • Leads technical business development work

  • Provides specialised technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise

  • Approves and signs off on work

  • Leads in one or more areas of technology

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule and oversees technical resources to meet requirements on large, complex projects

  • Conducts assignments in the engineering field

  • Plans, controls, organises and manages complex projects

  • Makes recommendations on alternate solutions to engineering problems

  • Prepares and presents technical reports, institutes changes in methods, designs or equipment

  • Project leader and generally heads a business unit or technical team

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in a Consulting Engineering environment, specialising in Bridges.

  • Strong background in terms of Bridge design on major road and rail projects.

  • Demonstrate suitable experience on SANRAL, provincial projects, as well as international projects would be advantageous.

  • Experience in BIM, Revit and specialist design software for Bridge 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.

Additional Comments

  • Own reliable transport

  • Proficiency in industry-standard design and project management software

  • 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

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Professionally registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa

  • Relevant Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering will be preferred

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246143BR

Virtual: 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.