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AECOM Technologist - Railway Civils Design in Pretoria, South Africa

Job Summary

We are looking for Railway Civils Design Technologists to support the execution of a large portfolio of local and international railway projects. The Technologists will conduct assignments in Railway Civils Engineering usually as part of a project team. This will include general civils design within the railway environment relating to drainage, earthworks, retaining walls, platforms, buildings, concrete and steel structures, car parks and access roads, etc.

The role will require the technologists to conduct assignments in general civils engineering. Plan, organise and manage civils aspects of complex railway projects. Make recommendations on alternate solutions to engineering problems. Prepare and present technical plans and reports. Institute changes in methods, and designs. Under Supervision, they will perform work following agreed-upon budget and schedule. When required, the technologists will collect and analyse information from specific discipline and interdisciplinary project BIM models. Use computer software as a tool for solving fundamental engineering problems. They will be expected to coordinate with other discipline Engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process. Participates in design progress and coordination meetings. Check and ensure the quality of model production by BIM/CAD teams for accuracy to design instructions. Actively seek information, opportunities to participate and contribute, and develop efficiencies and effectiveness. It will be expected of them to contribute by solving problems and applying experience or theoretical knowledge to atypical assignments. Assist with the design content by applying both design and technical knowledge to ensure high-quality outputs under project timelines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable appropriate level of experience and understanding of design of civil infrastructure within railway environments.

  • Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages that may include Bentley Microstation, Autodesk Civil 3D, and Autodesk AutoCAD.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a collaborative environment, whilst having a dedicated approach to working within and meeting project deadlines.

  • Good communication skills when dealing with internal design teams, Clients, and partners.

  • More than four years' post qualification experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • BTech Degree and registered as a Candidate Technologist or Professional Technician with ECSA.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 258129BR

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.