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Permanent position as Structural Engineer (Durbanville office)

We are looking for a qualified structural engineer interested in developing and managing challenging projects, and lead and mentor younger structural team members.


  • BSc / BEng (Structural) qualification;
  • ECSA registration as a Professional Engineer (or proof of submitted documentation for registration);
  • Minimum 5-years post qualification (specific structural engineering work experience) in design of residential, commercial, and industrial structures i.e.
  • design and detail of reinforced concrete (pre, post and conventional), load-bearing brick work, steel structures and structural assessments of existing structures;
  • Experience in Seismic design & analysis of multi-storey buildings;
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Prokon, AutoCAD, Probar, Revit Software;
  • Experience working in a Civil & Structural Consulting Engineering office in cooperation with all the other in-house engineering teams (roads and energy);
  • Relevant site experience, project management of smaller projects and experience in liaison with clients;
  • Effective communication in English, both written and verbal form, capable of representing the company in design team and client meetings;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Code B driver's license and own, insured transport;
  • Must be able to work independently but also as part of the structural team, working under pressure, setting goals and being a self-driven person.
  • Excellent initiative and an eagerness to provide top level engineering services as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


  • FEA skills (Inventor Nastran, Robot structural analysis, ect.) is advantageous;
  • Experience in ISO 9001 quality management systems;
  • Proficiency in MS Project;
  • Project Management Experience;
  • Contract administration, including the preparation of contract documentation, specifications and bill of quantities;

Market Related package is on offer.

Company Benefits are Medical Aid, Provident Fund, Life and Disability cover.

Preference will be given to historically disadvantaged individuals.

Please send us your comprehensive CV with traceable references to Barenese Peterson at bpetersen@eceng.co.za by 16 July 2021.

For technical enquiries contact Magdaleen Duvenhage on (021) 975 1718