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Vacancies: Permanent

Civil Engineering Designer Mbombela (Nelspruit)

Minimum Requirements:

  • B Tech. or B Eng. Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Must be in the process of registration with ECSA or already registered.
  • Minimum 5-10 years' design experience
  • Experience in the consulting industry specializing in water and sanitation planning and design.
  • Competence in AutoCad and AutoCad Civil 3D, MS Office
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transport
  • Must be able to work independently

We Offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Exposure to a wide range of aspects of Civil Engineering projects
  • Exposure and mentoring to register as a PrTechEng or PrEng

To apply, forward your CV to bpetersen@eceng.co.za or fax to (021) 976 8495.

For enquiries contact Barenese Petersen (Durbanville) (021) 975 1718

Roads Engineer Roads and Transport Department Durbanville

We require the services of a Professional Civil Engineer / Technologist with a minimum of eight years' experience the design, documentation and construction of national, provincial and metropolitan roads.

Qualifications Required:

  • Professional Engineer (Pr. Eng.) with minimum 8 years relevant experience; or
  • Professional Technologist (Pr. Tech. Eng.) with minimum 8 years relevant experience.

General Requirements:

  • Proven experience in the in the pavement design of national, provincial and metropolitan roads;
  • Proven experience in the in the compilation of contract documentation and specifications for the construction of national, provincial and metropolitan roads;
  • Proven experience in fulfilling the role Project Engineer for the construction of national, provincial and metropolitan roads;
  • Working knowledge of GCC 2015 and FIDIC;
  • Working knowledge of COLTO and SANS 1200 and specifications;
  • Working knowledge of road building materials, construction techniques, road construction traffic management and dealing with existing services;
  • Proven administrative, communication, writing and presentation skills;
  • Proven track record of good working relations with client bodies, business owners, stakeholders and dealing with the public;
  • Proven experience in the preparation of works cost estimates;
  • The ability to work well under pressure, independently and in a team environment;
  • Quality Management System (QMS) experience;
  • Valid South African driver's licence with own reliable transport;
  • HDI status will be an advantage.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including MS Projects, Excel and Word);
  • Proficiency in AutoCad Civil 3D and Bill will be an advantage;

We Offer:

  • Competitive remuneration negotiable based on experience and qualifications;
  • Medical aid, group life and provident fund is included in total cost of employment;
  • Exposure to a wide range of aspects of civil engineering projects.

To apply, forward your CV to bpetersen@eceng.co.za or fax to (021) 976 8495.

For enquiries contact Barenese Petersen (Durbanville) (021) 975 1718

Project Manager: Civil Engineer (East London)

We require the services of a Professional Civil Engineer/ Technologist and registered as a Pr.CPM. with experience in management and implementation (Project Management) of civil engineering infrastructure projects.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) with minimum 5 years relevant experience or
  • Professional Technologist (Pr Tech Eng): 5 years relevant experience, and
  • Registration as Pr.CPM (will be an advantage).

Proven experience of:

  • Project Management of Civil/Structural Engineering projects
  • The consulting engineering industry
  • ISO 9001 quality management
  • Client liaison and reporting
  • Program and cashflow management
  • GCC, JBCC, NEC 3 and SANS 1200 and COLTO specifications;
  • Developing project specifications and tender documents;
  • Understanding of CIDB and the SIPDM;
  • Administrative, Communication, Writing and Presentation skills; as well as
  • Working with and co-ordinating work with other professional service providers.
  • Must have own transport and valid driver's license.

Computer Skills:

  • AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Bill, Civil Designer and Microsoft Office (incl. MS Projects)

Competitive remuneration on offer

To apply, forward your CV to bpetersen@eceng.co.za or fax to (021) 976 8495.

For enquiries contact Barenese Petersen (Durbanville) (021) 975 1718

Electrical Engineer (East London)

We require the services of a professionally registered Electrical Engineer to fulfil the functions of Design, Project Management and Contract Administration for our Building Services Department in our East London Office.

ECE offers a competitive salary negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Medical aid, group life and provident fund is included in total cost of employment and is compulsory to all ECE staff.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc, BEng in Electrical Engineering with no less than 5 years relevant experience in the design, project management and construction administration of electrical building services and registered as a Pr Eng with ECSA, or
  • BTech in Electrical Engineering with no less than 5 years relevant experience in the design, project management and construction administration of electrical building services and registered as a Pr Tech with ECSA, or
  • National Diploma (ND) in Electrical Engineering with no less than 10 years relevant experience in the design, project management and construction administration of electrical building services and registered as a Pr Techni with ECSA;
  • Computer Skills: AutoCAD, MicroStation, Retic Master, Relux and Microsoft Office (including MS Projects);
  • Proven Administrative, Communication, Writing and Presentation skills;
  • Proven track record of working with and co-ordinating work with other professional service providers;
  • Proven track record of good working relations with Client bodies;
  • Ability and experience in leading a project team and mentoring junior staff members;
  • Work well under pressure, independently and in a team environment;
  • Deltek Management System (or similar) experience;
  • Valid South African drivers licence with own reliable transport;
  • Quality Management System (QMS) experience;
  • HDI status will be an advantage.

Job Specification:

  • Liaising with Clients and other Professional Service providers;
  • Prepare Designs, Drawings, Specifications and Tender Documents;
  • Fulfil Project Management functions, including programme, financial and quality management, project administration and project reporting.
  • Undertake and co-ordinate Contract Administrative Functions, including Site inspections, Cost Estimates, Contract Administration and Certifications;
  • Conduct site visits and inspections, quality checks, on-site measurements and attend and provide inputs at site and technical meetings;
  • Knowledge of Eskom standards and procedures, design of overhead and underground networks including substations would be an advantage;
  • Bulk services investigations and liaison with supply Authorities;
  • Building services incorporating energy efficiency into the designs including Electronic services (Access Control, CCTV, Fire Detection);
  • Ability to incorporate mechanical works will be an advantage.


To apply, forward your CV to bpetersen@eceng.co.za or fax to (021) 976 8495.

For enquiries contact Barenese Petersen (Durbanville) (021) 975 1718

Printable/PDF version:Electrical Engineer East London.pdf

Civil Engineering Designer (George)

An opportunity exists in the George office for a suitably qualified candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B Eng degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum one year's design experience
  • Experience in general municipal services, water, sanitation, streets and stormwater
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad Civil 3D
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transport
  • Must be able to work independently

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Exposure to a wide range of aspects of Civil Engineering projects
  • Exposure and mentoring to register as a PrEng


To apply, forward your CV to bpetersen@eceng.co.za or fax to (021) 976 8495.

For enquiries contact Barenese Petersen (Durbanville) (021) 975 1718

Printable/PDF version:Civil Engineering Designer (George).pdf

Vacancies: Contract positions