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Vacancies: Permanent

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 Engineer/Technologist (East London)

We require the services of a professionally registered Civil Engineer/Technologist to fulfil the primary functions of Civil Engineering Design, as well as the secondary functions of Project Management and Contract Administration for our Civil Engineering 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 Civil Engineering with no less than 5 years relevant experience in the design of civil engineering infrastructure (specifically urban engineering, rural water supply and rural roads), as well as project management and construction administration of civil engineering services and registered as a Pr Eng with ECSA, or
  • BTech in Civil Engineering with no less than 10 years relevant experience in the design of civil engineering infrastructure (specifically urban engineering, rural water supply and rural roads), as well as project management and construction administration of civil engineering services and registered as a Pr Tech with ECSA, or
  • National Diploma (ND) in Civil Engineering with no less than 15 years relevant experience in the design of civil engineering infrastructure (specifically urban engineering, rural water supply and rural roads), as well as project management and construction administration of civil engineering services and registered as a Pr Techni with ECSA;
  • Computer Skills: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Bill, Civil Designer and Microsoft Office (including MS Projects);
  • Proven experience in the design process (from technical report, concept designs, detailed designs to construction drawings, design changes during construction and as-built drawings) of urban services, rural water supply and rural roads;
  • Design experience related to WTW, WWTW, pump stations and structures will be an advantage;
  • Working knowledge of GCC, JBCC and NEC 3 general conditions of contract and SANS 1200 and COLTO specifications;
  • Experience in developing project specifications and tender documents, as well as a working knowledge of CIDB and the SIPDM;
  • 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;
  • Experience in civil engineering quantities and preparation of works cost estimates;
  • Experience in Project Management and Contract Administration;
  • 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:

  • Design leader responsible for the co-ordination of all civil engineering design functions within the Civil Engineering Department of our East London office and the co-ordination of designs with our other offices (work sharing);
  • Liaising with Clients and other Professional Service providers;
  • Prepare Designs, Drawings, Specifications and Tender Documents;
  • Prepare presentations, project plans, design reports, cost estimates, programme of works, cashflow projections and monthly progress reports;
  • Lead, co-ordinate and mentor junior design staff and CAD operators;
  • 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;
  • Services investigations and liaison with supply Authorities;
  • Prepare designs, drawings and specifications for civil engineering services to building projects;
  • Ability to incorporate mechanical and electrical 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:Civil Engineer/Technologist East London.pdf

Civil Engineering Designer, Durbanville office

We require the services of a civil engineering designer in our Durbanville office.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B Tech. or B Eng. Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 5 ‐ 10 years' design experience
  • Extensive knowledge with municipal and township developments
  • Competence in AutoCad and AutoCad Civil 3D, MS Office


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

Professional Electrical Engineer/Technologist, Building Services, East London office

We require the services of a professional electrical engineer/technologist, building services in our East London office.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pr Eng or Pr Tech Eng: 5+ years relevant experience
  • Pr Techni Eng: 10+ years relevant experience
  • Proven Building services experience


Responsibilities:

  • Design ‐ incorporating energy efficiency into the designs including Electronic services (Access Control, CCTV, Fire Detection)
  • Project Management
  • Contract Administration


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

Vacancies: Contract positions

Resident Engineer (Roads and Transport) ‐ 12 months

We require the services of a resident engineer (roads and transport) ‐ 12 months period.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pr Eng or Pr Tech with SANRAL experience as a RE


Project description:

Periodic Maintenance of TR32/1 ‐ Ashton to Swellendam and the Periodic Maintenance of MR288 ‐ Jan Harmansgat to Bonnievale

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

Resident Engineer (Civil Engineering Services) ‐ 12 months

We require the services of a resident engineer (civil engineering services) ‐ 12 months period.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B Tech. or B Eng. Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 5 ‐ 10 years' Civil Engineering Services, Project Management and Contract Administration experience


Project description:

Konkoonsies II Solar PV Facility and Aggeneys PV Plant (Northern Cape)

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