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Position: Technologist / Technician
Location: George/Mosselbay
Salary: (CTC) pm R350 – R400
Perm/Contract: Fixed Term (3 years)
Sector: Consulting
Position in Firm: Technical



Full project management from Initiation to Close-out. Control professional and technical processes associated with provision of Engineering services to internal/external clients through the provision of guidance and advice on the formulation of proposals and design concepts and contract and project management of basic and average complexity type of broadly defined engineering works with moderate levels of impact in order to ensure objectives and established outcomes are accomplished in accordance with the agreed terms, specifications, costs and standards of quality

Technologist / Technician (George/Mosselbay) (R400k pa CTC)

in George / Mosselbay
Start date: 01.11.2019
Reference: Technologist / Technician (George/Mosselbay)

Consulting Engineering firm operating for over 20 years in the Built Environment with branches Nationwide 


Min Requirements, Duties & Experience

Min Duties

• Tendering
1) Prepare a proposed program for the project
2) Prepare and review tender and contract documentation

• Assessments and Design
1) Receive survey from surveyor
2) Create a module using Civil software
3) Conduct detailed visual surveys and report on them
4) Detailed design of relative engineering services
5) Generate relative engineering services drawings
6) Develop engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts and sketches
7) Generate a plan for the CAD operator’s layout drawing which shows the detail
8) Generate detail drawings
9) Keep up to date with the latest technologies and software to aid in the design aspects associated with transportation engineering
10) Prepare and present technical reports
11) Finalize the design

• Documentation
1) Prepare a schedule of quantities
2) Prepare and review of tender documentation
3) Prepare Final Contract Documentation
4) Develop detailed designs, compilation and revision of drawings, documents, letters and reports
5) Evaluate of tender proposals and reporting on the findings
6) Calculate quantities
7) Do a cost estimate
8) Assist in developing engineering specifications and drawings

• Production
1) Complete projects on time, within budget and achieve Client Satisfaction
2) Ensure the use of Company standards and procedures in executing projects
3) Chargeability: Secured projects 80%
4) Project implementation including construction monitoring and supervision, contract administration and quality assurance, to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget
5) Conduct or supervise inspection and test construction materials
6) Supervise, monitor, and inspect construction projects

• Quality Management and Cost Control
1) Follow and maintain project filing structure
2) Store and keep record of project data
3) Time management
4) Project income budget
5) Ensure that all design information is filed correctly both electronically and hard copies
6) Ensure data security and proper management of company assets
7) Ensure that work is booked correctly on timesheets
8) Detailed cost estimate

• Internal Processes
1) Complete timesheets, claims and administration correctly and on time

• Administration
1) Provide all admin input as required
2) Compile and price tenders for the purpose of acquiring new work
3) Ensure all filing is done (hard and/or soft copy) according to Company’s current Quality Management System

• Learning and Development
1) Mentoring junior personnel (if required)
2) Maintain Professional Registration
3) Provide internal training to junior personnel
4) Attend at least one CPD accredited seminar/ course/ workshop (minimum 1 CPD points) per year

• Communication
1) Communicating and liaising effectively with Clients, colleagues and other professionals involved on the project
2) Ensure effective and professional communication throughout the project life cycle

• General
1) Confidentiality
2) Contribute to the ongoing development of the Management Services department
3) Perform duties commensurate with the responsibilities of the roles and ad hoc projects as required from time to time
4) Cooperate and comply with internal and external regulations
5) Comply with data protection guidelines
6) Understand and support the aims and objectives of the department to ensure these are reflected in the delivery of the role
7) Contribute to the identification of Departmental objectives for the short-, medium- and long-term in developing and implementing the company’s Business Strategy
8) To attend training as required for your role
9) To attend regular team meetings and briefing sessions for staff
10) To attend regular 1 to 1’s and annual appraisal meetings with your manager
11) Provide cover for other members in the department during holidays, sickness or other absences and in emergencies
12) Promote Company in a positive and professional manner
13) Comply with company policies and procedures as well as all applicable legislation i.e. BMS, ISO Standards, Disciplinary Code, etc.



Your perspective:

Min Qualification(s)
1) Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
2) PR Technologist or Candidate PR Technologist at ECSA

Basic Requirements
1) 5-10 years of relative experience
2) Code 08 Driver’s License
3) Willingness to travel long distances and work in different locations when required
4) Proficient in CAD


Technical / Soft Skills
1) Contractual knowledge of the JBCC, GCC, FIDIC and NEC forms of Contract
2) Understanding of construction industry
3) Basic routine road maintenance and/or road rehabilitation knowledge
4) Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to frequent project changes
5) Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight
6) Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to frequent project changes
7) Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight
8) Negotiation skills (internal and external)
9) Detail oriented
10) Time management
11) Planning and organising skills
12) Strong numerical skills
13) Communication skills in English (verbal, non-verbal & written)


Computer Skills
1) Highly computer literate

Personal Attributes
1) Self-disciplined
2) Leadership ability
3) Relationship-building skills

Carmin Law,, 0677505224

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