Bridge Engineer (Structural Engineering / B.Eng. in Civil / Sofitik / Design ) – Durban, South Africa

Reference Number: RAD
Job Description:
Established in Durban in 2000, our young, vibrant company has rapidly developed a reputation for setting exceptional industry benchmarks, becoming a respected professional services provider, geared to engineering development and with the capacity to deliver infrastructure and community development across South Africa. Our client was founded with a single-minded vision to create an enterprise wholly-owned and managed by historically disadvantaged individuals with the capacity and sustainability to compete in South Africa's highly competitive and demanding engineering business sector. They provide expertise and advice in all aspects of bridge and building engineering for public and private sector clients. Our experienced engineers have over 200years of collective experience and can deal with unusual and complex design, construction and maintenance issues to produce buildable and maintainable solutions. We are well versed in designing to international codes, such as Euro Codes, as well as several types of materials. As a Bridge Engineer, you’ll have the chance to be a part of a bridge team performing all aspects of bridge design, from conceptual and preliminary design to final design and construction. Working with other members of the team, you’ll participate in all aspects of structural design for prestressed concrete and steel girder bridges, retaining walls, drainage culverts, and other transportation related structures.
  • Developing project specific delivery plans
  • Interfacing and working with other disciplines on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Using and providing training in highway proprietary design software
  • Driving implementation of BIM on projects
  • Ensuring that quality control plans are followed. Incorporation of health and safety into design
  • Visit proposed project site to obtain necessary information for use in creating project specification. This include condition and location of project site, location of storage and staging areas, and character and scope of work
  • Communicate with higher authorities on issues concerning specifications, engineering interpretations and explanations, supply of items, and items of work, and offer recommendations on reviewing specifications.
  • Perform preparation of design specifications
  • Perform technical review on specifications to ensure clarity, completeness, and exactness, and to remove restrictive descriptions to ensure competitive bidding
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Strong skills in analysis and problem solving
  • Solid understanding and ability to adhere to local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations
  • Strong ability to plan and manage project resources and budgets
  • Excellent in the use of relevant civil engineering software programs, including AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Effective communication skills, including verbal and written.
  • Strong ability to plan and manage project resources and budgets
  • Ability to effectively work with professionals from other fields, including subcontractors and architects
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/construction engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of bridge and transportation structures design experience
  • Professional registration is preferred
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CA Oil and Gas

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