Professional Engineer at Smec South Africa - Gauteng Johannesburg Region

Professional Engineer at Smec South Africa - Gauteng Johannesburg Region

01 Nov
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SMEC South Africa
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South Africa

01 Nov

SMEC South Africa

South Africa

This position is responsible for providing professional services on Projects within Four Provinces in South Africa, namely (Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape & Free State).



REPORTS TO



Section Manager or any other person appointed to supervise him/her from time to time.



PRIMARY POSITION PURPOSE



This position is responsible for providing professional services on projects within the Functional group and for providing assistance to the Finance Manager, Section Manager and Professionals/Consultants in the successful delivery of multidisciplinary projects.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES



- Assist with budgets, resourcing and outsourcing of work within the section

- Develop increased design ability and quality







- Draft technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality

- Provide technical solutions and develop appreciation of outcomes

- Able to check and take responsibility for the work of others

- Able to present / represent their technical work as well as present service offering to potential clients and present technical work at technical conferences

- Able to draft responses to straightforward bids (assistance sought with commercial aspects)

- Develop knowledge of the commercial aspects of project management

- Able to assign work to others

- Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with additional work prospects on the projects they are involved with

- Develop understanding of Functional Unit technologies and markets

- Niche technical expertise, with focus on niche skill within relevant software tool or a skill within non-standard software tool

- Supervises small team of Engineers







- Ability to supervise Engineers or Technicians in undertaking checks and inspections of constructed works for compliance with design and specifications, including monitoring and proposing remedial actions

- Quality assurance throughout the project life cycle

- Support business development in selling services to client, marketing material development, identifying key partners and technologies for SMEC services

- Assist the Contracts Engineer (C&P; specific)

- Assist management staff

- Manage sub-consultants

- Communicate with the client on general matters

- Work on multiple projects/contracts at the same time

- Draft and implement Works Authorisations/ Variation Orders

- Asses Contractor's claims and draft recommendations/ rulings/ determinations

- Coordinate tasks and staff

- Provide support for the verification of subconsultants invoices







- Provide support in the drafting and submitting of work authorisations

- Provide technical support to other FG's

- Support regional initiatives

- Develop and maintain existing client relationships and maintain good client satisfaction

- Assist in the financials and financial management/planning of projects

- Do forecasting and revenue recognition

- Assist in marketing and development approach in developing work or being aware of what projects are likely to come up from clients- generate repeat business

- Assist in winning and delivering projects and new work for the section

- Ensure projects are completed on time and on budget

- Mentoring graduates

- Work allocation to the team members and ensuring effective utilisation of team members

- Managing all or sections of projects

- Submission of EOIs, RFQ's,





tenders and Proposals for the section and to provide input into large infrastructure projects as required

- Directly responsible for recognising revenue to the value of R10m

- Indirectly responsible for controlling specific project budgets



KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS



- Professionalism

- Quality and timeliness of reporting

- Planning of workload to meet deadlines

- Brand awareness and SMEC cultural development

- Reporting to meet project and internal requirements

- Business development

- Develop and foster client relationships



RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE



- Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college

- Minimum 6 years of professional experience

- Relevant Professional Registration







- Ability to effectively write reports

- Professional delivery and appearance to ensure SMEC image is maintained

- Courteous and business orientated manners when communicating with stakeholders to foster and promote good working relations

- Co-operative and flexible work style to work in a team environment

- Project financial knowledge, budgeting, forecasting and invoicing

- Excellent communication skills



Closing date: Wednesday, 30 Novemeber 2022



Desired Skills:



- Structural Engineering

- Geometric design

- Construction

- Consulting

- civil engineering

- water & sanitation

- Building Structures



Desired Work Experience:



- 5 to 10 years Architecture & Engineering Services



Desired Accreditations:



- Engineering Council of South Africa



About The Employer:









SMEC South Africa is part of the SMEC Group joined forces with Surbana Jurong to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory services. Our new partnership has created a talent pool of 16,500 dedicated people working across a network of 120 offices in 40 countries.



SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.



We are committed to developing our people. We encourage them to see things differently, to be creative, to push boundaries and to work on a broad range of projects that help build a better future.









Consistently recognized for technical excellence and design innovation, SMEC continues to receive industry awards and accolades from around the world. Engineering News Record (ENR) currently ranks SMEC in the top 24 of the '2021 Top 225 International Design Firms'.

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