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Transport Infrastructure Engineer

Job Information
SalaryR650k – R450k p/a
Job TypePermanent
EducationBEng/BSc/BTech in Civil Engineering
Experience3-6 years

Job Description

Our client, who is based in Pretoria, is looking for the right Qualified Transport Infrastructure Engineer to join their team.

Position: Transport Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

Salary: R650k – R450k p/a

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

• B Eng./BSc Engineering or B Tech degree in Civil Engineering

• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a rail or roads specific role

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist the Business Unit Manager – Rail, Depots and Stations with generating opportunities and securing design/engineering projects.

• Leading technical proposals and bids in response to public tenders and business opportunities or client solutions.

• Liaising with prospective client and doing business development to secure project pipeline for the business unit.

• Lead the design team on the delivery of engineering project and establish depth in the design capability and engineering philosophy for the business unit.

• Ensure engineering designs and applications comply with all statutory, regulatory requirements whilst ensuring environmental and business sustainability.

• Identify and plan work efforts, assign responsibilities, establish goals and monitor the progress of the engineering and design efforts.

• Interface with project leadership regarding the specification of design deliverables (e.g. drawings, specifications, design-criteria, technical reports, and technical adjudication of contracts) and the concomitant estimation of man-hours.

• Prepare engineering technical documentation and drawings and arranging squad-checks for in-depth review. Recommend and implement corrective strategies where needed to best meet client objectives.

• Compile engineering cost estimates for input into projects

• Review and monitor and report to the project manager on the engineering progress.

• Ability to plan and manage project and proposal programmes and budgets

• Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills: able to establish good relationships with other team members and with other disciplines and peers

• Drive to enhance the business performance and take initiatives as appropriate

• Strong rail/road design capability (alignment design, geometry, materials)

• Ability to identify and manage client requirements

• Good knowledge of South African Railway and Road Standards and or particularly track design related standards.

• Understanding constructability issues associated with railway design and construction

• Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroStation

• Ability to think outside the box, value engineer, and draw on international best practice to improve design solutions

• Good technical understanding of all other (non-track) railway disciplines and interfaces

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Kyra on 021 551 8638.

Alternatively, please visit our website Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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