Durban Tel: 031 566 4257

Johannesburg Tel: 011 440 7117

Cape Town Tel: 021 794 7475

International Tel: 0027 87630 0325

Site Engineer – JSSE

Exciting opportunity alert!

Join a dynamic mid-sized construction firm in Cape Town as a Site Engineer and play a pivotal role in driving project success!

Your mission:

– Oversee and coordinate all aspects of construction project management

– Ensure compliance with engineering specs, industry standards, and regulations

– Foster seamless communication with contractors, subcontractors, and stakeholders

– Bring projects to life with precision and expertise

Be part of a team that builds excellence!


Main job function

Site Management

  • Oversee and manage construction activities at the site, ensuring adherence to

project specifications, codes, and safety regulations.

  • Conduct regular site inspections to monitor progress, identify potential issues and

ensure compliance with engineering and design requirements.

  • Collaborate closely with project managers, architects and subcontractors to ensure timely project completion.
  • Supervising and managing construction projects from start to finish, ensuring adherence to project plans and specifications.
  • Manage Site Engineers & Foremen on more than 1 project.
  • Maintain productivity on site in line with programme.
  • Representing the company at project and technical meetings
  • Ensure monthly Reports, QA Docs, Registers and other are up to date.


  • Analysing and interpreting engineering drawings, survey reports and other technical documentation to guide the construction process.
  • Reporting project updates, milestones and potential risks to the project manager and key stakeholders.
  • Providing technical guidance and expertise to resolve construction-related challenges.
  • Understanding construction details and making sure Foremen understand them
  • Drawing up method statements for tasks on site
  • Doing site inspections related to all trades in line with QA policy
  • Managing record keeping on site incl. cubes, test results, delivery notes, etc.
  • Manage all foremen and staff on site.

Cost Control

  • Planning and overseeing allocating resources, materials and equipment to optimise project efficiency.
  • Monitoring project costs, identifying cost-saving opportunities and adhering to budget constraints.
  • Place orders for approval by Site Agent/ Contracts Manager
  • Manage Breakages and materials stock
  • Maintain and issue variances/ instructions to QS and ensure that these are submitted timeously
  • Substantiate capital expenditure and hire costs if required

Reporting & Documentation

  • Have fortnightly reports concluded timeously for checking by Site Agent/ PM/ CM
  • Ensure adjustments to programme are justified by Delays & or EOT’s
  • Check QA sheets and site QA weekly and sign off on it
  • Draft IRS for checking and updating by Site Agent or Contracts Manager
  • Submit EOT’s, NOPD’s, etc. under guidance of CM/PM/ Site Agent
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including progress reports, site diaries,
  • Change orders and quality control measures.




  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • 4-5 years of experience as a site engineer, civil engineer or an equivalent role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and supervising construction projects.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, other software.
  • Ability to manage multiple construction projects at various stages of their lifecycle.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials and regulations.
  • Competent in assessing, interpreting and presenting survey reports and other critical data for stakeholders and shareholders.
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities with effective communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and coordinate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on delivering high-quality results.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Building Code, safety regulations and standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and management skills.
  • Knowledge of sustainable construction practices.
  • Understanding of budgeting and cost control


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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