Senior Civil Engineer: Water (Ref: DOSCE)

Position in the Engineering sector in George - Western Cape
Posted On Tuesday 8 August 2023
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity with well-established, management-owned Engineering firm. Position based in George, Western Cape


Main job function

Lead complex designs of water and sewage infrastructure systems. This includes the hydraulic design and design development of pump stations, pipelines, canals, reservoirs and related hydraulic structures.

Key contributions to 3D models, technical drawings and details will be required.

Produce other key deliverables on projects, such as technical reports, specifications, and tender documentation.

Lead and coordinate small, medium and integrated projects.

Collaborate across multiple technical and non-technical disciplines and international


Implement good project controls including, but not limited to, change management processes, decision register, review and verification of designs.

Assist in preparing tenders and contribute to winning work initiatives.


MEng or MSc degree in Civil Engineering. Pref Masters in the field of Water Engineering.

PrEng registration with ECSA.


Minimum of 8 years’ experience as a Civil Engineer within Water infrastructure.

Proficiency in Civil3D, Revit and Bentley (WaterGEMS and Surge).

Experience on working on and engineering and/or managing medium to large integrated and multidisciplinary projects or at least large components thereof.

Holistic understanding of water management and related challenges applicable to water end users (e.g. private clients in the mining, manufacturing, energy, petroleum, agriculture and commercial industries) covering water resources, water balances, water storage, water conveyance and demand management.

Basic understanding of water quality management and treatment technologies will be

beneficial, and basic understanding of projects at various stages of their lifecycle, from concept to commissioning.

Full-time construction-related experience (minimum period of one year) will be an advantage


 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.

Please contact Debbie Olivier