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Senior Civil Engineer

Mpumalanga, South Africa

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About the Role

Our client in the Petrochemical industry is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer who has at least 8 years of experience in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, or similar sectors. The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
• Responsible for the administration, overall technical direction, and co-ordination of civil /structural engineering and design work on assigned projects.
• Ensures that all assigned civil engineering activities are carried out within the agreed manhour budgets, cost budgets, and time schedules.
• Reviews and approves project schedules to see that all dates, rates of progress and design periods are realistic.
• Assists in the preparation of manhour estimates for Civil Engineering activities for proposals and projects.
• Provides guidance to client, project engineers, other specialist engineers, and inspectors on civil/structural engineering matters.
• Assigns and coordinates the activities of Civil Engineers reporting to him/her.
• Performs engineering design calculations and prepares design sketches in accordance with the standards and procedures.
• Checks and approves calculations and other project deliverables performed by Civil Engineers reporting to him/her.
• Attends progress meetings and prepares project progress reports.
• Advises the HOD or Lead Civil Engineer of any schedule slippages and their causes and proposed corrective action, any technical problems, and unresolved differences.
• Identifies circumstances considered likely to result in contract changes and prepares manhour estimates to support contract changes.
• Prepares contract requisitions and specifications for civil and structural work on assigned projects.
• Prepares technical evaluations of civil and structural contract enquiries.
• Liaises with construction personnel and addresses site queries during construction.
• Carries out periodic inspection of civil and structural work during construction to ensure correct interpretation of designs and issues completion certificates for structural work carried out on assigned projects.
• Keeps abreast of development in the civil and structural engineering field.


· BSc, BEng, or equivalent in Civil Engineering.

· Proven working experience of at least 8 years in the Energy, Oil and Gas, and Mining Industry.

· Professionally registered as an Engineer-in-training

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