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Technical Principal - Bridges - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15370
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Structural Engineering
Job Role Technical Principal - Bridges
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 15
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African National
Degree Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college. Post graduate qualification in Structural Engineering is desirable.

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Technical Principal who specialises in Bridges to join their team/

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide high quality professional advice
• Identify and provide solutions to challenging engineering problems
• Act as a technical resource as well as Project Manager as and when required
• Ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget
• Train and supervise the development of staff
• Manage clients and maintain client satisfaction
• Prepare tender proposals
• Maintain corporate knowledge of financial and management requirements
• Develop alternative professional solutions to be competitive in the market and be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology
• Technical and financial management of projects
• Assist the Functional Group with obtaining and maintaining the required resources and the technical know-how to undertake relevant projects
• Undertake assessments, analysis and design
• Take an active interest in continuously enhancing self and group knowledge and to be familiar with the majority of relevant software that the company utilises
• Strictly adhere to the company's Management System (MS), quality standards and HSE procedures
• Perform monthly financial reporting tasks as required by line manager
• Input into the project budgets and project finance
• Building the company reputation locally, nationally and internationally as a leading consultant with a strong reputation for innovation, technical excellence, quality and project delivery
• Building strong and sustainable relationships with existing or new clients
• When required, providing project governance, at project director level, to achieve reliable project performance in terms of sophistication, timeliness and quality
• Supporting our regional management team in South Africa to provide leadership to employees to ensure cohesion, optimal performance, resourcing, retention and professional development

Key Skills
• Quality and timeliness of reporting
• Performance in meeting project deadlines
• Provide expert guidance of engineering design issues and analysis methods
• Client satisfaction
• Successful project delivery
• Be flexible and cooperative in approach to work and project teams
• Participating in successful tenders

  • Job Role: Technical Principal - Bridges
  • Industry: Construction / Civils / Architectural
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

15 Years of Experience
• Bachelor of engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college.
• Postgraduate qualification in Structural Engineering is desirable.
• Minimum 15 years of practical experience in the relevant discipline
• Relevant professional memberships
• Ability to identify and provide solutions to challenging engineering problems
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Project management and leadership skills
• Ability to use analytical tools including commercial software
• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multidisciplinary environment
• Knowledge of obligations under the current company MS
• Sound knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA)
• Expert-level technical knowledge in Bridge Engineering

Additional Requirements

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