Structural Engineer Transmission Towers, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-04-17
Expires 2024-05-17
ID #1755738575
Structural Engineer Transmission Towers, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified July 29, 2023


Multinational Engineering firm seeks a senior Structural Engineer. Design steel lattice towers for powerlines, topographical layouts, foundation designs. Role suited to a smart mid-career engineer with exceptional technical aptitude. Opportunity to be involved in some of the top engineering projects in South Africa.Non-Negotiables (We will check) Excellent Engineering Design Aptitude.PR Eng – A degreed engineer who can defend an engineering argument based on facts (Expats must be able to produce evidence of registration with local engineering professional registration body)Excellent structural engineering track record, with a wide variety of projects. Must include exposure to technically complex projects.Excellent Technical knowledge on steel structure design with preference for free-standing tower design. Excellent knowledge on foundation design.People smarts – must be able to lead a team and interact with senior executives What the person must be able to do:This role is in the South African structural engineering industry. All duties would take place in this context. Design of Powerline Towers according to SANS, ASTM and IEC codes (Company willing to cross-train a suitably experience Pr Eng) Steel Lattice Tower DesignTower FoundationsTopographical layouts of Powerlines Excellent experience in using CAD tools as well as manual verification of calculationsExposure to mechanical engineering strongly advantageousManage the engineering department and be the development team leaderEngage in vigorous technical debate on design decisions. Must be able to hold the argument.People smarts and emotional intelligenceDesign to the level of a professional engineer and sign-off designs Key Job Deliverables (First 6-12 Months): Technical Design work on key projectsReorganise the engineering database to ensure easy access to intellectual propertyManagement of Engineering department Background work experience 10+ years experience as a design engineer in a large consulting or contracting company.Experience in being the technical liaison between client and companyStructural Engineering DegreeECSA Professional Registration (Non-Negotiable must be a Pr Eng)Exceptional understanding of a professional engineer’s role and responsibilitiesStrong knowledge on design standards, codes and lawsAt least 3 years in developing new designs from concept to calculations to drawings, testing and construction.The ability to develop new designs from concept to calculations to drawing and final testingProven ability in accurately interpret technical and structural drawingsProven ability in technical communicationExpertise in CAD packages Must be capable of fault-finding and root cause analysis Project Management Experience strongly advantageousFast learnerPeople SavvyEnergy and driveWilling to travel Nationally and internationally. (Occasional) Strong interpersonal skills Personality Summary: High Analytical – Strong with analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.Moderate Driver – Results Orientated Go-getter.Moderate Expressive/Amiable – People person, natural leader. Emotional IntelligenceAdvantageous – Moderate Administrative – Good with procedures, processes and best practices. Benefits of this Role: Leading Industrial Mechanical Engineering FirmOpportunity to work in a cutting edge environmentTechnical challenge and growthNew technical challenges to overcomeGreat culture, great peoplePersonal growth Job Description: Engineering Design Lead of: Transmission linesSteel lattice structuresTower FoundationsComponentsCross rope lengths and sag and tension chartsTopographical layouts of Towers Tower spottingTransmission line design optimizationDevelopment and acquisition of survey data for transmission linesEnsure company compliance to contractual obligations, terms and technical performance obligationsDesign review and compliance validation to Engineering Best PracticesAuthorisation of DrawingsProvide technical support to sales teamDevelopment of transmission line tower schedulesDesign TestingConstruction Inspection to validate compliance to specificationsQuality assurance and ISO compliance Reports to: Operations ExecutiveLocation: JohannesburgSalary:R800K to R1 Mil per annum negotiable for a senior structural engineer.Up to R1.3 Mil for specific Powerline Tower Design experience (Proven track record with example designs will be required).Type: PermanentStart: ASAPReference: DT 78Jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now.Call Dave Lucas at 011 655 7391Email: (Please email your CV before calling us.)

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Structural engineer transmission towers

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