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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • EarthStream is a technology & engineering recruiting specialist providing talent across multiple industry sectors many of which share commonality in their technology dependence. Engineering is at the heart of what we do from software and hardware to security, electronics and infrastructure, through to industry specific engineering disciplines. We unde...
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    Lead Engineer

    The incumbent should be capable of providing planning and technical expertise to manage complex tasks and multiple projects in our Building Design Division based in Cape Town.

    You will be leading a design team and will plan, schedule, organize, coordinate and execute the design work on projects of all scales.

    Responsibilities of the role:

    • To provide high level of technical design engineering services to the team on multiple projects
    • Coordinate and lead the assigned team of Engineers and Technicians on a day basis and ensure that design excellence is achieved throughout.
    • Develop a through design philosophy, effectively contributing to the inception and the development of a project.
    • Lead the design work ensuring project objectives are met, design instructions are implemented and delivery is achieved within the set time and budget.
    • Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation.
    • Responsible for the integrated design delivery of projects throughout the entire project life cycle.
    • Coordinate and develop responses to review comments, tender queries, contractor's queries, etc.
    • Responsible for BIM integration and development of innovative working methodologies.
    • Responsible for the preparation and compilation of design presentations and design reports.
    • Take initiatives to develop design manuals, standard design documents, presentations, etc. to increase efficiencies, knowledge and awareness across the wider architectural community.

    You will be expected to be involved in the following:

    • Engineering Design
    • Team Leading
    • Client Interface
    • Resource Planning
    • Coaching
    • Performance Evaluation
    • Design Management
    • Design Coordination
    • Interface with Statutory Authorities
    • Design Research
    • Design Reviews
    • Site back-up
    • Mentoring and supervision of junior staff

    Role Requirements:

    • Developed Engineering Design skills and understanding of the design process and interfaces between design disciplines.
    • Extensive project experience.
    • Flexibility of attitude towards company objectives.
    • Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders.
    • Understanding of commercial management of projects.
    • Understanding of scope definition and scope interface.
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT, word processing and presentation programs.
    • Detailed knowledge of local/ regional standards, policies, codes and procedures and ability to transmit the same to others.
    • Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements, knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements.
    • Developed knowledge of Health & Safety Principles.
    • Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles.
    • Ability and will to mentor and provide support to junior staff members and spread knowledge across the wider architectural and engineering community.
    • Ability and will to update knowledge.
    • Excellent command of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is an added value

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to EarthStream on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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