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  • Posted: May 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • One day, transit will be truly rapid. One day, alternative energy will no longer be the alternative. One day, we will look beyond earth for valuable minerals. With an engineering partner who delivers more innovative solutions, that day will come sooner. Throughout our storied history, we’ve embraced our clients’ visions as our own. We’ve ch...
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    Senior Geometric Design Engineer

    Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Geometric Design Engineer to join the Infrastructure group in our Infrastructure Team in Cape Town.

    New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology.

    Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!

    As The Successful Candidate, You Will

    • Lead the Geometric Design team in the Cape Town office;
    • Undertake and review geometric design work of National, Provincial and Municipal Roads;
    • Coordinate investigational studies e.g. Topographical Surveys, Traffic Studies, Materials Investigation, Geotechnical studies EIA and etc;
    • Undertake and review stormwater drainage design;
    • Prepare and review road design drawings e.g. Layout Plan, Long Sections, Cross Section and etc;
    • Prepare and review schedule of quantities using COLTO, SANS 1200 and etc;
    • Prepare and review tender documents and project specifications in line with CIDB;
    • Good experience on dealing with different forms of contract including GCC and FIDIC;
    • Act as a Contracts Engineer on some of the roads and highways projects;
    • Mentor and train of junior staff;
    • Assist with business development initiatives for the H&B Business Unit;
    • Network and build relationship with clients e.g. Western Cape Department of Public Works and Transport, SANRAL, City of Cape Town and others;
    • Act as a Project Leader or Project Manager on some of the roads and highways projects;

    You Bring To The Role

    • A BSc, BEng or BTech in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 15 - 20 years’ experience in design of Roads and Highways and must be registered with ECSA as a Pr Eng or Pr Tech Eng.
    • Demonstrate experience in complex road projects involving freeway interchange design, major provincial roads, urban arterial roads, dual carriageways, major intersections, roundabouts, drainage and etc.
    • Good technical report writing skills are essential including ability to effectively communicate and liaise with clients and lead design teams.
    • Must have been involved on all stages of a road project i.e. Basic Planning Studies & Reporting, Conceptual, Preliminary, Detailed Design, Preparation of Design Reports, Tender Documentation and Construction Monitoring.
    • Good understanding of relevant design methods and guidelines for Roads & Highways projects at National, Provincial and Municipal level.
    • Proficient in Civil 3D and AutoCAD software.

    Why join us?

    • Develop innovation partnerships
    • Think locally, work globally
    • Engage with people who make a difference

    What we offer you?

    • Flexible work environment.
    • Long term career development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Hatch on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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