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  • Posted: Oct 28, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 4, 2020
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    SMEC, a member of the Surbana Jurong Group, has a reputation for technical excellence and is ranked among the world's top engineering design firms. Joining forces with Surbana Jurong in August 2016, we have extended our service offering to provide global consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory. A progressive company, we have ...
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    Technical Specialist (Civil Engineering)

    The Role

    • This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and energised Technical Specialist (Civil Engineering) to join a leading infrastructure consultancy and contribute to the growth and development of a business with a reputation for technical excellence and strong client relationships.

    The successful incumbent must have a Masters of Engineering degree and Professional Registration with ECSA as well as key experience and proficiency in the following fields:


    • Digital Engineering
    • GIS Analysis and reporting
    • Business process mapping
    • Regression based modelling
    • Software Development – various
    • Software architecture design
    • Database management, data analysis and visualisation
    • Dashboard Designs
    • UI/UX
    • BIM

    Primary Position Purpose


    • This position is a technical role, within the Functional Group, that is responsible for leading and working with teams of Engineers, Specialists and Software Developers across a portfolio of projects and clients. The role involves technical leadership and the ability to lift the overall technical performance of the engineering professional team.

    Key Responsibilities

    With a minimum of 15 years of of practical experience in the relevant discipline, the key responsibilities are:

    • Providing technical support and guidance to peers and other functional groups within the level of your expertise
    • Providing technical leadership in a multi-disciplinary team
    • Identifying and providing solutions to challenging engineering problems
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients
    • Ensuring that appropriate technical standards and Quality Assurance (QA) requirements are adhered to
    • Applying a deeper understanding of engineering principles – predominantly in the field of digital engineering - to devise and deliver practical and economical solutions to problems
    • Preparing client reports and designs
    • Assisting in the management and training of staff including mentoring
    • Contributing to the overall management and profitability of the discipline
    • Supervision and reviewing of project specifications and contract documentation production for assigned tasks in accordance with SMEC procedures and appropriate technical standards
    • Being a member of a multi-disciplinary team in project delivery
    • Preparing expressions of interest and tender submissions
    • Strictly adhering to SMEC’s Management System (BMS), quality standards and HSE procedures
    • Keeping abreast of latest techniques
    • Maintaining contact with wide local and international network of persons with similar interests
    • Publishing papers or articles on projects or developments in the field of expertise
    • Being involved in relevant initiatives via the Innovation Hub
    • Sharing knowledge with (junior) colleagues, clients, students through the facilitation of workshops, lectures etc.

    Recommended Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required

    • Masters of Engineering degree from an accredited university. Higher or additional relevant qualifications will be an advantage
    • Professional Registration with ECSA (as Professional Engineer) and relevant memberships
    • Minimum 15 years of practical experience in the relevant discipline
    • Extensive knowledge of engineering digital design issues and analysis methods
    • Ability to identify and provide solutions to challenging digital 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 multi-disciplinary environment
    • Knowledge of obligations under the current SMEC BMS
    • Knowledge of contractual matters

    Closing Date: Wednesday, 04 November 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SMEC on to apply

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