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  • Posted: May 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Proudly independent, proudly South African and proud to service Africa, the firm has never compromised on experience, quality and integrity. It is these core values, coupled with a progressive culture, that are central to JG Afrika’s ongoing success. Rated Level 1 on the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) scorecard, JG Afrika’s on...
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    Structural Engineer– Pietermaritzburg (REF PMB0082)

    JG Afrika is looking to employ a Structural Engineer for the Structures Division for their Pietermaritzburg offices.


    • Must have a minimum of a B Sc. or B Eng. degree in Civil Engineering.
    • Must be a Professionally Registered Engineer with ECSA (Pr Eng.)


    • Must have a minimum of 8 years relevant post-graduation experience in a consulting engineering environment including design, and contract documentation.
    • Experience in bridge, seismic and temporary works design would be an advantage.
    • Must have a thorough working knowledge of relevant design codes. Experience with international design codes would be an advantage.
    • Must be competent with modern structural analysis, design and drawing software, including AutoDesk products, Prokon, MS Office and MS Project.

    Job Profile / Skills
    The successful incumbent will be responsible for the design of predominantly structural related work. Other key responsibilities will include, inter alia:

    • Completion of technical designs.
    • Compilation of tender documentation in various formats.
    • Management of projects and technical teams.
    • Leading projects in terms of overall project management.
    • Mentorship of junior technical staff in terms of design & engineering practices
    • Keeping up to date with software and design tools to assist with design
    • Must be able to lead projects and manage other team members.
    • Must have good communication skills and ability to work under pressure.
    • A valid driver’s licence is essential.
    • Must be prepared to work in the field

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    Head of Sustainability & Environmental Sciences – Cape Town (REF CT0095)

    JG Afrika is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced natural scientist to head our Sustainability and Environmental division in Cape Town. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven individual with the ability to generate and develop new sustainability business interests.

    This role will manage a team of professionals with a view to  enhancing and growing a division within an established organisation that has an existing footprint in the environmental sector. The successful incumbent will also drive the integration of sustainability and engineering across all disciplines.

    Duties: will include:

    • Business development and leadership,
    • Team management,
    • Marketing,
    • Proposal compilation,
    • Liaison with clients, authorities and other specialists,
    • Environmental screening,
    • Technical studies/investigations,
    • Report writing,
    • Public participation,
    • ECO auditing, and
    • Quality control.


    • Minimum of a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management / Sciences or relevant field
    • MSc in Environmental Management / Sciences or relevant field will be an advantage.
    • Must be EAPASA registered
    • Pr.Sci.Nat registered preferable.

    Must have:

    • At least 15 + years post-graduate consulting experience including sustainable construction, green building, environmental engineering and waste management.
    • A core understanding and experience with NEMA, NEM:WA, MPRDA and NWA processes and associated legislation.
    • A strong experience in undertaking Basic Assessments and EIAs in South Africa and having managed a number of applications independently from start to end.
    • Specialist technical ability and experience in one, or several, of the fields of waste management, renewable energy, ecosystem goods and services and climate change adaptation and resilience.

    Job Profile / Skills

    • Must have Excellent English written and oral skills.
    • Must have a valid driver’s licence
    • Must have contactable and traceable references.

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    Senior Water Engineer– Pietermaritzburg (REF PMB0081)

    JG Afrika is looking for a technically experienced and professionally registered Senior Water Engineer with a passion for mentorship, skills transfer and development to head up the water division design office based in our Pietermaritzburg office.


    • BSc or MSc
    • PR-Eng
    • Minimum 4-8 years’ experience in water engineering post registration
    • Technical experience in water pipelines, pump stations and other water-based projects
    • Knowledge in relevant standards, regulations, and legislation in water
    • Sound experience with AutoCAD, Civil Designer or Civils3D


    • Technical experience with the following will be advantageous:
    • Large Diameter pipelines and Reticulation Networks
    • Civil and Mechanical to Pump Stations & Water Treatment Works
    • Process design of Water Treatment Works
    • Water conservation demand management
    • Asset management
    • Technical competence in Civil 3D Solid Works-Plant
    • Engineering and management of water projects including interfacing between engineering disciplines (structural, mechanical, environmental, electrical and control & instrumentation)
    • Design and engineering analysis of water projects: pipelines, pump stations, reservoirs, water treatment works etc
    • Conduct project design reviews and suggest technical and design developments
    • Preparation and management of technical specifications, bills of quantities, tender documentation and evaluations.
    • Monitoring project construction and acceptance including site visits, supervision and contract administration
    • Project management – track progress and resource planning
    • Mentor and supervise junior engineers including reviewing, checking and approving work output.
    • Contractor liaison

    Job Profile / Skills

    • Ability to work within technical teams and individually
    • Good communication skills, specifically with the guidance and mentorship of younger Engineers and technologist
    • Good technical report writing skills
    • Ability to manage time, quality and effort in order to deliver a quality product with time & cost constraints
    • Ability to coordinate and mange projects
    • Ability to work under pressure

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    Traffic &Transport Engineer/ Technician/ Technologist – Cape Town (REF CT0094)

    JG Afrika is looking for a Traffic and Transportation Technician / Technologist to be based in the Cape Town office. This is an entry-level position to assist with transportation and traffic engineering projects. The successful applicant must have a keen and demonstrable interest in Transportation Engineering.
    Primary duties include working as part of a traffic and transportation engineering team on a variety of projects ranging from transport impact assessment and access management plans to road safety audits and traffic studies for renewable energy facilities.


    • Qualification in Transportation Engineering preferred.
    • BSc Eng/ BEng, B.Tech, or N.Dip in Civil Engineering

    The following experience would be advantageous:

    • Traffic impact studies,
    • Public transport planning,
    • Non- motorised transport planning,

    Job Profile / Skills

    • Strong MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Excellent communication and report writing skills
    • A valid driver’s licence is essential
    • Interest in learning and training in a variety of fields in transportation.
    • Must be willing to travel in order to conduct site visits in South Africa.

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    Waster Water Tehnician/Technologist – Cape Town (REF CT0092)

    JG Afrika is looking for an experienced wastewater and water technician / technologist to undertake designs and contract administration for projects in our Cape Town office.


    • N.Dip (Civ Eng) or B.Tech (Civ Eng)
    • Pr Tech / Pr Techni ECSA registration is required
    • Minimum 8 years’ experience in wastewater and water treatment engineering
    • Proficient in Civils 3D, Revit and AutoCAD
    • Sound knowledge of GCC and FIDIC general conditions of contract


    • Civil, hydraulic and layout design of wastewater and water treatment infrastructure
    • Civil and hydraulic design of sewer and water pump stations
    • Gravity and pressure pipe design
    • Contract administration (GCC and FIDIC)
    • SANS 1200 bills of quantities

    Job Profile / Skills

    • Must be technically strong.
    • Must have good communication skills.
    • Good time and quality management as well as the ability to work under pressure is required.
    • A valid driver’s license is essential.
    • Must have traceable and contactable references.

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