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Job Ref:  127594BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  South Africa
City:  Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa (Show on map)
05/10/2016 22:47

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

This role is for project which we expect to be awarded in the near future.

  • Reporting to the Assistant Engineer's Representative.
  • Responsible for managing the quality control aspects of the construction process on major road projects in the Western Cape.
  • Manage the acceptance control processes of Lot submissions.
  • Responsible for managing the appointed on-site commercial laboratory.
  • Manage the keeping up to date of all material as-build records for incorporation to the contract report.
  • Assist with both the auditing and undertaking of measurement control and correlation testing.
  • Testing and assessment of road building materials for suitability
  • Evaluation of mix designs for concrete, asphalt, stabilization etc.
  • Monitoring of earthworks and layer work processes and bituminous surfacings

Minimum Requirements
  • Candidate must have a very strong knowledge of SANRAL and WCG acceptance procedures
  • Appropriate construction monitoring experience
  • Committed, dynamic, self-motivated individual with good people management skills
  • Ability to work independently and to manage a team
  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite and AutoCad) essential
  • Must be able to prepare and present progress reports
  • Must be able to read plans and contract documents
  • Ability to plan and execute work independently and to meet tight deadline
  • Candidate must be willing to work away from home and/or relocate depending on the location of the site
  • xcellent communication and report writing skills
  • Required to have valid driver's license and own transport

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professionally registered Engineering Technician with at least 10 years experience on major road projects with SANRAL and Western Cape Government, asphalt paving and seal work, test methods per TMH

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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