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Job Ref:  132771BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  South Africa
City:  Centurion
30/09/2016 11:57

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
Infrastructure Services
We are planners, materials scientists, engineers, engagement consultants, asset managers and geotechnical specialists. Our team works to shape and influence some of our world's most complex and challenging infrastructure. We also provide complementary services to other AECOM teams working in the sectors of Mining, Transportation, Manufacturing, Industrial and Water.

Job Summary
  • Responsible for leading design teams on specific dam projects (Subject matter specialist - project manager).
  • Responsible and be able to execute designs related to dams: Flood and stream flow hydrology, hydraulics, construction and materials, foundation, seepage control, dam layout and instrumentation.
  • Manage dam and other water related projects internally and externally including management of the design and tender documentation production process for the Employer designed and EPC type of contracts.
  • This position will act as a bid manager and be responsible to ensure successful submission of proposals.
  • Dam Safety Evaluation as per the National Water Act,
  • Business development and liaison with clients,
  • Quality management.
Personal attributes, qualities or competencies needed for the role:
Must be able to:
  • Function as part of a team and sometimes as a team leader,
  • Work independently and take ownership of projects,
  • Work under pressure.
  • Must be proficient in English - verbal and written.
  • Must have excellent inter personal and management skills

Minimum Requirements
  • 10 years' experience in the design of dams with a safety risk,
  • Driver's license,
  • Knowledge of:
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Relevant sections of the National Water Act of South Africa,
  • Hydro-mechanical dam requirements and design,
  • FIDIC conditions of contract
  • Willing to travel in Africa,
  • Must be able to meet deadlines (sometimes longer working hours).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate in Civil/Agriculture engineering,
  • Registered at the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as an Professional Engineer/or other entities as approved by ECSA.

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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