Lead Structural Engineer (Durban)

Lead Structural Engineer (Durban)

 
 
The Lead Structural Engineer will be responsible for the structural engineering activities of the company which incorporates concrete and steel structures in multi-level buildings, industrial plants and water retaining structures.
In addition, the Lead Structural Engineer will also be responsible for providing management, support, direction and leadership to the structural team in the Durban office.
 
The Lead Structural Engineer will manage engineering activities within all the divisions required for project and service deliverables to be achieved efficiently and within the specific timescales.
 
Key responsibilities:
    • Developing, maintaining, enhancing and oversight of structural engineering tools, calculations or software used in the course of the structural engineering activities of the Company.
    • Developing, in consultation with the Divisional Manager a marketing and growth plan for the division, in line with the overall regional budgets and strategic growth targets.
    • Project management including coordinating and optimizing divisional resource utilization to ensure that divisional profit targets are met as well as managing and coordinating all financial aspects of divisional structural projects, including invoicing, forecasting and debtor control.
    • Ensuring that all the Division’s structural projects are undertaken in accordance with the Quality Management System.
    • Promoting growth and advancement of junior staff by mentoring.
 
Requirements
    • BSc / B.Eng degree in Civil / Structural Engineering or similar
    • Be registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA.
    • Have a minimum of 15 years’ appropriate post qualification experience in structural concrete and steelwork designs of multi-level buildings, industrial plants and water retaining structures.
    • Possess a detailed understanding of engineering activities required for consulting, engineering services, EPCM and EPC contracts.
    • Possess a broad understanding of, and have interacted with other design engineering disciplines, i.e. Process, Civil, Structural, Instrumentation, and Electrical.
    • Have strong leadership and management skills in managing projects and teams.
    • Be experienced in the compilation and submission of tenders and proposals for procuring consulting engineering work
    • Have prior experience with the compilation of technical specifications and BOQ’s for the procurement of contractors.
    • Be skilled in networking with potential clients / business partners in both the private and public sectors to secure work outside conventional tender processes.
    • Proficient in Prokon software.
    • Good MS Office knowledge with strong MS Excel skills.
    • CAD and 3D modelling skills will be advantages.