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    Senior Civil Engineer – Dams - Centurion, South Africa - AECOM

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    Role Summary

    The Senior Dam Engineer is responsible for leading the design and implementation of dam projects, ensuring technical excellence and innovation. This role demands advanced engineering skills to contribute significantly to the planning, design, and management of dam engineering projects, while mentoring junior engineers and contributing to the strategic goals of AECOM.

    Role Responsibilities

    Technical/Professional Expertise

    • Lead the technical design and analysis of dam projects from conceptual to detailed stages.
    • Conduct dam safety inspections and assessments.
    • Provide construction support and manage design teams.
    • Prepare and evaluate tenders and proposals.
    • Develop and maintain high standards of engineering practice.

    Client Engagement

    • Establish and maintain robust client relationships.
    • Understand and respond to client needs and challenges.
    • Participate in business development and client feedback processes.

    Financial/Project Management

    • Manage the financial aspects of projects.
    • Ensure timely delivery of projects within budget and scope.
    • Oversee project teams, ensuring compliance with company standards.

    Leadership

    • Mentor and support the professional development of junior engineers.
    • Lead by example in adherence to AECOM's core values and safety standards.
    • Contribute to recruitment and training initiatives.
    Qualifications
    • Degree in Civil, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering or related field.
    • 10-15 years of relevant experience, with a focus on dam engineering.
    • Registration as a Chartered Engineer or equivalent preferred.

    Skills

    • Strong leadership and project management skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects and multidisciplinary teams.

    Knowledge

    • Proficient in relevant engineering software and Microsoft Office.
    • Up-to-date with industry standards and innovations in dam engineering.

    Essential Performance Criteria

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
    • Client-focused with a professional demeanor.
    Additional Information

    About AECOM

    AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

    Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

    You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

    Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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