Professional Civil Engineer - Vredendal, South Africa - Western Cape Government

    Western Cape Government
    Western Cape Government Vredendal, South Africa

    2 weeks ago

    Western Cape Government background
    Full time

    Minimum Requirements

    • Engineering Degree (B Eng / BSC (Eng)) in Civil Engineering
    • A minimum of 3 years post qualification engineering experience in Agricultural water use and irrigation.
    • Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer; A valid code B driving licence.

    RecommendationNone. Key Performance Areas

    • Design new systems to solve practical engineering challenges and improve efficiency and enhance safety
    • Plan, design, operate and maintain engineering projects
    • Human capital development
    • Ensure training and development of technicians, technologists and candidate engineers to promote skills / knowledge transfer and adherence to sound engineering principles and code of practice
    • Office administration and budget planning
    • Manage resources and prepare and consolidate inputs for the facilitation of resource utilization
    • Research and development
    • Continuous professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.


    Knowledge of the following

    • Programme and project management
    • Engineering design and analysis
    • Research and development
    • Computer-aided engineering applications
    • Legal compliance
    • Technical report writing
    • Creating high performance culture
    • Professional judgement
    • Financial management
    • Skills needed :
    • Networking;
    • Networking;
    • Decision making skills
    • Customer focus and responsiveness
    • Planning and organising skills
    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure


    Grade A : R - R per annum; Grade B : R - R per annum; Grade C : R 1 - R 1 per annum (OSD as prescribed).

    Note on remuneration : Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.

    MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


    Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments / proficiency test.

    The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.