Engineering Technician (Production): Structures – Western Cape Department of Infrastructure

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape Department of Infrastructure

Engineering Technician (Production): Structures, Ref No. DOI 48/2023 R1 (WCG240308-3)
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Reference Number
Tracking Number DOI 48/2023 R1
Job Title Engineering Technician (Production): Structures, Ref No. DOI 48/2023 R1
Department Department of Infrastructure
Salary level OSD
Enquiries Mr M Hendrickse at (021) 483 3107
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town / City Cape Town, CBD
Job Purpose
The Department of Infrastructure, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a qualified individual to provide technical services and support in engineering design and research related the maintenance and improvement of the provincial road network. This post is stationed in Cape Town, CBD.
Minimum Requirements
An appropriate 3-year National Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification.
Compulsory registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as an Engineering Technician (Pr Techni).
OR submitted application to ECSA for registration as Professional Engineering Technician (registration becomes mandatory within 6 months from appointment).
A minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification technical (engineering) experience.
A valid code B driving licence.
Recommendation None.
Key Performance Areas
Provide technical input for road infrastructure design.
Produce design deliverables (drawings, BoQ, specifications etc.) for road structures (bridges, culverts etc.) and ensure through evaluation that designs are based on sound engineering principles and according to norms and standards and code of practice.
Evaluate road structure designs based on sound engineering judgment and relevant standards.
Implement and adhere to existing technical manuals, standards and procedures.
Ensure training and development of candidate technicians.
Liaise with relevant internal and external bodies on engineering matters.
Knowledge of the following: Structural engineering design of minor road structures (culverts); Hydrology and hydraulic design of road structures; Computer-Aided Design Software (AutoCAD or OpenRoads); Frame and finite element analysis of minor structures with the aid of computer software (Prokon); Relevant road infrastructure technical manuals, standards and procedures; Decision making; Team work; Creativity; Customer focus and responsiveness; Written and verbal communication skills; Computer skills; People Management; Planning and Organising; Change Management; Good analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and organisational skills; Good verbal and written communication skills; Computer literacy; People management; Planning and organising skills; Change management.
Grade A: R 353 013 – R 376 806 per annum; Grade B: R398 865- R 428 619 per annum; Grade C: R 451 587- R 531 117 per annum, (Salary will be determined based on post registration experience as per OSD prescribed)
Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD) are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. 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.
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Western Cape Department of Infrastructure
Engineering Technician (Production): Structures
Grade A: R 353 013 – R 376 806 per annum
Cape Town, CBD
22 April 2024

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