CHIEF ENGINEER GRADE A REF NO: 170524/02

Branch: Provincial Operations: Gauteng
SALARY : R1 200 426 – 1 371 489 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package). This
appointment will be made on the minimum notch of the salary range, however,
a higher notch within the salary range of Grade A will be considered based in
relation to the provisions of the Public Service Regulation 2016 as amended,
i.e. provision of the candidate’s current salary advice.
CENTRE : Gauteng Provincial Office
REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering degree (B Eng / BSc (Eng) in Civil Engineering. Six (6) years
post qualification experience. Compulsory registration with ECSA as a
Professional Engineer. The disclosure of a valid unexpired driver’s licence.
Knowledge and understanding of government legislation relevant to the sector.
Knowledge and understanding of government procurement for the
infrastructure projects. Understanding of programme and project management.
Knowledge of engineering, legal and operational compliance. Knowledge of
Mobile equipment operating engineering design and analysis. Knowledge in
maintenance, engineering code of conduct, risk management, technical report
writing, and financial management. Research and development skills.
Computer-aided engineering applications. Creation of high-performance
culture. Technical consulting. Engineering and professional judgement. Good
communication skills (both verbal and written). People management, planning
and organising, conflict, change management, and negotiation skills. Strategic
capability and leadership, problem solving and analysis, decision making, team
leadership, creativity, customer focus and responsiveness.
DUTIES : Render technical advice and support to WSA’s as project managers. Ability to
monitor the development and assessment of technical reports. Feasibility
studies of all infrastructure project implemented by the department. Approval /
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Acceptance of all technical designs for projects implementation under the
department. Provide technical and professional advice on the development
needs and conceptualize possible solutions to meet water demands. Carry out
monitoring of feasibility studies. Support the implementation of RBIG, WSIG,
MIG and USDG projects. Monitor refurbishment projects of bulk water
infrastructures. Manage administrative, financial and personnel related
matters. Conduct field inspections on implementing projects to ensure
compliance towards norms and standards of Water Sector Support.
Engineering principles are to be applied to ensure water service infrastructure
development and maintenance programme and project management, legal
and operational compliance. Assist in developing annual business plans and
budget for the directorate. Revise plans quarterly. Provide verbal and written
reports to the manager. Manage Professional Service Providers (PSP’s)
contracts. Oversee and manage all work conducted by PSP’s. Delegate work
to PSP’s. Oversee and monitor all PSP contracts.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Mulalo Bvumbi, Tel No: (012) 392 1345
APPLICATIONS : Gauteng Provincial Office (Pretoria): For purposes of response handling,
please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand
deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street,
Pretoria, 0001.
FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment and Selection Unit.

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