CONTROL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST GRADE A REF NO: 170524/07

Branch: Infrastructure Management: Head Office
Cd: Infrastructure Development
Dir: Infrastructure Implementation Planning
Sub-Dir: External Works
SALARY : R873 840 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package)
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Engineering. Six (6) years post
qualification Engineering Technologist experience required. Compulsory
registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a
Professional Engineering Technologist. The disclosure of a valid unexpired
driver’s license except for persons with disabilities. Experience in providing
technological advisory service in evaluating, providing quality assurance of
technical designs and drawings with specifications, and making
recommendations for approval by the relevant authority. Experience in
planning technological and technical support to engineers. Practical
experience in mentoring of graduate interns and training. Understanding of
ECSA professional mentorship will be an added advantage. Knowledge of
contract administration, project management and proven knowledge of
technical drawing and design. Understanding of procurement processes in the
public sector. Sound financial planning and management. Understanding of the
National Water Act, Water Services Act, Environmental legislation, and the
Public Finance Management Act. Understanding of the various forms of
contract used for infrastructure projects. Understanding of feasibility processes
and moving it to project implementation. Ability to communicate, conflict
management, contract dispute resolution and negotiation skills. Computer
literacy and the ability to use most of the MS Office programmes including MS
Projects is highly recommended. Ability to work with design software like
Autocad Civil 3d will be an added advantage. Willingness to mentor and guide
candidates towards professional registration. Willingness to travel.
DUTIES : Provide and manage technological advisory services. Ensure adherence and
promotion of health and safety standards in line with statutory requirements.
Manage administrative and related functions. Mentorship of Graduate interns
and willingness to be a registered mentor with ECSA. Manage and supervise
technological and related personnel and assets. Manage administrative and
related functions. Monitoring and supervise the evaluation of technological
designs and drawings. Technical and financial reporting. Interfacing with
relevant Departmental Divisions. Solve broadly defined technological
challenges using applications, proven techniques and procedures. Contribute
and support the coordination of compilation and structuring of tender
documents in line with the CIDB (Best Practice Guideline). Continuous
professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on engineering related matters. Manage
and maintain interpersonal relationships with stakeholders and Implementing
Agents.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. Werner Comrie Tel No: (012) 336 8992
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application 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.
FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment and Selection Unit

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