Bosch Projects – Lead Structural Engineer (KZN)

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Reference number: [BPL24]

Closing Date: 17:00 on 31 May 2024

Bosch Projects, a member of the multi-disciplinary Bosch Holdings group of companies, founded in 1961, has a job opportunity for a Lead Structural Engineer. This position will be based in Durban and reports directly to the Sugar and Industrial Divisional Manager.

The Lead Structural Engineer will be responsible for the structural engineering activities of the company which incorporates concrete and steel structures in multi-level buildings, industrial plants and water retaining structures. In addition, the Lead Structural Engineer will also be responsible for providing management, support, direction and leadership to the structural team in the Durban office. The Lead Structural Engineer will manage engineering activities within all the divisions required for project and service deliverables to be achieved efficiently and within the specific timescales.

KEY  RESPONSIBILITES :

  • Developing, maintaining, enhancing and oversight of structural engineering tools, calculations or software used in the course of the structural engineering activities of the Company.
  • Developing, in consultation with the Divisional Manager a marketing and growth plan for the division, in line with the overall regional budgets and strategic growth targets.
  • Project management including coordinating and optimizing divisional resource utilization to ensure that divisional profit targets are met as well as managing and coordinating all financial aspects of divisional structural projects, including invoicing, forecasting and debtor control.
  • Ensuring that all the Division’s structural projects are undertaken in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Promoting growth and advancement of junior staff by mentoring.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD:

  • Have a BSc / BEng Engineering degree in civil / structural engineering or an appropriate / similar qualification.
  • Be registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA.
  • Have a minimum of 15 years’ appropriate post qualification experience in structural concrete and steelwork designs of multi-level buildings, industrial plants and water retaining structures.
  • Possess a detailed understanding of engineering activities required for consulting, engineering services, EPCM and EPC contracts.
  • Possess a broad understanding of, and have interacted with other design engineering disciplines, i.e. Process, Civil, Structural, Instrumentation, and Electrical.
  • Have strong leadership and management skills in managing projects and teams.
  • Be experienced in the compilation and submission of tenders and proposals for procuring consulting engineering work
  • Have prior experience with the compilation of technical specifications and BOQ’s for the procurement of contractors.
  • Be skilled in networking with potential clients / business partners in both the private and public sectors to secure work outside conventional tender processes.
  • Have personal attributes aligned with the Bosch Way (Values and Culture).
  • Proficient in Prokon software.
  • Good MS Office knowledge with strong MS Excel skills.
  • CAD and 3D modelling skills will be advantages.

Preference will be given to people from designated groups, in line with Bosch Holdings transformation plans. Suitably qualified Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

​Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after two weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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