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Date: Oct 11, 2017

Location: Midrand, ZA

Company: Golder Associates

Junior Civil Engineer

Location: ZA-Midrand
Posted Date: 6 days ago
Job ID: 2017-13403
Area of Interest: EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): B.Tech Degree
Experience (Years): 0
SLP: J2WCIVILCONST, J2WGRADVAC, J2WHYDROGEO, J2WMINE

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking a Junior Civil Engineer to join the Mine Water Division within the Water Engineering Service Unit. This person will be responsible for assisting with the design, drawing and construction monitoring of infrastructure projects.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Assist in the design, drawing and construction monitoring of infrastructure projects including:
* Pipelines and pipework for Newtonian fluids
* Open Chanel Flow hydraulics
* Alignment of roads and terraces
* Earthworks modelling
* Pipeline modelling for water hammer, pump selecting etc.
* Undertake planning, engineering design work and supervision of construction as required and as directed by Project Leaders or Engineers
* Prepare cost estimates
* Ensure all designs and drawings are properly documented and checked
* Construction administration skills
* Attend site and other meetings, to action times timeously and effectively
* Achieve minimum financial productivity on all projects
* Ensure effective systems are implemented for good record keeping – files, reports, drawings, construction date etc.
* Liaise with other staff working on projects at all levels
* Assist with contract administration including preparation of certificates and “as built” drawings, construction dates etc.
* Ensure suitability of technical proposals
* Compile letters, reports and prepare tender documentation for approval by the Project Leader
* Provide service excellence
* Compliance with Quality Management System
* Contribution to efficiency and effectiveness of sector

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
* BSc/BTech – Civil Engineer / National Diploma
* Fresh Graduate
* Civil 3D and Civil Designer
* AutoCAD
* SolidWorks will be to an advantage
* MS Word, MS Excel , MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
* Valid Driver's Licence
* Own vehicle

COMPETENCIES
* The employee has well developed general technical skills.
* Takes direction from and supports intermediate and senior staff to achieve project and business goals
* Displays personal leadership in completion of work tasks
* Makes basic decisions with input from intermediate and senior staff
* Contributes to projects with a major focus on data collection and processing with an increasing role in analysis and interpretation
* Contributes to sections of reports including description of investigations, results and analysis
* Client focus is mainly internal
* Employees focus on setting a positive example by identifying and reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.
* Displays a ‘safety first’ focus.
* Employees actively raise safety issues to the attention of peers, contractors and visitors and assist in seeking resolution to the issues identified.
* Communicates clearly and consistently the importance of health and safety and recognizes those who show the right behaviours.
* Standards / Processes / Procedures

ATTRIBUTES
* Technical excellence: understands how to apply technical skills, understands data and findings, consistently deliver high quality results
* Organisation: excellent planner and organiser, can effectively share/delegate tasks
* Understands project context: wants to understand how they fit in, the bigger picture and their role, financial and time implications of project
* Ownership attitude: accountable for completing tasks on time and on budget, willing to shoulder more responsibility, ensures work product meets expectations
* Resourcefulness: constantly thinking and trouble shooting, knows the tools available to them and uses them appropriately, able to propose solutions to problems
* Good communication skills: can effectively communicate with clients, peers suppliers and contractors
* Detail and quality focus: known for their high standard of care, takes pride in their work, pays attention to detail
* Learning and growth: takes responsibility for their career, actively seeks feedback, takes feedback well
* Demonstrates leadership qualities: willing and able to show Level 1s the Golder way to do things

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