October 23, 2022



CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Engineering Degree [B Eng/BSc (Eng)] or relevant qualification;
Three years post qualification engineering experience required; Compulsory
registration with ECSA as a professional engineer; Or have submitted with
ECSA for Professional registration as a Professional Engineer (proof of
payment to be submitted with application) and compulsory registration with
ECSA as a Professional Engineer will then be applicable within 6 months from
appointment; A valid code B driving licence. Competencies: Technical
knowledge as follows: Programme and Project Management; Engineering design and analysis; Research and development; Computer-aided engineering
applications; Knowledge of legal compliance and formulation of policies in a
multi-disciplinary professional environment; Knowledge of public sector
procurement; Technical report writing; Creating high performance culture;
Professional judgement; Networking; Generic: Decision making; Team
leadership; Analytical skills; Creativity; Self-management; Financial
Management; Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication; Proven
computer literacy (MS Office); Planning and organising; Conflict Management;
Problem solving and analysis; People Management; Change Management;
Innovation; Willingness to travel on a regular basis; Ability to work under

DUTIES : Design new systems to solve practical engineering challenges and improve
efficiency and enhance safety: Plan, design, operate and maintain engineering
projects; Develop cost effective solutions according to standards; Evaluate
existing technical manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate
new technology; Develop tender specifications; Ensure through evaluation that
planning and design by others is done according to sound engineering
principles and according to norms and standards and code of practice; Approve
engineering works according to prescribed norms and standards; Human
capital development: Ensure training and development of technicians,
technologists and candidate engineers to promote skills/knowledge transfer
and adherence to sound engineering principles and code of practice; Supervise
the engineering work and processes; Administer performance management
and development; Office administration and budget planning: Manage
resources and prepare and consolidate inputs for the facilitation of resource
utilisation; Ensure adherence to regulations and procedures for procurement
and personnel administration; Monitor and control expenditure; Report on
expenditure and service delivery; Research and development: Continuous
professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures;
Research/literature studies on engineering technology to improve expertise;
Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on engineering-related matters.

ENQUIRIES : Mr Y Jacob Tel No: (021) 483 8514
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or

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