Department of Water and Sanitation: Engineering production

Branch: NWRI: Sub Directorate: Dam Safety Surveillance
SALARY : R718 059 – R1 090 458 per annum (all-inclusive OSD salary package) (Offer
will be based on proven years of experience)
CENTRE : Head Office Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering degree (B Eng / B.Sc. (Eng) or relevant qualification. Three (3)
years post qualification engineering experience required. A valid driver’s
license (Attach a copy). Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional
Engineer (Attach copy). Experience in dam engineering specifically in aspect
of dam safety evaluation, instrumentation and rehabilitation is highly
recommended. Experience in asset lifecycle management of water resources
infrastructure will is recommended. Experience in project and contracts
management is recommended. Understanding of procurement processes in
the Public Sector. Sound financial planning and management. Further studies
in project management or water infrastructure field will be an added advantage.
Ability to communicate, conflict management, contract dispute resolution and
negotiation skills. Computer literacy and the ability to use most common MS
Office programs is highly recommended. Ability to work with structural analysis
software such as MSc Marc, Prokon and AutoCAD Civil 3d will be an added
DUTIES : Incumbent will be expected to conducting dam safety evaluations, dams
monitoring and implementation of rehabilitation projects in line with Chapter 12
of the National Water Act of 1998 as well as Government Notice R139 of
February 2012. Manage small to medium size projects and oversee all aspects
of project implementation in accordance with the applicable standard contracts
such as SAICE GCC 2015, FIDIC and NEC Suits of contracts. Manage the
technical, environmental, contractual, risk, social and financial aspects of
dams’ rehabilitation projects. Ensure compliance with technical standards,
legal requirements, time frames and approved budgets during the
implementation of projects. Knowledge of the Public management Financial
Act (PFMA) is essential.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. CN Mahlabela Tel No. (012) 336 7874