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Transport, Building, Civil, Civil Engineering, MEIP
Title Site Agent
Categories Building, Civil
Salary R75000
Location Kokstad
Job Information

Main Duties
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the job incumbent will be mainly required to:
Supervise and coordinate day-to-day operations of projects in respect with schedule, quality of work
and budget
Liaise with Factory Supervisor for planning of works
Ensure that delivery of materials on site is made as per planning set
Attend site meetings with main contractors and client representatives
Submit progress reports to Contracts Manager on site activities
Monitor labour force with respect to productivity, daily attendance, leave approval and transport
Ensure all workers have proper tools, equipment and personal protective equipment
Implement and promote Health & Safety policies and procedures on sites
Liaise with client for after-sale service or repairs
Monitor sub-contractor performance & progress

Qualifications & Experience
Diploma in Construction/Project Management
Conversant with shop drawings / construction drawings
At least 10 years of working experience in a similar position
Strong experience of aluminium and allied products

Other Requisites
Computer literate and fully conversant with MS Office applications
Excellent organizational, inter-personal and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
Holder of a valid international driving license.

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Title Senior Quantity Surveyor
Categories Building
Salary 800000
End Date Howarth
Location Durban
Job Information
  • Purpose
    This position prepares cost estimates and plans, audit projects, manage construction revenue & costs and administer construction contracts
  • Minimum Qualification
    BSc (QS) or NDip (QS)
  • Essential Experience
    At least seven years related experience in the construction /engineering environment
  • Knowledge
    Contract Law and insurances
    Quantity surveying
    Basic Financial reporting and cash management
    Construction methods and outputs, programming and scheduling
    SHEQ legislation and application
    Basic IR and relevant labour legislation
  • Skills & Abilities
    Written Communication
    Oral Communication
    Numerical orientation
    Business acumen
    IT Skills
    Analytical ability
    Conflict management
    Negotiation skills
    Financial skills
    Team player
    Problem solving
    Planning ability
    Interpersonal skills
    Estimation skills
  • KRA/KPA’s
    Measurement and certification
    Budget and management
    Contract management and administration
    Staff management
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Title Site Agent
Categories Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary R80000pm
Location Swaziland
Job Information
Permanent Position
  • ND Civil or similar
  • Min 15 years experience with concrete projects as a Site Agent


  • Ensure successful project delivery and maximization of margins through the delivery of contracts in a safe manner, on time, within budget and to the agreed levels of quality
  • Chair project start-up meetings within two weeks of receipt of order
  • Chair close-out meeting after final completion certificate issued by client

Client – Attend client meetings The development of positive relationships with the client Proactive promotion of company and its capabilities to clients At completion, arrange meeting with client to complete client satisfactory questionnaire.


  • Ensuring that contracts are executed in accordance with the requirements of:
  • The terms and conditions of the contract
  • The contract health, safety and environmental plan
  • The contract quality plant and as per the client’s specifications
  • Companies policies and procedures

Responsible for managing the following people:

  • Foremen and site staff
  • Monthly Programme and Cost Forecast – present current and forecast at the end of the month
  • Daily Labour Costing – random checks to see if these are done on a daily basis
  • Daily Plant Costing – random checks to see if done on a daily basis
  • Monthly Reconciliations – Ensure that recons are done at month-end
  • Procurement – approve purchase orders


  • Sign contract/order before any work commence
  • Ensure weekly progress meetings to discuss progress, safety, quality etc.
  • Sign weekly/monthly certificates

Change Management

  • Ensure notification of claims within dates as per contract requirement
  • Diary – random checks to ensure completed correctly, submitted and signed off by the client daily


  • Ensure monthly site safety meetings held
  • Conduct monthly Visible Felt Leadership


  • Conduct random quality checks on site filing system kept up to date by site engineers – as a minimum once a month each project
  • Ensure monthly site quality meetings held
  • Random checks

Industrial Relations

  • Ensure monthly site labour representative meetings held
  • Ensure labour representatives elected and appointed for each team

Human Relations

  • Sign off monthly travel claims
  • Monthly, brief all site staff on developments/news in Company

Cost Reporting

  • Scrutinise monthly cost reports before presented
  • Attend monthly cost report meetings
 Desired Skills 
  • roads
  • bridges
  • earthworks
  • construction
  • infrastructure
  • expat
  • reporting
  • astute
Desired Work Experience
  • More than 10 years
 Desired Education Level
  • Diploma
About The Employer

Our client is a civils contractor based in Swaziland and is looking for an experienced Snr Site Agent/Contracts Manager with experience with large roads, earthworks and concrete projects such as bridges

 Employer & Job Benefits
  • Incentive Bonus
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Title Site Agent
Categories Building
Salary R40k – R55k
Location Durban
Job Information

Position Overview: A challenging position is available for a suitably experienced Site Agent to oversee site operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards.

Key Requirements: In this challenging role you will require the following:
• Minimum of a Matric (Grade 12) Certificate.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a Construction environment.
• Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering or Building Science.
• Must be available immediately.
• Good interpersonal skills, writing abilities and organisational skills.
• Must be computer literate (CCS, MS Word, Excel and Outlook).
• Must be able to work under pressure.
• Must be fluent in English.
• Must possess a strong attention to detail.
• Must have a valid drivers’ license and own transport.
• Use own initiative and be able to work independently.

Key Performance Areas:

1. Financial, Operational & Technical Requirements:
• Contracts managed financially sound.
• Knowledge of JBCC and NEC3 contracts.
• Ensure that the quality of work comply to client’s requirements.
• Complete contracts within the required time frames.
• Ensure commercial and contractual issues are managed correctly.
• Ensure compliance with construction charter requirements.

2. Leadership & Transformation Requirements:
• Be a role model for leading high performance teams.
• Demonstrate respect for people and an appreciation for diversity.
• Review team performance regularly and deal with issues.

3. Partnership & Relationships Requirements:
• Built outstanding relationships with customers and suppliers.
• Entrench trust and confidence in peers and subordinates.
• Professional conduct and work displaying integrity.
4. Management Requirements:
• Planning, scheduling and execution of work.
• Work allocation and accountability.
• Demonstrate innovative thinking in the execution of projects.
• Comply with company policies and procedures.
• Sound decision-making and problem-solving.

5. Risk Requirements:
• Assess and manage contract risk and opportunities.
• Implementation and maintenance of safe working procedures.
• Compliance to environmental regulations.

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Title Snr Project Manager
Categories Civil
Salary R120 000pm
Location Polokwane
Job Information

The suitable candidate will be well experienced Professionally registered Project Manager with SACPCMP.

Must have axperience with large roads and structures projects of R350m and above.

Must have seen these projects through to completion.

Must have experience on SANRAL projects

Must be suitably qualified for the construction industry.

Must be willing to work away from home or relocate.

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Title QA/QC Engineer
Categories Building, Civil, Civil Engineering, MEIP
Salary $6500pm
Location Somalia
Job Information

Job Purpose
To inspect critical Civil/Architectural/Structural processes or activities to ensure conformance to requirements against specifications as per project plan. Maintaining, designing and controlling quality strategies and quality management systems. Ensure maximum quality enhancement of a project.

KPI’s – To be agreed with Line Manager

Main Job Accountabilities & Expectations
To work on site monitoring quality and completing inspections
To review all materials received on the site, inspecting them, ensuring they are of the highest quality.To check works against approved drawings
To report non compliances to the management team ensuring they are closed out and reported
To support the engineers in performing specialist QA QC techniques on CIVIL/Architectural/Structural installations and processes
To log all inspections and findings, preparing a daily report for the Project Manager
To report deviations from approved plans and specifications
To maintain the QA QC paperwork – test papers, files, reports and certificates

To conduct testing within the required specification or ITP
Where possible identifying defect trends and implementing plans for rectification
To attend and participate in QA QC meetings Required Skills
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of report writing
Good problem solving ability ? Utilize conflict management and negotiation skills Core


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Title Civil Design Engineer
Categories Building, Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary Negotiable
End Date Howarth
Location Johannesburg
Job Information
  • Design Engineer with Civil Design software experience. He/She must be very familiar and competent with the Civil Design software. Around 3 – 5 years’ experience in designing civil infrastructure eg. roads, stormwater, water and sewer.
  • A seasoned Project Manager with Pr CPM registration
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Title Project Manager
Categories Building, Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary $7500
Location Somalia
Job Information

Job Purpose
The Project Manager Civil Engineer will be responsible for technical engineering, engineering design and review, standards, survey work, inspections and other engineering software applications under the supervision of Head of Engineering maintaining standard industry design principles.

To be agreed with Line Manager Main Job Accountabilities & Expectations

Perform construction administration services for various MEP projects including reviewing shop drawings, construction schedules, pay requests, attending project meetings, preparing / negotiating change orders, confirming permit compliance, reviewing acceptance testing reports, and coordinating project close-out.

Manage design budgets and schedules to insure that projects are completed on time and within the estimated scope and fee.

Plan, organize and direct activities concerned with the construction & maintenance of structures, facilities and systems.

Resource allocation.
Research and advise on the best engineering solution to meet with client’s needs and budget
Produce detailed designs and documentation for the construction and implementation of civil engineering projects.
Supervises, trains, and evaluates Civil Engineers; assists in hiring and evaluating employees.
Prepare engineering calculations required for the design of projects and supervise the drafting.
Provides design data for surveying, and engineering applications using Auto CAD; Pavement Management; word processing; spread sheet and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); uses appropriate computer hardware; responsible for the data input and surveys, engineering drawing.
Provides technical assistance and consults with other departments regarding engineering
Functions, site development, drainage, and all other MEP functions.
Coordinate and direct research development and testing of materials, processes or systems related to civil engineering works
Supervise the testing and commissioning of completed works.
Analyse and interpret reports on loading, labour, productivity, quality, materials and performance.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish & maintain effective partnerships and working relationships with people in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity & respect of diversity.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English for reports and all other correspondence.
Auto CAD experience required. ? Knowledge of water and sewer utility design, construction and regulatory guidelines and requirements. ? Superior understanding of sewer collection and water distribution system design, pressure pipe design, pump station design, and hydraulic modelling. ? Strong Analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to read blueprints, floor plans and design data.
Ability to read and interpret Industry standard regulations.
Budgeting/Cost Control. Core Competencies
Delivering Business Results
Able to work independently on the projects
Good attention to budgets & costs
Team Working
Planning and Control
Making Good Decisions
Attention to Detail
Levels of Competencies
Level 1 Excellent
Level 2 Good
Level 3 Satisfactory
Level 4 Unsatisfactory Job Specification Preferred Qualification & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering is required.
Engineer with at least 10 years work experience with extensive MEP experience.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
Experience with AutoCAD, Water/Sewer CAD, and hydraulic modeling.
Experience with projects above $ 2 million.
Experience with supervision of 100 plus staff.
Experience in Africa is a must.

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Title Planner
Categories Building
Salary R750 000 per annum
Location Durban
Job Information

Permanent Position
Preferred Tertiary eduction, eg. National Diploma Civil
10 years experience in the Building industry on large building projects
3 years experience as a Planner/Programmer on large building projects
Job Description:
Tender department:
Attendance of compulsory site inspections followed by report back.
Develop a tender program with the issued drawings and BOQ.
Planning programs used are MS Projects, CCS and have some knowledge of Asta Power Projects.
Make recommendations on cranage, plant and personnel required to complete works timeously
Produce method statement for tender returnables.
Operational Department:
Agree contract program and methodology with PM.
Produce the Information Required Schedule
Update and tracking of contract program – producing revisions as and when required.
Report on current program status.

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Title Workshop Administration Manager
Categories Transport
Salary US$5 000 per month + extras
Location Beira, Mozambique
Job Information

Permanent Position
Degree in Mechanical Engineer or other Technical Mechanic background
Minimum of 7 years experience preferably in Transports, managing a medium/large workshop
Good understanding of the business and business needs
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel)
Age 35-50
Full command of the English language, both written and spoken
Willingness to work nights and weekends as per workload
Job Description:
Provide efficient and effective day to day management of workshop, stores and procurement;
Design and implement state of the art workshop, stores and procurement systems and processes in conjunction with the Group CTO and other stakeholders to:
Provide detailed analysis of all CPK/CPH data, seeking cost saving solutions.
Monitor and access breakdowns to seek solutions to reduce the number.
Identify cost saving opportunities and reduce costs within the workshop, stores and procurement processes;
Control fuel consumption on trucks based on E-check Assistant reports;
Set process standards and measures in the form of scorecards to monitor all aspects of costs and workshop performance, related to trucks, trailers, plant and equipment and all company vehicles, including where necessary CPK and CPK reporting.
Assist and advise management on disposal of assets whether selling, scrapping and/or write off;
Develop policies and procedures, compliant with HSES regulations, for all work processes in the workshop and stores, including anti-theft measures, housekeeping, security of assets (tools, spare parts, diesel, etc);
Ensure all FMS (Fleet Management System) stores procedures are followed and ensure that job orders are always kept up to date;
Ensure that procedures provide for optimum housekeeping practice to keep assets in original condition, in place, and easily accessed through proper storage techniques and shelving;
Manage unscheduled downtime of fleet units to 30 minutes by ensuring processes pro-actively support the provision of all services (Stores, spares availability, tools, etc) to get trucks out within the shortest possible time without prejudice to quality work;
Ensure workshop provides detailed information to procurement about spares needs, in order to ensure that all spares purchased meet manufacturers and company specifications and in time;
Ensure the maintenance, servicing and roadworthiness of all vehicles are attended to on time and within agreed performance indicators and where they are not, take corrective measures.
Manage systems to maintain and manage all data and records of the fleet in FMS that identify vehicle movement between fleets and consistency of FMS record of such movements.
Monitor assignment of work areas by workshop management and that they ensure the timely completion of tasks with the tools and repair equipment at their disposal;
Drive adherence to all standard operating procedures (SOP) provided by the manufacturer of the machine/vehicle or its agent, through the assistant managers and supervisors at each BU.
Establish and maintain a strong and professional working relationship and an open communication channel with operations and legal departments, to assist, amongst others, on accident evaluations, quotations, and all driver and/or workshop deductions relating to misuse or damage of equipment;
Work together with operations department on drivers role in reducing number of accidents and maintenance costs;
Ensure that all workshop and stores accidents are reported and investigated in terms of the regulations and liaise with the legal team;
Promote a culture of responsibility for work areas through attention to housekeeping, professionalism and cleanliness;
Manage, supervise, support and develop Workshop, Stores and Procurement team at the BU’s, ensuring a high level of motivation, discipline and morale;
Manage the hiring of new staff policy, their training and induction;
Monitor work attendance and manage irregular situations through HR and/or Legal departments, in order to take corrective actions and/or Disciplinary processes.
Manage the breakdown process in terms of assignation and attendance through the management and supervisory team;
Perform other tasks as may be required by the CEO and/or his Deputy.
Excellent analytical skills;
Good judgment and strong profit orientation;
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Decision making skills;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach;
Show interest in developing direct reports;
Ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports;
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role;

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