Lead Civil Engineer (Water) Jobs at Assegai Recruitment in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

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Assegai Recruitment company opens jobs for Lead Civil Engineer (Water) positions in the KwaZulu-Natal region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Engineering and Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 5 600 - R 20 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Company:Assegai Recruitment
Position:Lead Civil Engineer (Water)
Region:Durban - KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal
Job Function:Engineering and Information Technology
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 5.600 - ZAR 20.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Staffing and Recruiting

Job Description

Durban based consulting engineering firm is seeking a Senior Design Technologist / Engineer (Water) to join their company.

They are looking for someone with a minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience in water and sanitation municipal projects, water treatment works and waste-water treatment works design.

Projects are based in Mpumalanga Province, Gauteng, Free State, Eastern Cape, Ugu and other Municipalities in KZN.

We are seeking Candidates who would have their base in Durban and be willing to travel to different areas based on their relevant assigned projects.


  • BTech / BSc / BEng. in Civil Engineering
  • Professionally Registered with ECSA
  • 10 + years experience in water and sanitation projects.
  • Proficient in Model Maker, Pipe Maker, AutoCAD, Civil Designer KY Pipe and WADISO
  • Extensive knowledge of construction contracts
  • Understanding of the project management lifecycle


  • Mentorship and leading a team of 10 or more Technologists and Technicians to Professional Registration.
  • Project and Financial Reporting
  • Resourcing, Planning, Organization, and co-ordination of unit activities
  • Monthly Business Unit reporting to Operations Head
  • Develop business plans, feasibility studies, conceptual designs including all documentation
  • Development stage and preparation of all documentation and drawings
  • Attend project co-ordination meetings and liaise with Professional Team,
  • Model designs and preparation of preliminary drawings using Model Maker Suite of software, WADISO, Civil Designer and AutoCad;
  • Ensure required consents and approvals are obtained from the Stakeholders and lead times are managed efficiently;
  • Prepare high level cost estimates for design options and detailed estimates for construction; Outline specifications and incorporate into design and contract documentation;
  • Prepare tender documentation, conduct/oversee clarification meetings, adjudicate submissions and compile adjudication reports; Conduct site monitoring and quality control and follow company quality site assurance documentation.
  • Manage the detail drawing development with technologists and technicians
  • Preparation of close-out reports
  • Assistance in compiling bids and proposal documents
  • Site Assessments and site investigations
  • Compile and manage site records and calculate payment certificates;
  • Chairing of site meetings (including tender briefing, progress meetings

Desired Skills

  • civil engineering
  • water
  • sanitation
  • design

Desired Work Experience

  • More than 10 years

Desired Qualification Level

  • Degree


  • gain experience
  • taught first
  • Get bonus if overtime

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Company Information

Assegai Recruitment

Assegai Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency, offering top-notch staffing solutions for companies across South Africa. Our mission is to provide employers with the personnel they need to succeed, through uncompromised personal service and unparalleled access to a pool of qualified, experienced professionals. With our network of branch offices in major cities throughout South Africa, we strive to satisfy a wide range of staffing requirements, from entry level positions to executive roles.

At Assegai Recruitment, we go to great lengths to make sure that each placement we make is the best possible fit for both the candidate and the employer. We understand the value of talented and highly skilled individuals in the workforce, and so we take extra steps to pre-screen our applicants and match them to the exacting requirements of our clients. We don’t just look at our job seekers’ resumes; we get to know who they are and where they have succeeded so that we can find the right placement for them.

In addition to helping our clients find the right candidates, Assegai Recruitment also provides a comprehensive suite of Employee Benefits and HR services. From basic salary remuneration to HR audits and training programs, our team of highly experienced professionals is prepared to offer top-level solutions to handle all your employee related needs.

At Assegai Recruitment, we take pride in providing the best possible service to our clients. Our team is well-equipped to handle all your recruitment needs, whether your company is large or small. Give us a call today to find out how we can help you find the perfect candidate for your next position.

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