South Africa

Senior Engineer Traffic and Transportation

Company GIBB Engineering & Architecture
Reference # HR2
Published 11/09/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
GIBB’s Transport Services Discipline provides a comprehensive range of services that include traditional consulting services (design, procurement and contract supervision), Public Private Partnership (PPP) solutions and asset management services. This includes high capacity freeways, interchanges and bridges, airport pavements, rural roads (including low volume and haul roads) and municipal infrastructure. The team is supported by transportation and traffic engineers, geotechnical and material engineers and other specialists.

Transport Services Discipline is looking for another talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Senior Traffic and Transport Engineer. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.

The core purpose of this role is to independently lead and provide technical input and direction to project team (s) on traffic and transportation planning projects.
Networking and business development for the Transportation business. Traffic, Roads & Rail.
Contributing to growing the traffic engineering and transportation planning technical capability and capacity in line with the GIBB strategy.

Job Functions Engineering
Industries Consulting Services,Engineering
The successful candidate will be responsible for/should possess the following:

Technical lead, project management, contractual & commercial responsibility for projects in a discipline, region or business unit
Monitoring and controlling technical outputs of junior staff members
Provide clients with technical and commercial advice
Undertake thought leader activities – presenting paper, publish technical documents
Lead and undertake technical reviews
Provide input into proposals for tenders, bids for project pipeline – technical inputs, resources inputs
Independently develop market intelligence and use this to win new proposal and bids
Network with high level clients and independently win new work for the entire Transportation business
Train and mentor junior staff


Professional – Pr Eng/Pr Tech (ECSA)
MSc would be an advantage


8 - 12 years after qualification & Pr in the transportation field
Must have managed budgets, projects & people
Modeling evaluation experience
Competence in carrying out:
Public Transport studies
Integrated Transport studies
Concept route alignment for major roads
Traffic advisory services
Passenger demand and forecasting

Person Requirements - Core Competencies:

Writing & Reporting
Applying expertise & technology
Learning & researching
Creating & innovating
Hard working & self-starter, achieving personal work goals and objectives
Adapting & responding to change
Coping with pressures & setbacks

Working with people
Deciding & initiating action
Leading & supervising
Planning & organizing
Monitoring & Control

Client facing:
Relating & networking
Persuading & influencing
Presenting & communicating information
Entrepreneurial & commercial thinking
Formulating strategizing & concepts
Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

Additional Competencies (not core):
Leaping tall buildings with a single bound

Job Closing Date 31/10/2019
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