South Africa

Senior Bridge/Structural Technologist

Company GIBB Engineering & Architecture
Reference # #HR2
Published 25/05/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GIBB’s Roads and Highways Services Delivery Unit 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.

This Delivery Unit is looking for a talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Senior Bridge/Structural Technologist. We welcome your application if you meet the requirements, listed below, for this position.
Job Functions Design
Industries Consulting Services,Engineering
Core Purpose of the Job:

With technology evolving more and more into 3D modelling, the need for producing 3D models for our clients has become a must. It is expected from the Senior Bridge Technologist to produce 3D Bridge models of proposed Bridge Concepts into a presentable format to our clients.

The Senior Bridge Technologist main role is to produce and support to fellow team members in producing all construction drawings (Concrete and Rebar Drawings) from the 3D modelled drawings for bridges and conventional 2D AutoCAD culverts drawings.

The Senior Technologist must have a good understanding in building information modelling (BIM) and the use thereoff to assit in the production of technical drawings and improve overall efficiency within the Bridge Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for/should possess the following:

Produce 3D models for client presentation.
Produce technical drawings using AutoCAD and or Revit for bridge and culvert related structures.
Producing of Structural Steel and Reinforcement drawings.
Train/mentor of fellow team members to ensure all drawings meets the highest standards:
- Assist in the preparation of Bill of Quantities.
- Assist in the preparation of Bridge Reports
- Issue and Maintain register of issued drawings
- Ability to plan and execute work independently with the focus on achieving deadlines.

On occasion the Senior Bridge Technologist will be required to:
- Assist Technical Lead/Senior Bridge Engineer with site meetings and or queries
- Producing 3D models for Senior Bridge Engineer.

Inspection of Bridges and culverts in accordance with the Degree, Extent and Relevance (DER) Bridge Management Systems

Job Requirements:

Bachelor of Technology (Structures)
Professionally Registered as a Technologist with ECSA

Min 10 years experience in bridges, culverts or similar related reinforced concrete and structural CAD detailing
Understanding of SANRAL's Code of Procedure
Proficient in reading, interpreting & understanding of Road Geometric drawings, information and other data required as input for producing of Bridge and culvert drawings.
Understanding of applicable SANS codes of practice for concrete works, steel reinforcement for concrete, and structural steel detailing.
Must be Proficiency in Revit and AutoCad with Cads-RC and Addobar beneficial.

Person Requirements

Core Competencies:
Expertise/Technically Astute: Structured output based and related to the KPI's.
Planning and Organising / Work Management
Self-Motivated & able to inspire others
Team Player
Problem Solving
Achievement Orientated
Self Awareness
Good Communication Skills
Proactive - show initiative
Able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to coach and train
Ability to work well under pressure
Good listening skills

Job Closing Date 30/06/2021
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