Civil Engineer
As one of the world’s largest independent engineering and project management consultancies, Royal HaskoningDHV Southern Africa has always strived to create solutions that contribute to a better society and improve people’s lives. When you’ve been in business for as long as we have (nearly 140 years), there’s no shortage of stories to tell – specifically around how we use digital technologies to prevent flooding, eliminate rush-hour traffic, and better manage crowds in a crisis.

Main Responsibilities:
Actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects of projects in order to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to specification
Conceptualize, design development, detail design, contract documentation, specifications and drawings
Successfully manage small to large projects
Technical report writing and review
Compilation of professional services bids
Liaison with other disciplines such as geotechnical, environmental, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers
Project management and financial control
Business Development
Deliverables may vary based on assignment or project and are not limited to those listed

 Minimum qualifications, skills and experience:
BEng, BSc or BTech (Civil) Engineering
Registered with ECSA as Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) / Professional Technologist (Pr Tech Eng)
Min 10 years’ post qualification related technical experience in civil/chemical engineering of which at least 8 years must be in Treatment plant design (Potable water, municipal wastewater)
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in incorporating mechanical and electrical equipment associated with water and wastewater treatment plants
Lead engineer experience on projects incorporating Process, Civil, Hydraulic, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Control Instrumentation essential, including pump stations
Project and contract management experience of multi-disciplinary industrial/ mining process -, potable - and municipal wastewater treatment plant projects are essential (FIDIC a requirement)
Previous project or contracting experience acting as EPC Design Lead would be advantageous
Good verbal and written communication skills are essential
Proven ability to both lead and work as part of a team
Diligent and able to work under consistent pressure to meet deadlines
Accuracy and attention to detail
Good problem-solving skills and application of engineering judgement
Presentable with a professional attitude
Client focused (both internal and external clients)
Good financial acumen in project planning, control and execution
High level of general computer skills

Behavioural competencies:
Excellent technical writing skills, with good communication and time management skills.
Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of statutory procedures and technical standards.
Ability to work independently, but also to function well in a team environment.
Good communication and inter-personal skills required to build and maintain client relations.
Ability to integrate and cooperate with other engineering and non-engineering disciplines


  • Umhlanga
  • Engineers Specialists
  • Civil Engineering
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