Western Cape Government – CONSTRUCTION FIELD VACANCIES – Chief Engineer

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government is hereby inviting qualified persons to apply for a specialized position in the Engineering field and related to manage all aspects of the sub-programme. For management and implementation of capital projects for a defined client set in line with the Western Cape Government values. This position is based in the construction field and is based in Cape Town.

Practice: Western Cape Provincial Government
Contact Person: Ms. R. Kok
Phone Number: 021-483 3056
Email Address: rene.kok@westerncape.gov.za
Location: Cape Town
Expiry Date: 22 May 2017

Minimum Requirements:

Chief Engineer: A relevant Engineering degree (B Eng/ BSC (Eng) or relevant qualification in the Built Environment; · A minimum of 6 years post qualification experience required as a registered professional Engineer; · Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer; · A valid driver’s licence.


The person appointed will be responsible for the following tasks within the area of accountability:

Experience of contract documentation and administration, Act/regulations of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS- Act), National Building Regulations, SANS and all relevant built environment legislation; · Experience in project management, formulation of policies in a multi-disciplinary professional environment.

Key Performance Areas:

Programme Management and Reporting; · Financial Management; ·People Management; · Legal compliance; · Professional Development.


Knowledge of financial management; · Knowledge of programme/project management, research and planning procedures; · Leadership,  communication, organising and team work; · Good communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape Province; · Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; ·   Conflict management; · Able to work in a team.


As prescribed by the Occupational Specific Dispensation. Enquiries in this regard can be directed to Ms. D. Reid at (021) 483 2824. Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical  assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts  or  collective agreements.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency  tests.  Please  regard  your  application  as unsuccessful if you do not get a response within 3 months after the closing date.

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