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Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Chief Eng Technician

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : IFS, Capital Projects, SLJ

Location : Saldanha

Reporting To : Senior Engineer

Grade Level : F

Reference Number : 10154582

Position Purpose :

To manage and supervise maintenance and minor works contracts. Plan and manage civil engineering construction projects. Perform short and long term capital planning and feasibility studies of capital projects.

Position outputs :

1. Provide technical support to the Property, Procurement and Marine departments.

2. Manage and supervise capital projects

3. Manage and supervise minor works projects

4. Manage and supervise maintenance contracts

5. Assist with Asset Revaluation and verification exercise in conjunction with the Finance department.

6. Update Geographical Information System ( GIS)

7. Manage subordinates

8. Manage Drawing Office (Preparation drawings, updating database etc)

9. Assist with compiling and managing of asset maintenance plan

10.Development of technical designs and solutions

Qualifications & Experience :

Qualifications -Civil engineering B Tech Degree or -B Eng Degree Experience -5 years in civil engineering field

Competencies :

Competencies Required:

•Management of multi-disciplinary project team

•Management of medium to mega sized projects Knowledge required:

•Transnet and TNPA business / strategy understanding

•Port planning

•Port operations

•TNPA CAPEX process

•SAP Project management system

•PLP process

•Design and Drawing office practice

•Construction Regulations : OHS Act (Act 85, 1993)

•Environmental management requirements Skills Required:

•Project management skills and competency

•Construction management skills and competency

•Proven experience in leading project teams / group of people

•Proven ability to create and execute action plans on time and within budget


•Analytical / Planning

•Systematic thinking

•Innovative thinking

•Problem solving


•Good communication skills, i.e. written / oral / reporting / facilitation / presentation

•Good interpersonal skills

•Quality and performance orientated

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to BLANCHE.MANUEL@TRANSNET.NET.

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Alternative Application Methods:(Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)

Post :Transnet NPA , Transnet National Ports Authority , Recruitment Office , Saldanha ,

E-mail :TNPARecruitmentSLD@Transnet.net

Fax : 0227035436

The closing date is on 25.02.2016.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Reference :
Contract :
Full time
Job(s) available(s) :
Experience :
Senior 5+
Studies level :
Working place :
Saldanha, South Africa, Africa
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