BERGSTAN AFRICA: VACANCY

SENIOR ROADS and/or RAILWAY ENGINEER

Senior Roads and/or Railway Engineer – Reporting to the Roads & Infrastructure Division Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of conceptual and detail design, construction and contract management of engineering projects in Botswana and other countries in Africa. Key tasks include proposal preparation, production of geometric road design, drainage design and preparation of schedules of quantities, site project management and co-ordination with team members.

The successful candidate will have had experience with the design and construction of urban and rural roads (national roads design experience is preferable) and/or railway infrastructure development.

The successful candidate will interface with clients, submit relevant reports, keep updated with latest engineering software, be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D and maintain all quality and ISO standards. The role will involve some regional travel.

We require a hands-on person with strong leadership skills who is able to confidently and appropriately assert him/herself, make prudent decisions and effectively solve problems. The role requires a Professional Engineer, registered with the ERB Botswana, with at least 12 years post-qualifying experience, including minimum of 2 years site supervision experience. The proven ability to resolve conflict and deliver to deadlines is essential.

Applications should be submitted to the address below and must include a detailed CV, contact numbers and references.

The HR Manager, Mokolwane House, Plot 67978, Fairgrounds Office Park, Private Bag 00234, Gaborone, Botswana
Email: hresources@bergstan.co.bw

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Senior Structural Engineer – This opportunity will be of interest to an ERB Registered and Practicing, Senior Structural Engineer with a minimum of 12 years relevant post-graduate experience. Reporting to the Structural Division Head and/or Project Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for all design aspects of structural and civil projects including high rise buildings, liquid retaining structures, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete; steel structures; masonry, timber and other specialist materials. Experience with various structural analysis and design software is essential; with 3D Modelling (REVIT) an advantage.

As a Professional Engineer, you should be a natural problem solver with excellent understanding of structural engineering first principles. Strong leadership skills will be required to manage your own projects from concept to construction and to lead a design and drafting team through all phases of a project. Your comprehensive knowledge of local and international Standards; outstanding communication and organisational skills; as well as an inquisitive, learning-orientated outlook will enable success in this challenging environment.

The successful candidate will be part of a team of structural and civil engineers and technicians working with clients, contractors and architects; and should have a proven ability to resolve conflict and deliver to deadlines. The candidate will be expected to maintain quality and ISO standards and procedures.

Applications should be submitted to the address below and must include a detailed CV, contact numbers and references.

The HR Manager, Mokolwane House, Plot 67978, Fairgrounds Office Park, Private Bag 00234, Gaborone, Botswana
Email: hresources@bergstan.co.bw