Junior Civil Engineer

SRK Consulting

Johannesburg, South Africa 🇿🇦

Recruiter: SRK Consulting South Africa

Job Ref: JHB000087/KS

Date posted: Monday, November 21, 2022

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa


Introduction:A vacancy for a Junior Civil Engineer has become available in the Johannesburg Office.  Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates. 
The candidate will be part of the WATER CIVIL SBU and will be administratively reporting to the SBU Partner.



The position requires a suitably qualified Civil Engineer, with 3-5 years’ post graduate experience, to work on a range of Civil and water engineering related projects.

Experience and Skills

The candidate must have a Civil Engineering Degree (B.Eng. or B.Tech.) with an interest in water engineering.
Interest / Experience in the following preferable:

  • Possess good writing and communication skills,
  • Be proficient at following software: MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint,
  • Strong working knowledge of HecRas, Prokon, AutoCad / Civil Designer or any other design software,
  • Project experience in most of the following fields of, but not limited to:
  • Hydrology,
  • Stormwater Management,
  • Hydraulics,
  • Bulk Earthworks,
  • Small Concrete Structures, and
  • Environmental Sustainability awareness.
  • Professional registration not required, but currently compiling submission essential.

Roles and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in:

  • Design calculations under supervision,
  • Engineering designs and modelling,
  • Data preparation and manipulation,
  • Site visits and field work as required on projects and travel within, and possibly outside of South Africa,
  • Construction supervision work,
  • Project management including client liaison, design, report writing, quality control, budgets, invoicing and mentoring of junior staff,
  • Some administrative tasks, ISO9001 compliance,
  • Assisting with compilation of proposals and tenders,
  • This position involves working in multi-disciplinary teams on a range of projects both nationally and overseas across borders, and
  • Ongoing attention to individual and team development and growth to remain at the forefront of technology will be a key requirement and success factor.