Lead Pavement and Materials Engineer- PrENG

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399466SM
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Consulting - Civil, Geotech, Structural
Employer Description

Well established Engineering consulting firm with projects and offices in all provinces of South Africa.

Job Description

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Pavement & Materials Engineer who will be tasked with the following:

  • Provide specialist inputs, as well as to be the technical team leader.
  • Responsible for the growth of the relevant technical capacity within the company.
  • Ensure that project start-up processes are followed and the project scoping is clear and approved.
  • Do visual road pavement assessments and analyses of destructive and non-destructive pavement investigation data.
  • Do traffic loading determination for pavement and rehabilitation design.
  • Selection and design of hot-mix asphalt surfacing.
  • Design of surfacing seals for rural and urban roads.
  • Bituminous pavement rehabilitation design.
  • Structural design of flexible and rigid pavements for urban, interurban and rural roads.
  • Facilitate and assist with the tender and adjudication process leading up to contractor appointment and site hand over.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the design, procurement and construction of assigned projects.
  • Develop initiatives to improve the cost effectiveness and efficiency of project execution.


B.Eng or B.Sc Eng degree. A relevant MEng or PhD would be advantageous. Professional Registration with ECSA as Pr Eng.


  • Thorough knowledge of pavement materials, concrete and surfacing aggregate.
  • A working knowledge of the various construction framework contracts.
  • Experience in rehabilitation contracts.
  • Experience in pavement design on National, Provincial and Residential roads (including the usage of appropriate software packages).
  • Experience in Road Authority design methods and procedures.
  • Experience in Road Asset Management Systems, Economic analysis using HDM-4 as well as Airport pavement design will be advantageous.
  • A strong technical background with a minimum of 15 years engineering experience which include a minimum of 10 years post registration experience.

Salary / Package

R1 200 000


Medical Aid Pension fund Travel Allowance