Sebetsa Staffing Solutions - Principal Engineer

Johannesburg 8 months ago Permanent Market Related


A leading engineering firm is looking for a Principal Engineer to lead and provide technical and project management support on multi-disciplinary water and wastewater treatment projects.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Must have a BSC/BEng Degree in Engineering
  • Must have at least 7 or more years in water & wastewater treatment.
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA.
  • Previous experience should include projects incorporating Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Control Instrumentation essential


Duties include

  • As a Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a team or multidisciplinary engineers servicing a variety of large and small projects.
  • Provide technical and project management support on multi-disciplinary water and wastewater treatment projects
  • Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Manage all financial aspects of the project and budget management on a project
  • Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
  • Prepare and/or review project procedures, standard specifications and design criteria.
  • Deliverables may vary based on assignment or project and are not limited to those listed


Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated efficient project management/technical leadership of assigned tasks on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Understanding of client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, and producing high quality deliverables.
  • Strong knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Advanced understanding of water and wastewater treatment engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.
  • Must be capable of solving Water & Wastewater Treatment problem by understanding all applicable disciplines and must be able to integrate design inputs