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Job Description

  At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.Job Tittle: Graduate/Assistant Engineer - Structures (ANA Water Projects)
Qualification & Experience:

  • Post-Graduation in Structural Engineering will be added advantage.
  • 1-5 years relevant experience in design of water supply, sewerage & storm water drainage systems.
  • Registered or accredited professional.

Principal Duties & Key Responsibilities.

  • As GEC Project Lead, Managing selected projects (or components of projects) for Water Civils team.
  • Managing the production and verification of analysis and design, including drawings and reports, relating to projects.
  • Taking responsibility for technical resource allocation, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/ modifications.
  • Proactively engaging with various Arcadis Regional offices/ teams regarding safe design requirements, and flag risks at appropriate levels. Resolving issues and create strong relationships with project colleagues in the regions, evidenced through great feedback.
  • Developing technical methodologies which add value to the scope from other Arcadis Regions, and guiding junior colleagues to do the same
  • Reviewing work and drive the culture of checking and accountability in the team, including interdisciplinary checks
  • Liaising and assisting the project manager to ensure commercial aspects relating to the design team can achieve a successful result. Developing plans and budgets for medium-size and / or complex tasks and monitor progress against these.
  • Identifying opportunities and driving implementation of re-engineering strategies to maximize the value of design input.
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design.
  • Providing technical advice to project team members.
  • Handle multiple management responsibilities, overseeing the work and / or development of multiple colleagues working on complex projects in a single discipline.
  • Design Health & Safety management for the project works.

Required Competencies.

  • Application of Standards and managing resources.
  • Knowledge of relevant International Standards is preferable.
  • Excellent Communication Skills, both written and verbal
  • Work experience in North America will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, with good influencing, motivating and delegation skills.
  • Strong command of BIM / digital / data analytics software as applicable.
  • Demonstrated delivery acumen. Experience in civil design, specifications, drawings and BIM models for large scale projects related to,
    1. Water and wastewater conveyance systems,
    2. Pumping stations and other related structures,
    3. Site Civil drawings
    4. Intakes and outfalls,
    5. Treatment plants,
    6. Drainage systems,
    7. Flood protection facilities,
    8. Hydraulic design related to above.
  • Experience of delivering designs and reports at all stages from concept through to final project and construction delivery.

 Why Become an Arcadian?Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & BelongingWe want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. At Arcadis, you will have the opportunity to build the career that is right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it is why we will take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.Transform Your World