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Project Engineer - South Africa

Posted 14 days ago by Ale Heavy Lift
Location Airport Industria Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable Sector Engineering

ALE is the abbreviation for “Abnormal Load Engineering”

Our engineers are at the heart of our business and are critical to our continued success. 

As an Engineer in ALE SA you will be tasked to create engineering work that is innovative, high quality, accurate, clear, thorough, cost effective and safe for our stakeholders. We undertake to deliver these solutions timeously & to the stakeholder’s satisfaction, ensuring effective operational implementation. Whilst meeting our stringent commitments to health and safety, quality and impact on the environment. 

If you’re looking for a role that provides constant challenge and variety, then look no further.

Main responsibilities

Engineering solutions for clients’ / stakeholder’s heavy transport and installation needs, both on site and in the office.

  • Attend kick off meetings with Commercial and Operational teams to establish the client’s / stakeholder’s exact requirements.
  • Ensure the engineering documents comply with company procedures, legislative guidance and good practice.
  • Attend site visits to measure and record specific information, including the route details, and to ensure that this information is incorporated into the RAMS.
  • Co-ordinate with the internal departments to ensure activities are compliant with ALE’s agreed scope
  • Provide technical support to the ALE site supervisor and respond to issues on site in a professional and timely manner.

Audit site RAMS for compliance by the operational team and provide feedback to Engineering & Operations Department.

  • Create & Review Engineering Drawings and Calculations
  • Create & Review Risk Assessments
  • Create & Review Method Statements
  • Create & Review Equipment / Personnel lists
  • Create & Review Project files
  • Create & Review Route Surveys
  • Report writing

Complete daily admin tasks accurately:​

  • (DWTS) Daily Work Tracking Sheets
  • Timesheets
  • Engineering Document Register
  • Master Document Register
  • Conduct HSQE audits
  • Capture HSQE observations
Ideal candidate

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE - ESSENTIAL

Degree or Diploma in related engineering discipline
 
QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE – DESIRABLE

Legal Liability Training

Incident Investigation

Risk Assessment Training

First Aid Training

Fire Fighting Training

                             Route Cause Analysis Technique

EXPERIENCE - ESSENTIAL
 
Work placement in engineering or related business.
 
EXPERIENCE - DESIRABLE
 
Relevant experience in a similar industry for a minimum of two years
Travel, with extended periods abroad
 
SKILLS - ESSENTIAL
 
Designs and Engineering drawings using AutoCAD
Report Writing
Intermediate Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook
 
SKILLS – DESIRABLE
 
Advanced Excel
AutoDesk Inventor (3d Modeling)
Clear understanding of the relevant equipment and its use
 
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES - ESSENTIAL
 
High level of self-motivation (Proactive)
Good communicator – written and verbal
Able to work as part of a team 
Able to learn new techniques and procedures
Able to invent and propose new methods of work/modifications to existing systems
Come up with logical solutions to problems
Quality and detail focus
Organized (Accurate document numbering and filing)
Able to work and handle pressure
 
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES - DESIRABLE
 
Able to lead a team
Clear concise communicator – written and verbal
Able to adapt communication style to suit audience (Site operator – Client – Board member)
Effective planner
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS - ESSENTIAL
 
Willing to travel and work within and outside South Africa for extended periods
Current and valid driver’s license
Current and valid passport, no restrictions
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS - DESIRABLE
 
Willing to relocate internationally
International driving license
About the company

ALE is a leading provider of heavy lifting and transportation solutions to a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work with clients both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.  Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.