Careers: Hollowcore Manager /Civil Engineer

Hollowcore Manager /Civil Engineer

We are manufacturers of hollowcare slabs and pre-cast structural elements and is seeking a Civil/Structural Engineer registered as PrEng to grow with the team. Your role will be to manage, design and oversee the manufacture and installation of hollowcore slabs and other pre-cast structural elements.

Requirements:

  • Manage 3 Department managers with a staff complement of about 130 staff members, which includes a draughting office, factory, and installation department.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Reputable technical skills
  • Fluent in English/Afrikaans
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Quotation and Costing of projects
  • Sound problem-solving ability
  • Conduct site meetings and liaise with clients
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Must have experience in Prokon and AutoCAD

Job Description:

  • Manage budgets and plans
  • Oversee quoting procedure
  • Manage planning & scheduling of installations
  • Liaise with customers when necessary
  • Ensure on time delivery
  • Ensure correct procedures are followed and systems implemented
  • Manage employees and enhance morale
  • Coordinate and lead the members of the team in performing the activities necessary in the execution of the planning and production schedule, in an optimal and timely manner
  • Support problem-solving, leading to resolution and decision making
  • Lead daily and weekly meetings
  • Ensure discipline and take action as necessary, as per procedures
  • Manage human resource availability, deployment and leave-taking
  • Coach & assist team members in the correct execution of their work activities
  • Lead the development of the team goals, and performance targets, with due reference to plans and budgets
  • Ensure client satisfaction

We are a dynamic vibrant company supplying the building industry. We are situated outside Durbanville. Own transport is a requirement. If you don’t have the above, don’t send your CV please!

In return you will get a market related salary; become member of a provident fund; annual close down in December during builders holiday. Working hours are from 7:00 to 17:30, but only until 15:00 on a Friday.

With your work ethic and sober habits you will fit our team.  If you think you fit this profile, please send me your CV to careers@portland.co.za. and salary expectations. Only candidates who meet the requirements will be considered. Should you not hear back from our offices within 5 working days please do accept that your application was unsuccessful.

HOW TO GET IN TOUCH

CONTACT US

Phone:

(t) +27 (0)21 972 1111
(f) +27 (0)86 604 8016

Address:

Portland Quarry,
Vissershok Road,
Durbanville,
7550

Post:

PO Box 605,
Durbanville,
7551

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