Civil and Structural Engineer

My client, one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count and is the only towerco solely focused on the emerging markets is looking for a Civil and Structural Engineer on a permanent basis.


  • Liaison with designers to ensure designs are efficient and safe to build
  • To hold the responsibility of making ensuring all standard checks for designs for site audit, BTS sites, Upgrade sites have passed and are in line with necessary specification and standards 
  • Liaise with procurement department for the selection of vendors. Analyse existing structures (poles, truss towers, guyed towers, etc.) for lateral and vertical loads and determine overall capacity of a given structure
  • Produce drawings (CAD) regarding the installation, construction, or modifications to telecommunication structures 
  • Approval of detailed construction methodologies produced by the project teams
  • Approval of inspection and test plans produced by the project teams
  • Review and approval of structural calculations and reports
  • Review submissions for quality and sufficiency
  • Carry out progress reporting, including the identification of relevant issues, risks and opportunities; this includes input to the project integrated plan
  • Provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Manager, Engineering Projects on all matters pertaining to the unit’s work activities.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager, Engineering Projects



  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or related discipline  
  • Professional project management certifications such as PMP and PRINCE2 would be advantageous 


  • 5+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry
  • Extensive project management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of safety and environmental standards


Job Reference
PM Nov 08
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Job Location
South Africa

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