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Available vacancy:

Junior Civil Engineer:

  • Mining infrastructure design (roads, earthworks, water management, etc.)
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience
  • Gauteng

Jones & Wagener is seeking to employ a Junior Civil Design Engineer in the Mining Infrastructure Department, based in Gauteng. The Mining Infrastructure Department specialises in, amongst other, the design of roads, haul roads, bulk earthworks, terraces, stormwater management, dams, stream diversions, mine waste (tailings) disposal facilities and mining infrastructure areas.


Preference to candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Relevant experience in the design of mining related infrastructure
  • Experience with Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, takes responsibility and ownership of tasks

 The requirements associated with the position are as follows:

  • BEng / BSc Eng or higher qualification
  • Good fundamental understanding and knowledge of soil mechanics.
  • 3 – 5 years experience
  • Above average academic results
  • Candidate must be proficient in MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

 The main duties associated with the position include the following:

  • Design of mine infrastructure from concept layouts to detail design.
  • Design of bulk earthworks, terraces, roads, etc.
  • Hydrological run-off calculation and water balance modelling.
  • Water management infrastructure design including dams and canals.
  • Mine waste disposal facilities and tailings facilities with all its supporting infrastructure.
  • Analysis and designs utilising various computer software and modelling packages.
  • Compilation of reports, such as design reports and other technical documentation.
  • Compilation of tender documents, including scope of work, specifications, Bills of quantities, etc.
  • Data analysis, processing and interpretation.
  • Site visits and investigation, including geotechnical investigations.

Salary package:
Market related salary including company benefits, dependent on individuals experience and qualifications.