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NAKO LBE, a well-established consulting engineering company, has a vacancy for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer.
Previous working experience in the engineering development, design and construction of a range of projects in industrial plants (Oil & Gas, Chemical, Mining, and Power Generation Plants) will be an advantage.
The main function will be to lead the engineering effort and participate in civil and structural engineering aspects of several small capital expansion and operation support projects simultaneously. The role is central to ensuring the safe, timely, and well-resourced completion of numerous projects in many areas of application.
The engineer will be responsible for liaison with clients, planning, management, and design development.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Defining and understanding specific project scope and deliverables and managing the submission of competitive proposals.
  • Functioning as part of a project team, liaising with other professional team members, other engineering disciplines, and contractors.
  • Planning and management of the engineering aspects of projects in terms of scope, time, costs, and quality.
  • Understand contract administration documentation based on NEC3 / NEC4.
  • Detailed structural analysis and design for both reinforced concrete and structural steel-type structures.
  • Review, update, and modification of drawings.
  • Technical support during construction.

Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years experience in engineering and design of concrete and steel structures.
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas environment will be an advantage.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of software like Autodesk Robot, Prokon, and Audodesk Revit.

Design experience

  • Must have experience in the design of reinforced concrete and structural steel structures.
  • Experience in leading structural design projects, including resource planning and design time frame estimates will be an advantage.

Personal attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and understand the importance of delivery and client satisfaction
  • Strong analytical, literacy, and numerical skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • The ability to work independently, as well as part of a team


  • BSc / BEng / BTech Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer / Technologist

NAKO LBE is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to the Employment Equity Act. The most suitable applicants will receive consideration for employment. Applications are open for South African citizens only.

If you meet the requirements, please forward your detailed CV and copies of your qualification/s to: