Designer/ Modeller

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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 11, 2021
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time



WSP operates in a discipline model where project teams are located in dispersed locations and collaborate virtually to deliver project designs. The Designer performs a variety of design activities including preparing drawings for projects, establishing guidelines and procedures and managing workload distribution within the Design team. The incumbent must be familiar with the collaborative Autodesk Suite or Bentley Suite of design software tools. Proven competence in modelling Highways and Civil Engineering Designs of road networks, site earthworks, drainage, geometrics clash detection and be able to develop and interpret detail design work under the guidance of the professional engineer or professional technologist.



Able to perform designs using either of the following collaborative software tools;
Bentley Suite - Microstation, OpenRoads, Open Flows, ProjectWise or AutoCad Suite - Civil 3D, AutoCAD, iDAS
InfraWorks, Navisworks, BIM 360Develop and interpret Highways and Civil Engineering modelling and designs

•Site earthworks, stormwater drainage, geometrics clash detection and modelling for highways, road networks, infrastructure services
•Utilities modelling (sewer, water, stormwater) – Bulk services and site services
•Major and minor road corridor modelling, including intersections, roundabouts and interchanges

Engineering report writing:

•Geometric design reports
•Services Reports (sewer & water, stormwater & roads)
•Storm water Management Plans
•Obtain authority approvals for design proposals


•Role model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around you
•Contributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero Harm
•Embracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times


Adhere to the highest standards of ethical behaviour aligned with the company policies


•BSc Civil Eng, BEng or B Tech in Civil Engineering.
•Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in modelling and design of highways, roads and civil services infrastructure
•Highly competent with civil engineering design using either AutoDesk Suite or Bentley related software
•EE candidate preferred.


•Self-training ability, with an affinity to learn new design technologies
•Taking ownership and being proactive in the working environment
•Possess initiative and good interpersonal skills
•Must be a collaborative team player
•Resilient under pressure to work independently from dispersed location whilst operating as a team
•Be able to deliver on challenging projects that have tight timelines.
•Accuracy – Attention to detail and correctness of drawings
•Committed to delivering excellent levels of service
•Good communicator

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