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Updated 07 April 2021


Section: Structural Pietermaritzburg

Position: Structural Engineer/Technologist

Start date: ASAP

Closing Date Tuesday, 16th April 2021


Position Outline:

Kantey & Templer Pietermaritzburg office are in the process of reviewing candidates to fill a Structural Engineer/Technologist role.

The candidate should be a Pietermaritzburg resident with contactable references.



  • Experience: 3-5 years
  • Civil Engineering degree or a Structural Technologist


Key performance areas:

Structural Engineer/Technologist to carry out Structural Inspections

Interact with client and prepare quotations for Structural Inspections.

  • Visual Inspection of structures:
  • Condition of masonry, structural steel, concrete and timber incl. crane gantries, building structural elements and support structures.
  • To identify:
  • Signs of loose, displaced or fallen material including inadequate design and mechanical damage.
  • Corrosion
  • Structural cracks
  • Ground movement/Settlements


  • Signs of misuse or significant changes in the nature of the asset/components.
  • Take pictures of defects and record them
  • Assess if the main structural elements are sound
  • Unpack all information obtained from site, compile structural reports and provide advice as to the cause of the defect and make recommendations of remedial work if required.
  • Print the report for review and approval by Pr. Structural Engineer.
  • Submit the report to the Clients representative.
  • Manage the repair construction works on site including meetings and monthly claims
  • Be comfortable working at heights and on cranes and factory roofs
  • Be comfortable working in confined spaces
  • Be comfortable working in dirty factory environments
  • Be comfortable working in factory environments with potential hazards such as chemicals, fumes and noise etc.


Personality Profile

  • Strong team ethic
  • Work under pressure
  • Work independently
  • Polite and professional demeanour


This position’s salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.
Submit CV’s for this post to Kevin Hohls at email address  with full school and academic records attached quoting ref – “KTPMB Structural Engineer/Technologist.”


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