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JOB TITLE:

Landfill Engineer

LOCATION:

Stanger – KZN

SALARY

R900 000 TCTC

SUMMARY

Our global operational expertise across industrial hazardous and non-hazardous wastes enables us to develop an industry-specific waste management plan and implement the most optimal waste management solution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee daily operations of hazardous and non-hazardous waste acceptance, treatment, and disposal.
  • Monthly reporting on landfill progress, cell development, filling plans, and stormwater management.
  • Collaborate with internal logistics and external transporters for waste disposal planning.
  • Assist in developing, promoting, and implementing waste disposal schemes.
  • Collate statistics, compile reports, handle public inquiries, and address complaints.
  • Investigate and follow up on claims of illegal dumping.
  • Consult with residents, community groups, and organizations on waste management issues.
  • Evaluate data, prepare proposals, and contribute to environmental consulting projects.
  • Provide engineering analyses, and calculations, and conduct monthly site surveys.
  • Organize designs, procure necessary data, and use engineering software for projects.
  • Compile project specifications and complete construction cost estimates.
  • Manage landfill construction projects, overseeing consultants, contractors, and budgets.
  • Track and report capital budgets, coordinate landfill capacity tracking and evaluate sites for compliance.
  • Collaborate with professionals to provide cost-effective engineering solutions for operational and environmental issues.
  • Offer technical expertise to management, participate in acquisitions and divestitures, and provide mentorship to staff.
  • Participate in budget reviews, develop optimization programs, and ensure KPIs are regularly assessed.
  • Schedule material and equipment purchases, and ensure project efficiency within budget and on time.
  • Provide advice and resolve problems, supervise and mentor staff, and liaise with stakeholders.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  • B-Tech/BSC Civil/Rural Engineering qualification
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Earthworks, Waste/Landfill Management
  • Experience in managing plant and equipment specifically “yellow machines”
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD is essential
  • A knowledge of the field of geosynthetics would be an advantage
  • Must be able to communicate in isiZulu g) Good reporting and presentation skills

APPLICATION

Applications can be sent to irene.meya@dav.co.za

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