Career Opportunities at MiTek South Africa
MiTek is the World’s leading supplier of connector plates, machinery, software and services to the Roof truss industry. As our markets and customer base are ever expanding and we develop new software systems for our customers we occasionally require additional staff.
MiTek South Africa is now "Out-Sourcing" their recruitment to an company called P-Net.

Position title

Engineer - Gauteng

Position Description

The world’s leading prefabricated roof truss system supplier has a vacancy for an Engineer at their office in Midrand.

The Engineer will be responsible for timber and steel designs, working drawings, site inspections, remedials, checking and certification of structures.

This is a very specialized position and suitable experience is a prerequisite for this position.

Job grade


Name of Direct Manager/Supervisor

Jewel Kreutzfeldt

Job title of Direct Manager/Supervisor

National Engineering Manager

Key responsibilities

1.      Ensure compliance with sound engineering principles

2.      Conduct structural investigations

3.      Ensure application of latest technology

4.      Develop and assess new and existing products

5.      Generate designs according to specifications

6.      Generate working drawings according to specifications

7.      Ensure designs/working drawings are checked according to specifications and that any remedials are completed

8.      Identify and satisfy customer expectations

9.      Conduct and oversee visual site inspections

10.  Provide quotations

Unique Factors (e.g. frequent travel, shifts, etc.)

The applicant must hold a valid driver’s license and own a car.

Relevant Qualification & Experience required

B Tech Civil Engineering plus 4-5 years design experience.

N6 or S4 in Building and Civil Engineering with specialization in structures

BSc Eng. (Civil or Structural or Mechanical)         

5 years’ minimum experience in the Design of Prefabricated Roof Trusses

Professional registration with ECSA or having fulfilled the requirements for professional registration

Knowledge or competency in the MiTek Design Programs would be an advantage

Top Functional/Technical Competencies required

Health & Safety in construction industry

Technical knowledge - Truss industry

Applicable SANS Codes

Computer literacy (Computer skills – competent user of  user of Microsoft Office)

Applicable design and drawing packages (Caddie, PrimeCad or AutoCad)

Engineering fee structure

Top Personal/Leadership Competencies required

Time management

Project management

Communication skills

Decision making and problem solving

Basic administration skills

Customer relations

People management

Top Professional/Organizational Competencies required

Good communication and customer relationship skills are essential – fluent in English and Afrikaans

Ability to plan and prioritize, decision making skills and organizational skills

Enthusiasm, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure, and to work overtime if required