Engineering Manager

 

 

OFO No: 132104

 

 

 

 

Other names for Engineering Manager:

  • Bankable Feasibility Study Manager
  • Engineering Maintenance Manager
  • Engineering Manager (Mining)

What is an Engineering Manager?

An Engineering Manager is in charge of the design & construction of large engineering or process plants.

What does an Engineering Manager do?

  • liaises with senior people on the construction
  • plans and co-ordinates the control of construction
  • works out time frames
  • oversees quotations
  • manages budgets
  • monitors production outputs and quality control
  • writes reports

Are you . . . ?

  • interested in engineering and construction?
  • a team player?
  • detail orientated?
  • a person who can see the ‘big picture’?
  • focused?
  • a problem solver?
  • a motivator?
  • interested in quality control?

How do I become an Engineering Manager?

PATH 1

  • Complete a degree in an Engineering field.
  • Collect relevant workplace experience to improve your problem solving skill set.

PATH 2

  • Complete a degree in Business Management, Commerce, or a post-graduate degree in Engineering
  • Collect relevant workplace experience to improve your problem solving skill set.

PATH 3

  • Complete a Bachelor of Technology degree (from a university of technology) or Bachelor of Science, Commerce or Engineering.
  • Complete a Post-graduate diploma in Engineering Management from University of Cape Town
  • Collect relevant workplace experience to improve your problem solving skill set.

PATH 4

A relevant qualification (see list above)

Complete Honours in Engineering Management from:

  • Durban University of Technology
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Vaal University of Technology

Collect relevant workplace experience to improve your problem solving skill set.

PATH 5

A relevant qualification (see list above)

Complete a Masters in Engineering Management from:

  • Durban University of Technology
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • Vaal University of Technology

Collect relevant workplace experience to improve your problem solving skill set.

TRAINING:

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OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER: Millwright … or … Electrical Engineer

Is becoming an Engineering Manager the right choice for me?

 


Maths Required Qualification Required Science Required