Civilchem Engineering Services is committed to create and maintain an equitable employment situation within the company through Government’s BBBEE strategy which is founded on the principles of the Broad-Based Black Economic empowerment Act (BBBEEA).
Civilchem is committed in terms of its employment equity policy to:

  1. Treat all employees fairly and equally and protect employees from any form of discrimination at the workplace;
  2. Subscribe to BBBEE goals whenever possibilities present itself.
  3. Foster a climate of commitment by management and employees to promote and effectively implement employment equity programmes.

Civilchem currently employs a number of key Technical and support staff to complement the delivery needs of our current and potential clients. This team of dedicated individuals is made up of civil engineering graduates and students to complement our core competencies and support staff involved with internal services such as administration, human resources, finance and procurement in order to ensure efficient services to our clients.

Project Leadership

Ramatlhodi Joseph Ramalope: B-Tech Eng (Civil), BSc (Hons), MSc (MTM), MIPET, MSAICE
Joseph Ramalope is the founder and sole Managing Member of Civilchem Engineering Services. He holds a B Tech Degree in Civil Engineering as well as Master of Science (MSc Eng) in Technology Management. He is registered as a professional engineering technologist with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). He is also a member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) as well as the Institute for Professional Engineering Technologists (IPET). He has 15 years’ experience in design and construction of civil engineering infrastructure having worked for both Construction and Consulting Civil Engineering companies within and outside the borders of South Africa.

Joseph Ramalope fulfills the role of project leader overseeing the design and execution of all civil engineering projects in our portfolio.

Project Management

Riaan Fourie: B-Eng (Civil)
Riaan Fourie joined Civilchem Engineering Services in January 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering obtained from the University of Johannesburg in 2010 and has accumulated over 8 years’ experience in design and construction of Civil Engineering infrastructure. He is currently registered as a Candidate Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).

Riaan fulfills the role of project manager and oversees a range of private and public works projects. He specializes in project management, project administration, contract documentation and contract management.

Pretesh Dayal B: B-Eng (Civil)
Pretesh Dayal joined Civilchem Engineering Services in April 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s of Technology Degree in Structural Engineering and Construction Management obtained from the University of Johannesburg in 2011 and 2015 respectively and has accumulated over 6 years’ experience predominantly within the construction and project management of Civil Engineering infrastructure and Township Developments. He is currently registered as a Candidate Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).

Pretesh fulfills the role of Projects Engineer and oversees a range of private and public works projects. He specializes in project management, project administration, contract documentation and contract management.

Construction Monitoring

Sihle Dhladhla: N Dip Eng(Civil)
Sihle Dhladhla is a recent graduate with a national diploma in civil engineering obtained from the Vaal University of Technology.

Sihle joined the CivilChem Engineering Services team in 2018 as a junior resident engineer. Sihle oversees the implementation of numerous construction projects where he fulfills the role of the Engineer’s Representative on site.

Engineering Design

Sharon Baise: B Eng(Civil)
Sharon joined Civilchem Engineering Services in August 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Johannesburg, having qualified in 2013. She has more than 3 years’ experience in Wet Services design, including sewer and water reticulation design, and over 1 years’ experience in Civil Engineering infrastructure. She is currently registered as a Candidate Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).

Sharon fulfills the role of design engineer and facilitates the design of civil engineering infrastructure from concept phase to construction phase. She specializes in the design of sewer systems, water reticulation, stormwater drainage and roads.

Khaya Tshunungwa: N Dip Eng(Civil)
Khaya Tshunungwa joined Civilchem Engineering Services in August 2017 and holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering. He has more than 4 years’ experience in the implementation and design of civil engineering projects.

Khaya fulfills the role of junior design engineer and facilitates the design of civil engineering infrastructure from concept phase to construction phase. He specializes in the design of water reticulation and roads infrastructure design.

Draughting

Vathiswa Peter
Vathiswa Peter joined Civilchem Engineering Services in March 2016. She holds a Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) Specialization diploma obtained from CTU Training Solutions in 2014 and is acquiring more knowledge and experience in design and construction of Civil Engineering infrastructure. She is registered as an Affiliate Member with the South African Institute of Draughting (SAID).

Vathiswa fulfills the role of draftsperson and oversees that all drawings are up to standard in accordance with Civil Engineering criteria. She specializes in submission and distribution of As-builts, Engineering drawings and locality plans to City of Ekurhuleni, officials of GDHS and Contractors.

Administration

Sibongile Lephoto
Sibongile Lephoto Joined Civilchem Engineering Services in May 2016 as an office administrator. She has accumulated 4 years’ experience in office administration, civil engineering project administration, tender processing, financial management and office management.

Why Civilchem?

Excellence

Civilchem shall achieve excellence through innovation, continuous learning and efficient service.

Reliability

Civilchem shall provide consistent and dependable services to meet the needs and expectations of its clients and the beneficiaries of its services.

Integrity

Civilchem shall uphold the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles in actions and interaction with all stakeholders.

Innovation

Civilchem shall apply creative use of its resources to achieve exceptional results.

Advancement of transformation

Civilchem shall try its best to support Government in trying to redress the imbalances of the past through advancement of economic transformation.