Uhambiso Consult (Pty) Ltd is an independent consulting engineering and project management company. Uhambiso combines technical expertise and practical management skills to provide top quality civil engineering design and development and project management services for civil engineering projects on a consulting, partnering or turnkey basis.
Backed by the experience of senior professional staff, Uhambiso Consult (Pty) Ltd offers more than 40 years experience in the planning, design and construction and project management of civil and structural engineering and developmental projects. Our staff’s project experience covers a wide spectrum from the design and management of complex multi disciplinary projects to labour-intensive construction and community based projects.
Ownership and Management
Uhambiso Consult (Pty) Ltd is a South African Company. All the shares in the company are held by staff who are permanently employed by the company. Forty five percent of shares are owned by Previous Disadvantaged Individuals (PDI’s) and 25% by females. George Gerber(Pr Eng) is the Managing Director responsible for the day to day operation of Uhambiso Consult (Pty) Ltd. 33% of the Directors are PDI.
Uhambiso Consult has a staff component of 40 people (50% non-white; 25% women) and qualifies as an SMME in terms of the National Small Business Amendment Act (Act No 26 of 2003). The company has a long tradition of non-discrimination and have continually employed, trained and developed and advanced staff from previously disadvantaged groups (PDI) to all management levels within the company.
Professional Registration and Governance
Uhambiso Consult is constituted and operates according to the requirements of the Engineering Professions of SA Act, 2000 (Act No 46 of 2000). The company is a member of the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), and subscribes to the Code of Conduct as laid down by CESA. No director has commercial interests that detract from the impartiality of the services performed by the company. The shareholders are full time employees of the company.
Uhambiso Consult has adopted the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management procedures, and was certified in 2010.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Uhambiso Consult (Pty) Ltd has Professional Indemnity Insurance cover with Glenrand MIB.
Occupational Health and Safety
The company offers an Occupational Health and Safety service to Clients on engineering projects. The company has staff who successfully completed the Samtrac, NOSA and SHE principles and procedures including NOS courses.