Careers

As one of the most successful construction companies in South Africa, with operations in 7 countries, we are ideally placed to meet the broadest range of career aspirations.

Basil Read fosters a culture of participation and teamwork, regarding our employees as our greatest asset. We nurture team spirit, solidarity, and respect for others, delegating responsibility while still being personally committed to the task at hand. Focused on achieving the overall vision of the company, we pride ourselves on being an adaptable team, taking on various roles and responsibilities relevant to the task at hand.




Current opportunities


Mechanical / Processing
Piping Supervisor
Mechanical and
Process Engineer
Site/Contracts Manager


Students at Basil Read

  • Bursary Opportunities

    At Basil Read we provide bursary opportunities to individuals who are enthusiastic, passionate and have a talent for the built environment. We seek for individuals who see the purpose and value of infrastructure to society and can help us contribute to a sustainable future for all generations.

    We look for individuals with a steady academic record as well as individuals who share the Basil Read values and display these in their everyday life.

    Bursary Opportunities are afforded to individuals in their second or later year of studies in the following fields:

    • B. Eng / BSc. Civil Engineering
    • BSc Quantity Surveying
    • BSc Hons Quantity Surveying
    • B. Eng / BSc Mining Engineering
    • National Diploma: Mining Engineering
    • Download the application form below for further instruction on how to apply for a bursary at Basil Read.

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