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7292 - Site Engineer (Civil) job in Somalia

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Job Ref:  204762628
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  -
City:  Somalia
Salary:  £1.00/annum
10/10/2016 03:26
Our Client is a privately owned international logistics, construction, procurement and facilities management provider. They are specialists in providing their services in mining, oil and gas, post conflict, remote and other arduous environments.
Evolving from early roots in Africa over 40 years ago, our client has substantial experience providing integrated solutions and delivering comprehensive projects in mining, oil and gas and post conflict zones and developing countries and remote locations worldwide.
Headquartered in Dubai, they began serving clients in Afghanistan in 2002 and in the years since has grown into a large multifaceted firm, employing over 1,000 staff from 27 different nations. Today they manage projects in such locations as North Sudan, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Chad, Uganda and Somalia.
They are currently seeking a Site Engineer (Civil) to be based in the Somalia, Africa. The contract is initially for 12 months with extensions depending upon performance.
Reporting into the Project Manager, you will be responsible for responsible for entire project cycle to include design, development and project completion.
You will prepare engineering analysis of projects to include: preliminary design, calculation, and life cycle cost and equipment selection.
You will conduct surveys to gather field data.
You will prepare and interpret blueprints, schematics drawings, layouts and other visual aids
You will prepare technical construction specifications.
You will perform Civil Engineering duties surrounding the following: public works, buildings, subdivisions, drainage, traffic, road, airport, tunnel, bridge, water supply, sewage and environmental systems.
You will perform Mechanical Engineering duties surrounding the following: mechanical devices, components, engines, transportation equipment, environmental control, materials handling, machine tools, robots, automated manufacturing equipment, and power producing machines such as internal combustion engines, steam and gas turbines, and jet and rocket engines.
You will manage construction document printing process and manage project issues, budgets, and schedules.
You will review and critique proposed changes to engineering standards, policies, or details.
You will review development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices.
You will coordinate the activities of the design and construction teams and any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
You will be an accomplished Civil Engineer with your practical experience ideally supported by a Degree in Civil Engineering.
You should have a good level of knowledge of water and sewer utility design, construction and regulatory guidelines and requirements.
You will have superior understanding of sewer collection and water distribution system design, pressure pipe design, pump station design, and hydraulic modelling.
You will have strong analytical and problem solving skills.
You will be able to read blueprints, floor plans and design data and able to read and interpret Industry standard regulations.
You will have knowledge of applicable building codes and safety laws.
You will be experienced in budgeting/cost control.
You will be able to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
You will have strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relationships with people in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect of diversity.
You will have a commitment to continuous learning - willing to keep abreast of new developments in working environment.
You should possess effective cost, quality and time management skills.
You should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, able to adapt to rapid changes in a positive manner and work to tight deadlines.
Experience of working in a military environment or for an international facilities management services provider and other similar organisations would be ideal, as would experience of working in remote sites or in other arduous environments.
Finally, you should be pc literate, e.g. MS office plus AutoCAD, Water/Sewer CAD and hydraulic modelling and you should also possess a Drivers Licence.
This is an outstanding challenge for an accomplished Site Engineer (Civil) looking for something different.
The basic salary is paid in US dollars and is tax free for an Ex-Patriate employee. There is also an end of contract bonus.
A 12 month unaccompanied status contract is offered which includes free accommodation, laundry, local transport, insurances and meals. In addition, employees have the use of a phone to call family and friends and the internet for e-mails etc.
The R and R entitlement is 66 days and there are 3 free flights per year back to your home base. Mobilization and De-Mobilization flights are paid for by our client.
Please do not apply for this position unless you are a qualified Civil Engineer
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