Monday, 26 September 2011

Project Engineer in Nairobi

Position:Project Engineer
Duty Station: Nairobi Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities
The key functions include, but are not limited to:
Responsibilityfor all duties related to Administration and Coordination of constructionprojects.
Perform duties as “the Projects Engineer”

Prepareand Review the proposed work programme, quality assurance plan, safety plan,environmental protection measures etc.
Coordinate and participate in progress meetings with the various parties.
Establish monthly progress reports that outline progress and quality of theworks.
Develop and implement overall monitoring concerning actual and work progresscompared to the agreed construction schedule.
Keep a diary of all activities. Submit comprehensive reports as scheduled,outlining progress, delays, problems, additional work requirements and possibleclaims.
Organize meetings with all parties as required for the purpose of givinginformation or advice with regard to the works and their progress or any matterarising there from. 

Construction Supervision:
Coordinationof design review
Coordinate the review of the design of hydraulic, civil, architectural,electromechanical works and any others designs. Give approval of such designsafter review.
Review, comment and recommend, check and approve the basic master list fortemporary and permanent equipment for the use in project purposes.
Supervision of construction
Review,comment and make recommendations. Supervise construction activities to ensurecompliance with the Contract requirements.
Advise on discrepancies that may, in your opinion become a reason for technicalor contractual problems (such as poor construction specifications, delayedcompletion, inconvenience with others, etc) and take necessary actions (orrecommend actions to be taken) to rectify such discrepancies.
Inspect regularly, including sample testing where required, materials andworkmanship to ensure that the works are being carried out in compliance withthe terms and conditions of the relevant Contract Documents.
Prepare and review Quality Control/Quality Assurance plans for all constructionactivities including equipment and materials.
Monitor the Quality Control Program and Health & Safety plan for all thematerials, equipment and workmanship under the contract on site.
Supervision of commissioning and taking-over
Supervisethe testing and commissioning of projects. Inspect the completed works, arrangefor rectification, evaluate at commissioning, performance certification andwarranty assessment.
Prepare, review and approve the “As-built” drawings, including Operating andmaintenance instruction manuals.
Prepare and submit completion certificate(s) including snag list for remainingworks to be completed during the Defect Liability period.
Assist with hand-over of the completed facilities to.
Competent in construction supervision, contractual management, problem solving,quality maintenance, financial control, progress monitoring, communication anddocumentation.
Computer literacy (Microsoft packages)

Development and Operational Effectiveness
Abilityto lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
Ability to lead formulation and monitoring of management projects
Solid knowledge in financial resources and human resources management, contract,asset and procurement, information and communication technology as well asgeneral administration

Management and Leadership
Buildstrong relationships with various teams and respond positively to feedback
Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive hands-onattitude
Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities
Ability to lead effectively, mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills
Remain calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
Proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills
Possessgood problem-solving skills;
Ability to apply good judgment and meet tight deadlines in the context ofassignments
Attention to detail.
Excellentanalytical and document drafting skills and ability to gather, analyses andevaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports,
Have good interpersonal and effective partnerships skills.
Education and Experience
Bea university graduate in the relevant Engineering arm
Be a registered member of the Kenya Institute of Engineers
Possess at least four years project Management experience
Experience gained in Design Built and/or Turn-key contracts as ProjectManager/Resident Project Engineer or Site Manager.
Application Process
InterestedKenyan candidates are requested to submit their applications on e-mail,together with the latest copy of CV, day time telephone number and details oftheir current remuneration so as to be received on or before Friday 7thOctober 2011.


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