Project Engineer - Africa


General Information


Company:
Confidential
Job Type:
Engineering
Location:
Congo
Date Posted:
Jan 15, 2021
Salary:
Unspecified
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee
Gender:
Male

Description


Job Brief

We are looking for a professional project engineer to handle engineering and construction projects by planning, organizing and controlling all elements of the project.

Job Responsibilities

• Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects
• Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications
• Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements and represent them in the field
• Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance)
• Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
• Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions
• Work closely on construction plans with clients, architects, and other professionals
• Investigate the properties of construction materials and advise which is most suitable
• Inspect existing buildings and recommend options for repairs or demolition
• Make sure that projects meet legal guidelines, environmental directives, and health and safety requirements
• Monitor construction and supervise field personnel assigned to a task, data collection or a specific project
• Respond to contractor questions and issues
• Recommend and prepare change orders, if authorized by the Project Manager
• Prepare status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors and schedules
• Allocate project resources appropriately
• Keep an accurate record and electronic data base of all elements of the projects
• Present procedures, rules and regulations to those involved in the project
• Maintain a safe, clean and productive environment
• Confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests.
• Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
• Provide judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
• Coordinate with other engineering and architecture disciplines during planning, design and construction phases of projects
• Calculate the quantity take-offs for different construction elements

Qualifications
• MS in Civil Engineering
• 5-10 years of experience in Civil Engineering
• Proven working experience as a project engineer
• Excellent knowledge of design and visualizations software such as AutoCAD
• Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
• Project management and supervision skills
• Decision making ability and leadership skills
• Time management and organization skills
• Highly organized, detail-driven and conscientious
• Fast and efficient problem solver
• Ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment

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