VACANCY: Senior Planning Engineer / Design Engineer

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Construction
  • Field of Expertise: Technique, Engineering
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Benefits included: Bonus
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Jul 08, 2016
  • Vacancy closing date: Aug 22, 2016

Job Description

Provide project support ensuring site requirements are maintained, responsible for managing the design function and co-ordinating between the relevant parties ensuring that work is completed in a timely manner.

Job Description:

● Monitor resources by creating baseline resource curves, recording actual against planned, creating records of actual progress and liaise with the Construction Managers regarding requirements
● Monitor and update on the project progress through site progress recording, recording and reporting against targets, interpretation of data, advising on problem areas and predicting project completion dates
● Prepare and establish working programme requirements in consultation with site supervision
● Prepare programmes by setting up the project calendar, activities and coding with Construction Managers and setting up resource requirements
● Sequence and link the required programme activities and establish the critical path through the programme
● Prepare the information schedule and the subcontract appointment schedule with the Construction Manager
● Examine and report on subcontract programmes, ensure site requirements are met and report on the progress to the Manager
Record delay items and link to the relevant programme activities, establish effect of delay items on programme and provide suggestion regarding recovery methods
● Ensure compliance with the site HSE plan
● Document storage and submission management
● Co-ordinate between the relevant project parties (Clients, Design Team and Construction Managers)
● Design Engineering responsibilities include overseeing tasks within the design team, understanding contract conditions, ensuring work is delegated and carried out correctly, overseeing the receipt of IFC drawings and sketches, reviewing RFI responses, receiving and acting on design changes, authorising materials submittals and methods of work, completing the submittal planning and reviewing design calculations

Minimum Requirements:

● Degree in Engineering or Building (or equivalent)
● 5-6 years’ experience as a Planning Engineering involved in construction design
● Must have a Civil Engineering background
● Must have knowledge of key design software (Etab, Prokon, Staad), AutoCAD, Adobe Acrobat and advanced knowledge of MS Office
● Training and previous experience required in project controls and planning using Primavera P3, P5 or P6 and MS Excel
● Familiar with the BOQ (bill of quantities) for the contract
● Must have a valid passport and able to communicate fluently in English
● Excellent overall communication skills and able to work well in a team environment

Location: Somalia
Industry: Construction
Nationality: Open
Salary: 4k-6k USD pm + Bonus + Benefits (Tax Free)
Qualifications: Degree in Engineering or Building (or equivalent)
Contract Type: 1 year contract (Renewable)