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Chief Resident Engineer - Dams and Hydropower

€10000 - €12000 per month + + Site Housing and Travel
Start Date: ASAP
Apply 2020-01-28 16:23:24 2020-08-20 EWI Recruitment
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Chief Resident Engineer - Dams and Hydropower

Date posted: January 28, 2020
€10000 - €12000 per month + + Site Housing and Travel
Tajikistan, CIS
Job description

Chief Resident Engineer - Dams and Hydropower

Project Information: Large scale embankment dam in southern Tajikistan, once completed will be the world's tallest Dam (335 metres) producing upto 3000MW.


  • Leadership of all site activities carried out by the Consultant and by the Employer's engineers delegated in the Employer's Representative Joint Site Team.
  • Overall management of the Consultant's Site Team.
  • Follow-up of the QA/QC activities and specifically provide the definition of an appropriate system for documents handling and work progress monitoring.
  • Management of the interim payments to the Contractor, with the contribution of the Site Team, through the Bill of Principal Quantities of the Permanent Works, control of the progress of works and certification of statements of accounts for interim payments.
  • Accounting supervision, maintenance of cost controls and procedures for the contract administration.
  • Review and recommend the adoption of suitable safety measures throughout the construction and erection activity.
  • Support the Contract Manager in overall checking of the compliance of the Contractors with the contractual conditions as refers to performance certificate, guarantee and security, insurances, obligations, variations and adjustments, etc…
  • Support the Contract Manager and the relevant Resident Engineers and Expert in verification of the "adverse physical conditions" which may have impact on the contractual issues and handling of the issue.
  • Support the Contract Manager in assistance to Employer during variation orders, claims, and meetings.
  • Overall supervision of the works, to verify that they are carried out in accordance with the drawings and specifications and in conformity to the Employer's Requirements.
  • Control over the implementation of proper procedures for storage and warehousing of material and equipment.
  • Support and assistance to the Employer's Representative's Home Office team during its site visits.
  • Checking over the issue of as-built drawings and of Operation and Maintenance Manuals.
  • Preparation of progress reports and leadership in the preparation of the Site Monthly Report.

Required experience

  • Should be B.Sc Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Should have a minimum 15 years construction management experience with at least 5 years as Chief Resident Engineer on mega hydropower projects with generation capacity more than 1000 MW.
  • Must have recent (during last 5 years) experience from large hydro (>1000 MW)
  • Fluent in English

Required skills and qualities

    • Hydropower projects (civil works concrete structures, rock excavation and supports, dam construction…);
    • Fluency in English, oral and writing;
    • Strong autonomy and relational ease;
    • Communication skill in multi-culture environment;

Location: Tajikistan

Salary: 10000 - 13000 euros/months + accommodation + flights

If you would like to be considered please send an up to date CV and references to Additionally please feel free to forward to any friends or colleague that be interested in this highly desirable project opportunity.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any international Dams and Hydropower assignments please contact Deji Ogunsola

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: CRE/TIJAK/2020_1580228603

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