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Team Leader/ Senior Resident Engineer - Dams Project - Kenya

$12000 - $14000 per month
Start Date: ASAP
Apply 2020-05-27 14:25:40 2021-01-21 EWI Recruitment
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Team Leader/ Senior Resident Engineer - Dams Project - Kenya

Date posted: May 27, 2020
$12000 - $14000 per month
Kenya, Africa
Job description

Team Leader/ Senior Resident Engineer - Dams Project - Kenya

To be based in Kenya, my client is seeking a Senior Resident Dam Engineer for Major Dam project. The project has already started so you will need to be able to hit the ground running.

Reporting to: Project Director

Key responsibilities:

  • Senior Resident Engineer (Technical & Contractual).
  • Managing all technical duties on site.
  • Resolution of technical queries on site, and liaison with designers regarding site engineering queries when necessary.
  • Attend regular site, progress, and technical meetings.
  • Liaison with the Contractor regarding technical aspects.
  • Manage requests for information from site regarding specifications, drawings, and bill of quantities.
  • Managing resources for site supervision of technical aspects.
  • Application of the firm's Quality Management System and Construction Quality Plan.
  • Monitoring of quality of works.
  • Monitoring of programme, contract budgets, and cashflows.
  • Contractual administration of the construction contract, including interalia:
    • Preparation and issue of site instructions
    • Preparation and issue of letters
  • Preparation of draft claim rulings.
  • Preparation of draft variation orders.
  • Chair monthly site meetings and technical meetings.
  • Liaison with HSE Agent and other third parties.
  • Instruct witness and review all tests and mock-ups carried out both on and off site.
  • Managing the acceptance/approval of contractor drawings.
  • Compile commissioning works plans.
  • Review and comment on operation and maintenance manuals, guarantee certificates, and warranties.
  • Arrange for the delivery of all test certificates, statutory (regulatory) and other approvals, as-built drawings, and operating manuals.
  • Closing out the project, including compiling completion/close-out reports.

Qualifications, Skills And Experience Required

  • BSc Engineering / MSc Engineering Degree preferable.
  • Registered / Charted Professional Engineer, registered with an internationally recognised Engineering Council. PMP registration is advantageous.
  • Twenty (20) years cumulative relevant experience in the design and construction supervision of large dam and hydropower projects.
  • Ten (10) years relevant experience in the supervision of hydropower projects, which included large diameter tunnels.
  • Construction management experience in FIDIC Red Book and FIDIC Yellow book contracts.
  • Adequate experience on hydropower and large dam projects in Africa.
  • Must be conversant with modern project management techniques.
  • Must be fluent in English

Mobilisation Date: July 2020

Salary Package: 12,000 TO 14,000 USD per month + Expat Package

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 Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: TL/RES/DAM_1590585812

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