CIVIL ENGINEER
Career Directions Limited
Nairobi CBD
5d ago
source : Pigiame

Responsibilities

  • Preparing tender documents including Bills of Quantities.
  • Identifying any problems with on-site work activities and providing solutions.
  • Preparing programs of works and cost estimates.
  • Attending site meetings and other stakeholder forums.
  • Providing direction for construction activities.
  • Valuating works done for payment purposes.
  • Preparing weekly progress reports and other project documentation.
  • Identifying and procuring suitable construction material.
  • Supervising material testing during construction and preparing quality control reports.
  • Analyzing configurations of the basic structural components of company structures and infrastructure.
  • Calculating the pressures, stresses and strains that each component will experience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as weather and natural disasters.
  • Considering the strength of various materials, e.g. concrete and steel among others to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design.
  • Liaising with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction.
  • Examining structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure.
  • Investigating ground conditions and analyzing results of site tests, such as soil samples.
  • Liaising with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected Structures are structurally sound. Applying expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures.
  • Using a range of computer software for developing detailed designs
  • Qualifications

  • A first Degree from a recognized institution in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience as a Civil Engineer
  • Preferably a member of the Engineers Board of Kenya
  • Experience working with KURA / KENHA and / or KERRA will be of an added advantage.
  • We are currently looking for a Civil Engineer who will be in charge of supervising the company’s structural construction,

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