CIVIL ENGINEER
Career Directions Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
6d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

We are currently looking for a Civil Engineer who will be in charge of supervising the company’s structural construction,

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Management level
  • Experience Length : 10 years
  • Job Description

    We are currently looking for a Civil Engineer who will be incharge of supervising the company’s structural construction, installation,inspection and the infrastructure’s maintenance works in line with applicable standardsand practices, with strict adherence to safety requirements and qualitycontrol.

    Responsibilities

  • Preparing tender documents including Bills of Quantities.
  • Identifying any problems with on-site work activities and providingsolutions.
  • 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 qualitycontrol reports.
  • Analyzing configurations of the basic structural components of companystructures and infrastructure.
  • Calculating the pressures, stresses and strains that each component willexperience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmentalpressures such as weather and natural disasters.
  • Considering the strength of various materials, e.g. concrete and steelamong others to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structuraldesign.
  • Liaising with other designers, including architects, to agree on safedesigns and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction.
  • Examining structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improvetheir structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defectiveparts 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 erectedStructures are structurally sound. Applying expert knowledge of the forces thatact on various structures.
  • Using a range of computer software for developing detailed designs
  • Qualifications

  • A first Degree from arecognized institution in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience as aCivil Engineer
  • Preferably a member ofthe Engineers Board of Kenya
  • Experience workingwith KURA / KENHA and / or KERRA will be of an added advantage.
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