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Senior Highway Engineer/Consultant

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About PMO/MoPW

The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) is implementing various road projects in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. For implementation of the projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a Program Management Office (PMO) of MoPW willing to handle implementation related tasks that would include (a) procurement civil works and consultants services, (b) monitor the progress of day-to-day project implementation, (c) accord various approvals including approval for variations, extension of time, (including obtaining approvals of the donors, etc.), etc., (d) prepare progress reports (e) prepare withdrawal applications for disbursement, (f) maintain project accounts and complete loan financial records for auditing and (g) ensure compliance of various Loan and Grant covenants, etc.

MoPW wishes to recruit the following staff on contract basis for the PMO. The selected candidates may however, be required to work in other directorates of PMO/MoPW, at the sole discretion of PMO/ MPW. Applications along with detailed CV are invited from the interested candidates, who possess the required qualification and experience. Candidates having experience in implementation of projects financed by the developing partners will be given preference.

Job Summary

The Senior Highway Engineer reports to the Technical Deputy Minister, MPW, through the Program Director of the PMO. The purpose of this assignment is, as part of a group of Engineers consisting of (1) a Senior Highway Engineer, (1) a Senior Bridge Engineer, to review and verify the adequacy of the already prepared 35% and 65% design of the road geometric design for construction. The expert is required to review the structural and civil designs in detail and submit a brief report to PMO describing whether the current designs are feasible and enough for construction or needs further improvement. The verification of the design (plan/profile) for construction shall be done with respect to structures of the proposed road. If found by the experts to revise or complete any missing information in the design the expert is required to incorporate them and submit the revised design.

The Senior Highway Engineer shall be responsible to review and verify the already prepared 35% and 65% design for road, (plan, profile, pavement layers, horizontal alignment design, vertical alignment design etc…).

The Senior Highway Engineer shall be working with Senior Bridge Engineer.

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Reference: PMO/Vac/16
Closing Date: 11 Dec 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Engineering Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Contractor Years of Experience: 7 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 3 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Review the already prepared 35% and 65% design for road.
Verify and check the drawings for any missing details.
Conduct a site inspection with plans in hand Check the alignment at site and compare with designs.
Review the technical specifications for road and provide expert recommendation if deemed necessary.
Check the road design with respect to drainage requirements.
Check the design in terms of safety and access.
He/she must visit site.
Any other task assigned by the technical deputy minister

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

Further to the engineering expertise the interested candidate must have enough experience and knowledge in Designing (plan, profile, pavement layers, horizontal alignment design, vertical alignment design etc…)

Qualifications

Having Master or its equivalent degree with 5 years working experience or having Bachelor’s degree with 7 years relevant experience. Candidates having experience in implementation of Project Management by the developing partners will be given preference.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Badghis
- Faryab
- Kabul

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Engineering

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications and detailed CV, clearly indicating the position applied for, in the subject of your email to PMO Office of Ministry of Public Works, clearly mentioning the position applied for in the subject line, closing date is Dec/11/ 2017.

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