Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 1322
Date Posted:Jun 10, 2018
Reference:VA – AFG/THRCP/MOPW 026/2018
Closing Date:Jun 24, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About Trans-Hindukush Road Connectivity Project (THRCP/MOPW):

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Job Summary:

2. Purpose and Scope of Assignment

The Senior Resident Engineer works under the overall guidance of the Team Leader for THRCP with technical guidance from the Executive Director of the THRCP.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


Full understanding the scope of work, project requirements, construction drawings and contract documents.

Ensures that the project proceeds in accordance with the technical specifications, contract document provisions. requirements and construction drawings and that all necessary forms are completed and transmitted to the site construction office.

Develops and maintains quality standards that apply to onsite construction work, ensuring proper implementation as described in technical specifications.

Review and conform the setting out work completed by the contractor

Monitors and performs inspections of construction activities by contractors

Ensures contractors implement and follow the approved quality control plan, construction plans and specifications

Respond to contractor’s request for clarifications/information

Run the day-to-day operations on the construction site and control the schedule.

Maintain daily work activity diary, including records of manpower and equipment used

Ensure safety and environmental policies are followed by contractors

Review and ensure monthly progress claims submitted by the contractor

Management of staff assigned

Schedule and coordinate weekly/monthly progress review meetings

Maintain an audit file which will include original contract, all correspondence, change orders/change proposals, amendments to drawings/specifications, clarifications, payment schedules.

Responsible for quality control of entire project

Verify that approvals have been obtained for any proposed construction activities prior to their initiation of work.

Arrange and attend preparatory meeting and other phases of control.

Review and verify change orders when needed

Review and respond to contractor’s change proposals

Monitors and verifies material testing activities

Advance planning and organization of inspection duties, survey duties, construction activities.

Assessing and certifying claims for payment, extensions of time and variations to the contract.

Perform a material “take-off” to assure that materials are available to complete the project.

Assuring that all proposed design changes or material substitutions are discussed with the Site Construction Office and proper approval is obtained prior to proceeding with the work.

Communicating with contractor on any issues, problems during the project construction.

Supervise inspectors, survey parties, soils and materials samplers and testers, and other technicians and workers on job.

Supervise and coordinate safety and traffic movement.

Supervise submittal of required reports, certificates, payrolls, etc., and maintain project files in good order.

Keep current records of work to permit ready preparation of as-built plans and records.

Have all data in shape to permit acceptance of job by designated authority.

3. Monitoring and Progress Controls


RE responsible to support THRCP Team Leader for daily reporting with approved inspection report for overall project activities and update progress report, coordinate and supervise lower level site Engineers.

Inspect construction work to verify conformance with project documents.

Conduct field tests and coordinate verification to ensure materials are in compliance with specifications also be proactive about problems and provide solutions based on specification.
4. Final Product


Ensure final Road alignment, pavement and structures implemented as per approved design and specification.

Successful achievement of overall strategic program goals of THRCP.

Effective support to the MPW to ensure achievement of overall program goals.

5. Qualifications and Experience

a. Education


Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant topic is required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering plus an additional 7 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of Master’s Degree.

b. Knowledge and Work Experience


At least 10 years’ experience in large civil works, vertical and horizontal works projects

Experience in quality control, field testing and lab testing of construction materials including aggregates, hot mix and concrete

Experience in use Word, Excel, Primavera P6 & MS Project are required

Experience in Design of Roads and Bridges will be a distinct advantage

Experience in use of AutoCAD is required

Experience in Civil 3D will be a distinct advantage

c. Key Competencies


Experience in civil works, roads and bridge construction, inspection, testing and contract administration

Supervisory skills

Fluent in both oral and written English, Dari and Pashto are required

Highly analytical with good communication and presentation skills.

Ability to work in a team environment

Proven organisational, negotiation and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated ability to training and build capacity of counterparts.

Ability to overcome challenges and work in difficult work environments/conditions.

Be able and willing to travel to project sites including insecure and volatile areas for the field verification of progress of construction works.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Baghlan, Bamian

Qualifications:


Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant topic is required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering plus an additional 7 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of Master’s Degree.

At least 10 years’ experience in large civil works, vertical and horizontal works projects

Experience in quality control, field testing and lab testing of construction materials including aggregates, hot mix and concrete

Job Keywords:

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