Highway Project Design Engineer

  Aziz Group
Bachelor's Degree   Badakhshan, Afghanistan Full Time 568
Date Posted:Jul 31, 2019
Closing Date:Aug 31, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering,Civil Engineering
Salary Range:120000 - 150000 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Aziz Group:


-Rauf Aziz Construction Company established in 2008 to participate in reconstruction of Afghanistan.

RAUF AZIZ Construction Company is an afghan national based construction company with over 10 years of experience as a general contractor, construction manager and design builder. Our specialties include highway, roads, bridges, buildings, transportation, logistics and supply.

RAUF Aziz Construction is a company that has been built on recommendations. Our architects work closely with the client to create designs from the affordable to the high end of the construction market. They are modern thinking plus professionally trained, and dedicated to quality workmanship using the latest techniques and innovations.

Rauf Aziz Construction Company has completed many medium size and large size project within the country for Afghanistan government and international clients. Below is the list of mail projects completed or being completed:

Job Summary:

The proposed Road is located in the South East side of Badakhshan Province with almost 108km. The alignment of the access road passes through Baharak, Wardooj, Zebaak and Connect to Eshakashem district. The area is hilly, not flat or level. There is need for more cases of land donation in this project because it has surrounded by river mountainous terrain and green land. The design road width is about 11m. The road needs cutting, filling, Sub- base course, base course, Asphalt carriageway and Double Bituminous Surface Treatment (DBST) with  side drain and construction of structures (Culverts, Retaining and breast walls (Stone masonry and RCC), Washes, Bridges (RCC, PSC) along the road.

·      The Role (Highway Project Design Engineer)

In general, Highway Project Design Engineer is the technical design department based responsible position that supports the project management team in the critical task of project design development, design approval and design execution in response to the project requirements. The position is responsible both for the geometric design aspect of the road and highway as well as for the structural design aspect of the road & highway under the applicable standards and technical cods most of the time the AASHTO and MPW Design standards. 

Skills Required:

Management Interpersonal Skills

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

ü Expert in the utilization of topographic surveying data and plotting construction site topography in the realistic profile and contour-plan arrangements.

ü Expert in the optimized and cost-efficient geometric designing of the highway and road.

ü Expert in the requirements and standard oriented geometric design of vertical and horizontal curves, super-elevations, widenings, junctions, slipways, cross slopes, grads, and ramps along the road alignments.

ü Expert in understanding and the requirements and standard oriented design of road and highway structural requirements including subgrade, base, primer, binder, tack, asphalt and surface coats.

ü Able to lead and manage teams toward targeted goals and progress milestones.

ü Able to work on the construction site and mobile office environments.

ü Able to work independently and accept responsibility for his works.

ü Able to progressively learn and change to fit the role requirements.

ü Proactively deal the role requirements and develop role oversight.

ü Having good written and verbal communication skills.

ü Being able to implement new processes.

ü Having interpersonal skills.

ü Being able to motivate others.

ü Having high attention to details.

ü Having supervisory skills.

ü Having experience in safety and health work.

ü Being able to work alone or within a team.

ü High Knowledge in civil 3D and auto cad.

ü Be Able to plot plan, profile and sections form automatically from civil 3D

ü Be Able to Work Under Pressure

ü Be Able to Plan, Organize and Manage site survey team. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

In general, the position will be responsible to:

  1. Trace and interpret the design requirements of project deliverables identified in the contract documents, in the referenced codes and in the official communications throughout the project lifecycle.
  2. Plan the design development processes in line with the project processes.
  3. Manage the task specific input surveys and investigations required for project site physical conditions assessment for the project design development.
  4. Manage the development of road geometric and structure designs (Flexible and Rigid) in conformity with the applicable regulations and industry standards. (The design of vertical and horizontal structures are out of the scope of this position but will be a plus point)
  5. Manage the development of design specifications in connection with the project design package.
  6. Manage the design review and approval processes with client and consultants.
  7. Manage the design interpretation, change and execution on the project site.
  8. Manage the As-Built design development processes of the project.
  9. Manage the project design related communications, collaborations and coordination with project stakeholders and project internal team.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Badakhshan


The following qualifications are required to be possessed for the referenced position and are not subject to be compromised, therefore, only the matches for below criteria are encouraged to apply.

ü Bachelor Degree of Road Engineering, Transport Engineering, Civil Engineering,

ü 5 Year of Experience as Road Design Engineer.

ü Good Knowledge of Ms. Word, Ms Excel, Auto-CAD and Civil 3D,

ü Excellent knowledge of construction blueprinting standards & terminology and the practical knowledge of highway project drawing package development, including but not limited to the general plans, sections, profiles, details.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience of road construction material properties and specifications and practical proficiency in the road material design in response to the alignment contextual conditions.

ü Excellent knowledge and understanding of industry recognized standards for road and highway geometric and structure design including AASHTO and MPW Design standards and proficient in the design development in strict conformity with the applicable standards for various sub-surface conditions along the road alignment.

ü Excellent knowledge of utilizing Key Surveying instruments such as Total station, GPS, Level and able to understand and utilize the collected data as input in the design processes.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience with Closed and Open Traversing.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience of critical road construction leveling procedures.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience in the road alignment and construction surveying.

ü Excellent English Language Skill in Speaking and Writing

Job Keywords:

Highway Project Design Engineer
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