Project Pavement Engineer

  Aziz Group
Bachelor's Degree   Badakhshan, Afghanistan Full Time 549
Date Posted:Jul 31, 2019
Reference:BIR-PE-0025
Closing Date:Aug 31, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:100000 - 120000 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:

Founded:  

-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 (Project Pavement Engineer)

The role, Pavement Engineer is a project based critical and responsible position that complements the project technical team in the specialization required in the construction management processes of the Asphaltic & RCC road pavement in compliance with the quality requirements. The role is responsible for the Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling of the construction and laying processes of the asphaltic pavement layers according to the industry recognized technology and the applicable quality standards and regulations. The role is fulfilled with specialization in the technical understanding of, and operational & engineering utilization purposes of the pavement construction equipment including but not limited to the various types and sizes of Self-Propelled Steel Drum Roller or Tandem, Grader, Dozer, Bitumen Sprayer, Pneumatic Tyre Roller (PTR), Cold Milling Machine, Asphalt Paver, Compressor, Broomer Machine and Cutting Machine, as well as the specialized understanding of the Hot Mix Asphalt Concrete and its consistent proportionating materials’ physical, chemical and mechanical (working) properties and the industry recognized method and know-how of their preparation, placement and treatment in the flexible or rigid pavements. The position is responsible and accountable for the suitability of Sub-Grad, Sub-Base, Base, Primer, Binder, Tack, Pavement and Seal layers individually and the suitable construction of pavement as a whole.

The position is a project site level independent managerial position responsible for the success in response to the applicable requirements for pavement from the geometric, structure and quality perspectives, and is the leader for his team of surveyor, engineer, foremen, equipment set, tradesmen and unskilled labour. The position is under the immediate leadership of the project manager/construction manager and will report to and be managed by the Project Manager/Construction Manager stationed in the project office and leadership in the headquarter office.    

Skills Required:

Management

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

ü Expert in the management of construction processes and recognized industry practices for prime coat spreading toward the pavement construction.

ü Expert in the management of construction processes and recognized industry practices for binder course preparation, laying, treatment and testing toward the pavement construction.

ü Expert in the management of construction processes and recognized industry practices for tack coat preparation, spreading, treatment and testing toward the pavement construction.

ü Expert in the management of construction processes and recognized industry practices for surface course preparation, laying, treatment, testing toward the pavement construction.

ü Expert in the management of construction processes and recognized industry practices for seal coat preparation, laying, treatment, and testing toward the pavement construction.

ü Expert in the cold milling processes, recycling and surface preparation processes.

ü Expert in understanding of critical pavement distress factors, operational defects, and pavement construction deficiencies, and proficient in solution development and process improvement. 

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

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

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

ü Expert 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 incorporate lessons learned and implement new processes toward optimization.

ü Possess strong interpersonal and proven leadership skills.

ü Able to work in, manage and lead the teams of labor and equipment operators and motivate others toward collaboration and teamwork on pathway to the project goals.

ü Having high attention to details.

ü Having supervisory skills.

ü Having experience in the pavement construction safety and health requirements.

ü Being able to work alone or within a team.

ü High Knowledge in auto cad.

ü Be Able to Work Under Pressure

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Trace and interpret the design, construction and quality requirements of the road pavement as identified in the contract documents, required by the applicable referenced codes and accepted in the official communications throughout the project lifecycle.
  2. Plan, implement, monitor and control the responsive specifications for pavement construction materials in response to the referenced requirements and processing their testing and approval with the project consultant and client, and the procurement, supply and storage processes within the team.  
  3. Plan, utilize, monitor and control the responsive specifications and the required operational capacity of the pavement construction equipment and the heavy machinery plant in response to the referenced technical and project management requirements and processing their testing and approval with the project consultant and client, and the procurement, leasing, supplying, employing, maintaining and assembling processes within the team.  
  4. Plan, utilize, monitor and control the day-today utilization of the pavement construction material, equipment, fuel, and other inputs based on the performance plan and keep the record of inputs in connection with the resulted outputs.
  5. Plan, Direct, Supervise, Monitor and Control the day-to-day construction operations of the Sub-Grad, Sub-Base, Base, Primer, Binder, Tack, Pavement and Seal layers individually and the acceptable construction of the road pavement as a whole by responsible utilization of the plan inputs.
  6. Plan, Direct, Supervise, Monitor and Control the day-to-day pavement construction quality inspection, three-phase quality control and CQM laboratory testing in support of the pavement construction quality management goals, and the defect prevention responsibilities.  
  7. Manage the pavement construction related communications, collaborations and coordination with project stakeholders and project internal team.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Badakhshan

Qualifications:

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, and Masters’ Degree is desirable.

ü 5 Year of Experience in the asphalt pavement construction. Rigid pavement experience is desirable.

ü Excellent knowledge of construction blueprints & terminology and the practical knowledge of highway project contract & drawing package reading and interpretation, including but not limited to the contract conditions, specifications, method of measurement, schedules, design specifications, minutes of meetings, contract variations, design drawings general plans, sections, profiles, details.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience of road construction material properties and specifications and practical proficiency in the road material production, and utilization in response to the requirements of end product.

ü Excellent knowledge and understanding of industry recognized standards for road and highway pavement construction technology in line with the geometric and structure design under the AASHTO and MPW standards.

ü Excellent knowledge of in the operational capacity of the pavement construction equipment and the heavy machinery plant and proficient in functional understanding, integration and optimized employment of the Self-Propelled Steel Drum Roller or Tandem, Grader, Dozer, Bitumen Sprayer, Pneumatic Tyre Roller (PTR), Cold Milling Machine, Asphalt Paver, Compressor, Broomer Machine and Cutting Machine within the machinery collaborative teams.

ü Excellent knowledge and experience of critical pavement material spreading, compaction leveling procedures and equipment integration, sequencing and speed arrangements.

ü Excellent English Language Skill in Speaking and Writing

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

Job Keywords:

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