Senior Highway Engineer

  Louis Berger Group-Black and Veatch
  Afghanistan Unspecified 395
Date Posted:Aug 26, 2010
Reference:VA-10-014
Closing Date:Sep 1, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Transportation
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Louis Berger Group-Black and Veatch :

 

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Job Summary:

The Senior Highway Engineer will perform a variety of functions relating to project support under the direction of the Task Order Manager. The Senior Highway Engineer should have the following specific qualifications and experience to fulfill his duties satisfactorily. The major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Abe to communicate fluently English, and in Dari and Pashto.
2. Quickly familiarize him/her with the O and M Program being implemented in Afghanistan.
3. Conduct road performance monitoring according to instructions and procedures established by the O and M Program.
4. Conduct on-the spot remedial training when observing incorrect practices being used by contractors when executing road maintenance works.
5. Prepare and process routine O and M Monitoring Reports according to O and M Program procedures.
6. Participate in the conduction of Road Feature Condition Inventories.
7. Participate in the preparation and testing of O and M Manuals and in the training on how to use such manuals.
8. Control the quality, procedures and specifications of road maintenance works carried out by contractors and subcontractors.
9. Prepare concise and practical presentations for training and information dissemination purposes.
10. Train RMU/MPW Counterparts on the O and M Monitoring Responsibilities.
11. Carry out other duties assigned by O and M managers.

Job Requirement:

Essential Qualifications:
• The Senior Highway Engineer should be an experienced road engineer graduated from a recognized university.
• His experience should cover one or more of the basic aspects of road engineering, such as design, construction, site engineering, construction supervision, etc.
• He should be able and willing to travel to the field frequently to monitor the 1,500 km of roads built under the USAID funded REFS Program.
• He should have good communication skills and must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
• Computer literate in the entire MS Office suite, and MS Project.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Read, write and speak English.
• Completed English Courses in reading, writing, and speaking and able to communicate in spoken English fluently.
• Computer literate in the entire MS Office suite, and MS Project.

Education:
• BS Degree in Engineering.

Experience:
• At least three to five years experience in Monitoring/Supervision in road construction and/or road maintenance.
• Two years as Quality Control (QC) Engineer.
• Two years as site/material/soils engineer.

Language Requirements:
• Completed English Courses in reading, writing, and speaking and able to communicate in spoken English fluently.

Abilities and Skills:
• Ability to work in a team, ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines and excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Corporate Competencies:
• Demonstrate commitment to LBG/B and Vs mission, vision and values.
• Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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