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Reference Number:  LIB023

Job Description: 

Our Client is seeking a Civil Project Engineer to manage construction activities and act as constructor coordinator of the nominated contractor for the delivery of civil and infrastructure at their Mining project in West Africa.


  • Co-ordinate the interaction between design consultants, contractors, equipment suppliers and operational staff
  • Apply civil engineering knowledge in ensuring the design meets sound engineering principles and practice
  • Reviews design features  and initiates  design changes to improve on final product
  • Oversees the contractor cost estimates and approve final documentation for transmission to senior management to obtain approval
  • Ensure regular review of all capital expenditure on the package
  • Conduct regular contractor meetings to keep abreast of and agree actions to the progressing of critical path activities
  • Adapt and utilises industry accepted codes of practice, standards and procedures
  • Approve contractor quality management plan and track quality outcomes
  • Ensure the skills transfer from construction contractors to engineering maintenance personnel during the course of construction
  • Ensure the infrastructure meets the design parameters over the scheduled testing and commissioning phase
  • Develop commissioning management plans
  • Co-ordinate the closure of the project
  • Ensure adherence to Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies, procedures, programmes, practices and campaigns
  • Conduct regular health and safety talks with contractors to reinforce EHS and related messages and decisions

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ related experience working as a Civil engineer in a mining environment ;
  • 4 years’ experience in project management at a construction management supervisory level;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the work methods and techniques applied in Project Management ;
  • Work experience in West Africa – advantageous;
  • Certification as a professional engineer – advantageous;

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Expatriate 2 year contract
  • USD Net salary
  • Flights and accommodation included
  • FIFO 7/3 roster

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