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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.

Responsibilities: 

  • 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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