Friday, 20 September 2013

Construction Engineer Careers in Tanzania at Walter Reed Program (WRP)

Job Title: Construction Engineer

Employer: Walter Reed Program (WRP)

Duty Station:  Mbeya

Application Deadline: 27th Sept 2013

Responsibilities:
Oversees all construction/renovation activities across WRP and its partners;
Prepares, reviews/interprets engineering drawings, specifications and other design documents; understand project design basis and contractual requirements;
Develops construction specifications, scope of work, cost estimates etc; Prepares daily and weekly construction reports as required from time to time;
Prepares and presents architecture drawings, construction and building designs, bill of quantities and project progress report to the Management and Clients;
Creates, updates and maintains a variety of project controls that track the status of: individual projects or task orders, changes to projects or task orders, RFI, shop drawings and submittal, matters involving quality controls, safety, financial performance, close-out and other aspects of the project(s) or task order(s);
Proactively identifies issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions;
Develops an understanding of how to maintain and require compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project to prevent rework and delays;
Provides timely and cordial interactions with supporting work groups, such as Finance, Procurement, HR, etc; Participates in managing activities that are related to project closeout to ensure timely completion;
Oversees and monitors constructors and subcontractors to ensure quality and compliance to HJFMRI construction standards; Performs field walk downs/inspections to review the work for conformance with the design drawings, applicable codes/standards and company policies/procedures.
Prepare punch-list;
Prepares/answers request for Information/clarification, Field Change Requests and Field Work Order Requests;
Proactively identifies potential problems in the field; develop alternatives; arrive at optimum Solution , means to mitigate problems.

Qualification and Experience:
Advanced Diploma/Degree/Postgraduate in Civil Engineering, Architecture or other related field; Working Experience and knowledge of construction methods of not less than three years;
Should have a strong ability on issues related to Construction, renovation, and other issues related to buildings/infrastructure.

Key Competencies:
Must be of high integrity;
Possess good report writing skills;
Ability to provide, technical advice to management;
Excellent computer skills in Microsoft office programs and AutoCAD and ability to employ computerized systems to schedule work;
Possess good organization and planning skills;
Insightful, organized, diligent, analytical, ability to produce results, trustworthy, assertive; Should be able to perform assigned work with no direct supervision;
Ability to take initiative and work under pressure with limited supervision.

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply .

How to Apply:

Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the
Human Resources Manager,
P.O. Box 6396,
Mbeya