Monday, 7 April 2014

Bridge Engineer Career Opportunity at TANROADS in Tanzania

Job Title: Bridge Engineer

Employer: TANROADS

Duty Station: Songea, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 24th April 2014

Job Descriptions:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reviewing Bridge Design Reports and ensures contract documents are complete for proper execution of the works;
Perform Design Review of the Substructure as may be necessary;
Oversees the Contractor to ensure that the Works contracts are executed in accordance with the performance targets set out in the contract and as agreed with TAN ROADS Katavi Region;
Monitors project progress and resolves implementation problems in order to achieve performance targets;
Advises the Project Manager on all issues pertaining to projects'implementation with particular emphases placed on issues that require the decision of the Client so that projects are not delayed;
Prepares for TAN ROADS Katavi Region office periodic reports on the status of the projects implementation;
Ensures decisions/instructions pertaining to implementation of the projects are issued out timely;
Ensures Employer's requirements on record keeping, reporting, etc., are fulfilled;
Verifies payments certificate application for Contractor and recommend for settlement;
Reviews claims submitted to the Client for decision making by the Client;
Liaises with Project Manager on issues requiring their input for proper management of projects;
Liaises with Project Manager on issues related to the land required for construction works to ensure its availability to the Contractors on time and free from obstructions;
Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates for these posts should have the following qualifications and experience: -
Holder of Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or similar technical qualification
Postgraduate qualification in Bridge/Structural Engineering Degree in Civil
Engineering is added advantage,
S/he must be conversant with various conditions of contract applicable to Civil Engineering works.
S/he must have at least 8 years cumulative experience in bridge design/ construction supervision projects
S/he must have an experience of supervising bridge construction as a Bridge Engineer in at least 2 projects in the last 8 years (the scope of bridges supervised must include pile foundations)
Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili language
Must be registered by Engineers Registration Board

Remuneration: The TAN ROADS Scale - Negotiable

Other Packages: Accommodation for the Duration of the Project and Supervision Vehicle.

Contract Period: The holder of this position will be offered a contract of 8 months.

How to Apply:

Interested candidate should send their applications enclosing photocopies of certificates, curriculum vitae, daytime contact telephone number and contract addresses of two (2) referees to the address below:-

Regional Manager
P.O. BOX 440,