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Full Time
Site Engineer

Fairstone Ltd which forms part of Evaco Group is a growing and well-known construction company. We are currently looking for a Site Engineer.

The job responsibilities of the Site Engineer include the following but are not limited to:

 

Site Liaison                                                                                                      

  • Assist Senior Site Engineer/Site Manager
  • Supply feedback on job progress
  • Supply technical input where necessary and where applicable.
  • Supply information when direct liaison with the client or management required.
  • Assist in preparing of material schedules and requisitions.
  • Ensure all works are as per specifications and drawing.
  • Assist in monitoring of weekly programme.
  • Assist in keeping record of daily site diary.
  • Attend and contribute to site cost meetings.

Assist Foreman/ General Foreman                                                     

  • Liaise with General Foreman by having formal discussions with them on site about performance, progress and quality.
  • Assist General Foreman with technical issues and production targets.
  • Discuss with General Foreman ways and means in improving operational efficiency and reducing wastage.
  • Read, interpret engineers/architect/ID drawings, Bending Schedules.

Assist Quantity Surveyor                                                                     

  • Record work done and inform /advise QS on additional work/variations.
  • Ensure that the work done as per site instruction is measured and recorded.
  • Provide QS with any information which could be used for claims e.g., Change of scope of works.
  • Liaise with M&E Coordinator to ensure that all services are properly planned, installed within agreed time schedule, approved and tested.
  • Ensure proper and timely communication and exchange of information with relevant M&E sub contractors.

Sub-contractors                                                                                  

  • Ensure that sub-contract work is carried out in according with the specifications.
  • Ensure that sub-contractor abides by Fairstone safety requirements.

Programme

  • Assist SE/ SSE /SM to prepare site programme of work.
  • Monitor efficiency of resources by doing plant and labour performance studies.
  • Breakdown allowable into units for agreed period.
  • Establish programme for area of work or structures with General Foreman.
  • Ensure with land surveyor that setting out is double checked.

Monitor contract efficiency by                                                                      

  • Comparing plant and labour cost against allowable cost.
  • Recording actual progress against programme.
  • Highlighting delays for possible claims and extension of time e.g. waiting for drawings, incorrect information, excessive rain etc.
  • Ordering materials and following up orders so that no delays are incurred because of material delays.

Quality                                                                        

  • Implement systems to ensure that copies of test certificates are safely filed.
  • Implement systems to ensure that soil and concrete samples are taken to the laboratory for tests and tests results are recorded and checked for suitability.
  • Sign off QA sheets before any concrete casting.
  • Ensure that all levels are checked regularly.
  • Check all built in items positions on a regular basis.
  • Quality Documentation & check sheet are enforced & maintained at all level.

Safety                                                                         

  • Control the safety of personnel on site by ensuring that the correct safety equipment, clothing and PPE are worn.
  • Ensure compliance with the highest safety standards.

Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Engineering/Civil Engineering or relevant qualifications related to post.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience.
  • Good knowledge of Construction Drawings and AutoCAD.
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written in English and French.
  • Good professional approach.
  • Time management skills.
  • Flexible to work odd hours.

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or related field
  • 5 years’ work experience within the construction industry
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic fast pace environment
  • Ability to develop and sustain excellent relationships with people
  • Positive Attitude
  • Time Management Abilities
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Excellent follow up skills both internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Strong Leadership and Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to manage large teams

 

NOTE

  • The company reserves the right to call only the best qualified candidates for the selection exercises.
  • The company also reserves the right not to proceed with the vacancy.