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Date: Nov 16, 2017

Location: Midrand, ZA

Company: Golder Associates

Resident Engineer

Location ZA-Midrand

Posted Date 3 months ago
Job ID: 2017-13329
Area of Interest: EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years): 8

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking a Resident Engineer to oversee a contract from quality assurance perspective, inspection of the work on-site and ensuring that the design is implemented as per the engineering specifications. This is a six months fixed term position.

* Provide construction oversight for design adherence and quality control, expediting of project submittals / clarifications / issues related to the design;
* Evaluate project schedules and modifications, field planning and coordinating of design activities;
* Review of contractors Quality Control Plans and Construction Method Statements;
* Inspection of Hold Points;
* Handling of technical queries and resolutions;
* Construction materials approvals;
* Keeping of details records of all construction related activities including inspection records, request for information, design changes, non-conformances, lab results etc;
* Independent checks of tests and surveys;
* Review of as-built information and updating of drawings;
* Compilation of construction close-out report;
* Attendance of all site meetings be it technical, quality, progress or H&S;
* Communicate frequently with engineering contractors, & clients;
* Assist with project safety, equipment/material receipt inspection, and quality assurance measures.

Job Requirements

* An Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, or Construction Management;
* Ability to read / understand drawings and specification, understand construction methods and procedures, effectively communicate and coordinate with project team, recognize and relate cost impacts to modification, and provide input for construction status, schedule, and project activities;.
* AutoCAD; MS Word; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Outlook; MS Projects; Google Earth Pro; Adobe Acrobat Pro.
* 8 years’ experience in mainly civil construction with experience in concrete, piping, earthworks, HDPE lining and geotechnical experience.
* Must be an effective communicator (personal, lead meetings, phone, writing, email; etc);
* MS Word, MS Excel (Advanced), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook , MS Projects

* Is becoming regarded as an expert in a technical discipline area (includes project management) in their region or nationally.
* Makes complex decisions with input and is consulted by others on office or regionally significant decisions.
* Major focus is shifting toward project direction for projects with significant budgets and complexity, including contract negotiation, identifying strategic needs and provision of technical direction.
* Client focus is on maintaining a broad client base and actively pursuing new business opportunities.
* Displays leadership in technical elements of role, in management of project teams.
* Mentors and coaches junior and intermediate staff with respect to their career growth and professional development.
* Is responsible for ensuring delivery of significant project reports or senior review of complex technical reports.
* May be leading a technical discipline network.
* Employees focus on setting a positive example by identifying and reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.
* Displays a ‘safety first’ focus.
* Employees actively raise safety issues to the attention of peers, contractors and visitors and assist in seeking resolution to the issues identified.
* Communicates clearly and consistently the importance of health and safety and recognizes those who show the right behaviours.
* Standards / Processes / Procedures.

* Influential: known as a lead authority in an area of our business.
* Ability to delegate: willing and able to “let go” of the project management role.
* Strategist: can sense and respond to changes in the market, helps the organisation change and adapt.
* Diplomat: skill in diplomacy, able to tactfully address and resolve difficult situations.
* Ownership attitude: willing to jump in and sort out higher level issues (rather than wait for someone else).
* Strong mentor: actively mentors a number of people in their group or in other groups or offices.
* Client focus: introduces intermediate staff to their existing clients, pursues new business opportunities, and seeks new opportunities through regular client contact, positive networking and cross-selling.
* Technical excellence: involved in professional committees, expert panels, publications and conference organisation. Client focused.
* Corporate awareness: able to translate global initiatives to the office level, wants to understand what is happening at broader level of organisation.
* Leadership: able to involve others in establishing a shared vision of where the team is going, sets an example by aligning behaviours

Additional Information

* Own Vehicle
* Valid Driver’s Licence
* Must be prepared to work away from home

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