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Jobs Vacany at Proactive Employment Solutions Co. Ltd (PES), Highway Engineer (Civil Engineer)

Kinondoni, Mbezi Dar Es Salaam

SUMMARY Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects on County roads and bridges. Serves as Resident Engineer on major construction projects and supervises department Engineers. Prepares workable design drawings of roadway projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Serves as Resident Engineer on major construction projects to ensure that projects are built in accordance with plans, special provisions, IDOT Standards and estimates. Gives engineering advice to assist in solving problems.

Performs bridge inspection surveys throughout the County to monitor bridges for maintenance or repair.

Analyzes reports, maps, drawings and tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geological data to plan and design project.

Directs or performs surveys for proposed construction. Estimates costs and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.

Co-ordinates contract work with utility companies and other governmental agencies.

Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for project. Reviews preliminary plans and specifications of construction contracts. Prepares authorizations for change orders regarding construction revisions.

Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards. Resolves design or construction problems and meets with contractors and the public.

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises 3 employees in the Highway Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, appraising performance and planning, assigning, and directing work. Hiring, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing and resolving problems are primarily the responsibility of the County Engineer.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree (B. S.) from a four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering; with 5-7 years related experience and some supervisory experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common engineering and technical journals and financial reports and legal contracts. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from contractors, regulatory agencies, or other engineers. Ability to effectively present information to contractors, employees, government agency personnel and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such engineering tasks as structure, stress, load weights and other engineering factors.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. 

Frequent on-site visits to road and bridge construction which includes climbing and walking over rough terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and talk; or hear. 

The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl. 

 Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. Occasionally required to wear safety helmets and safety glasses.