Civil Engineer

September 2, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Committed To Good (CTG Global) - 10 Openings

CTG Global – CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero-tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.

In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peacebuilding, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Civil Engineer
Vacancy ID: VAC-8168
Location: Borno
Start date: 01-Oct-2022
Duration: 4 months
Slot: 10 Openings
Overview of Position

The nexus of security humanitarian development issues around lake Chad has given rise to an intractable extremist insurgency that has left tens of thousands of people dead, approximately 2.5 million displaced & more than 10 million people in the region affected & in need.
While robust national & multi national military operations have retaken territory previously controlled by Boko Haram, our client recognizes that a new approach is required to consolidate these gains & establish the conditions necessary to transition from military to civilian responsibility for security & from the provision of humanitarian assistance to the resumption of stalled development processes. In this context, the our client is strengthening its presence in the North East (NE) region by establishing a Sub Office (SO) in Maiduguri.
The SO will serve as the centre of operations for programming which will include a regional stabilization facility, a Disengagement, Disassociation, Reconciliation & Reintegration (DDRR) & recovery & resilience program.
Our clients SO for the NE region of Nigeria has been operational since 2017 & they have established an operations service centre to support management & operations functions related to the effective delivery of programmatic results in anticipation of launch of new programs, such as Nigerian window of the stabilization facility in NE region.
The national window of the regional stabilization facility for Nigeria aims to address the needs of immediate stabilization in the target areas in NE region of Nigeria with high degrees of insecurity, promoting the phased transition of insecure areas toward greater security & the reduction of current volatility whereby previously secure areas have become more rather than less vulnerable.
Provision of basic services through construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructure is one of the program focuses of the stabilization facility & integrated recovery programs, such as school & health facilities, water wells / systems, housing units, shops / markets, among others.
To this end, our client under the regional stabilization facility is rebuilding a community that has been destroyed by the insurgency in the lake Chad basin region, these projects either directly managed by our client or the govt.
Therefore, our client requires the services of a suitably qualified & experienced supervision company/firm (the “consultant”) to undertake comprehensive construction supervision of works for the duration of the construction of the projects.

Role Objectives
The objective of this consultancy service is given as follows:

To provide technical & civil engineering supervision of civil works projects & contractors to achieve smooth project execution & delivery of basic infrastructure projects.
To ensure quality & timely project delivery according to contract specifications, schedule & budget.
To monitor construction progress detailing inputs for weekly & milestone progress reports.
Our client will review all reports to ensure that the service provider complies with timely & adequate reporting.

The following is the overall methodology to be followed:

Engagement with govt. contractors:
Support preparations for project implementation.
Conduct consultation meetings with our client, MRRR & contractors’ regular meetings either through remote calls or teleconferencing.
Review the technical documents, architectural design, structural design & other relevant documents.

Supervision of Project Sites
The supervision firm shall do the following supervision tasks in each site related to civil works (but not limited to):

Ensuring full compliance with contract scope of work, project schedule, design drawing details, quality specifications & civil engineer’s instructions.
Document all activities on the site by taking clear progressive photographs of all critical activities & archiving for reporting purposes.
Confirmation of depth, dimensions & level of excavation, treatment with anti termite chemicals & adequate compaction of base before giving approval for pouring blinding concrete.
Confirmation of the depth & width of foundation before casting.
Confirmation of all reinforcement bar sizes, spacing, concrete covers, steel fixation & alignment before casting.
Confirmation of quality & strength of sandcrete blockwork supplied by contractors before granting approval for use.
Confirmation of quality of formwork for foundation / columns / beams & to check for concrete cover provision, gaps, eccentricity & alignment.  
Inspection of quality & quantity of concrete materials (cement, fine & coarse aggregate, water, reinforcement) & method of mix present on site before granting approval to commence concrete works.
Enforcement of the use of PPE & compliance with safety policy on site.
Ensuring contractor’s key personnel are present on site.
Ensuring contractors deploy & utilize required construction equipment for designated works.
Confirmation of serviceability of equipment such as concrete mixer & poker vibrator before granting approval for casting.
Inspection of all concrete casting works to ensure compliance with specified mix ratio & that vibration is carried out for adequate compaction.
Ensuring contractors carry out adequate curing of concrete & comply with minimum formwork striking times.
Inspection & approval of all samples of electrical, mechanical, furniture & plumbing fittings, appliances & fixtures prior to installation by the contractor.
Supervising Engineer to confirm that brand, rating, specifications, durability, colour, size etc. of products supplied by vendor complies with contract BOQ specifications & Civil Engineer’s instructions.
Resolution of critical site issues in collaboration with our clients engineering team.
Providing estimate of work done on site to guide our clients engineering team on valuation for milestone payment.
Ensuring contractors comply with project schedule / work plan & deliver project before contract expiry date & escalate project delay issues.
Ensure testing & commissioning of all electrical & mechanical installations are carried out & documented prior to project acceptance & demobilization of contractors.
Advice our client to withhold payments for any work which has been rejected or any work which is not in compliance with the contract documents.
Organize & represent our clients interests in site meetings with contractors & other stakeholders.
Monitor day to day progress of infrastructure project activities & promptly report any abnormality or risks to our clients Senior Civil Engineer & Civil Engineer.
Provide weekly & milestone progress reports to our cleints Senior Civil Engineer & Civil Engineer.
Assist our client as expert witness in dispute arising from the development or construction of the project & in bearings before various approving & regulatory agencies.
Ensure defective works are remedied on time & high quality workmanship is employed by contractors for all activities.
Support our clients engineering team in verifying contractor variation requests (if & when required).
Ensuring proper close out of projects (site cleaning, payment of wages etc.) by contractors before demobilization from the site.
Carry out other tasks assigned by our clients Senior Civil Engineer when required.

Deliverables:

Inception report including detailed method statement & implementation plan within 2 weeks after signing on the contract.
Weekly reports reflecting progress of works in each project with details of each activity, compliance status with pictures.
Final report at completion of project implementation.

Project reporting:

This role work under the guidance & direct supervision of Senior Civil Engineer & in close collaboration with the project team in NE SO, the consultant shall perform supervisory roles aimed at quality & timely execution of our clients / govt. projects.

Requirements

Minimum of Bachelor's Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering, Building Technology, or Architecture.
Registration with the professional regulation bodies such as COREN, COBON, ARCON in Nigeria & / or member of the professions societies (NSE, NIOB or NIA).
Minimum of 5 years of extensive experience in construction & managing civil works projects.
Including 3 years of construction & rehabilitation / renovation supervision experience of public infrastructure, residential buildings, utility services, schools, etc.
Proven ability to work with multi disciplinary teams & liaison with authorities.
Experience working in challenging security environments is highly desirable.
Functionally related professional management skills.
Ability to interpret & implement architectural, structural, M&E drawings on site.
Ability to use survey equipment & GPS tools for measurements on site.
Ability to plan & prioritize work activities to meet organizational goals, organize & oversee work processes efficiently to achieve quality results.
Ability to perform overall monitoring & reporting tasks.
Excellent communication & reporting skills to deal with the govt. & contractors.
Fluent in spoken & written English is a requirement.
The ability to communicate effectively in Kanuri, Hausa, or other local language spoken in the NE region is an asset.
Experience from previous UN assignments & / or multilateral organizations & bilateral aid organizations would be an asset.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in supervision of civil works.
Minimum of 5 years of which demonstrable experience in providing construction & or supervision services in a high risk area with emphasis on NE Nigeria.
Minimum of 2 satisfactory performance reviews for similar service provided for the UN or NGOs.
General organizational capability which is likely to enhance implementation, including management structure, financial stability & project financing capacity, management controls.
Capacity to provide required PPE, measuring & testing equipment & work tools for team members.
Experience working with a team of engineers in (construction / major renovation works in buildings / construction Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) / engineering design) similar services.
Ability of staff to monitor & supervise local contractors & ensure projects are delivered within scope, quality, schedule & budget.
Ability of staff resolve & proffer solutions to site issues.
Ability of staff to prepare detailed engineering progress report.
Ability of staff to utilize IT, engineering tools & equipment for field measurements, testing & reporting.

Application Closing Date
19th September, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit app.tayohr.io.

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