Civil Engineer

August 12, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

SAO Capital

SAO Capital is a social impact, investment & advisory company with a focus on Financial Advisory, Capital raising and Investment Management Services for institutions, governments, and government agencies. We are accretive to Africa's and Nigeria's economic development targeting sectors such as Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, SMEs, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare and Education.
Our clients come to us with some of the most challenging global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Civil Engineer
Location: Ilorin, Kwara
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description

SAO Capital is working (in partnership with the Kwara State Government) as a Project Monitoring Company on key social impact-driven projects spread across the Agro, Energy, Construction, Health, Environment and Information Technology sectors.
The SAO PMC’s intention is to reposition Kwara State as the foremost infrastructural Hub within the North-Central region of the country.

Impact of the Role

Maximize Your Potential.
Tackle The World's Toughest Problems.
Build Expertise in Areas That Matter to You.
Become A Global Development Leader


Highly capable to manage construction projects.
Conducting land surveys, allocating resources, supervising multidisciplinary construction teams, and inspecting completed construction projects.
Possess extensive experience in managing large construction projects.
Ability to ensure adherence to construction specifications and standards.
Highly skilled in delivering completed projects within budget and on time.
Managing the planning and developing detailed design stages of our civil engineering projects.
Performing due diligence on the impact and feasibility of project sites.
Overseeing all project stages from preliminary layouts to final engineering designs.
Surveying new construction sites and assessing existing structures for upgrades.
Designing and recommending improvements to computer-aided design (CAD) software drawings and schematics.
Performing cost estimations and preparing project budgets.
Preparing work schedules and allocating resources, as well as supervising other project team engineers, construction managers, workers, technicians, and contractors.
Ensuring that civil engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.
Inspect completed projects for compliance with industry codes, specifications, and safety standards.
Documenting processes and presenting project progress updates to senior managers and clients.
Project management duties (e.g. managing budgets, resources, and deadlines; acquiring and compiling quotes, etc.).

Skills & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
COREN Certified.
A minimum of 3 years' experience working as a civil engineer on similar projects.
Proficiency in civil engineering project management software, such as Civil 3D, map creation, Autodesk and CAD.
In-depth knowledge of civil engineering and construction specifications, standards, and codes.
Great leadership, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
Superb mathematical, time-management, and organizational abilities.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Ability to coordinate more than one project at a time
Availability to perform construction site visits outside of business hours, when necessary.

Personal Characteristics:

Must be a FINISHER.
Intrinsically motivated by the mission of SAO Group.
Results- orientated and pragmatic with exceptional quantitative and analytical ability and attention to detail.
Independent thinker and worker who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously with fast-changing priorities.
Flexibility to roll up your sleeves and attack problems and projects as they arise, where you must set a clear structure, method and outcomes yourself.
Tech savvy who embraces new software and online tools and is personally interested in tech-enabled solutions.
Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders based remotely or travelling in different time zones.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
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