SITE ENGINEER (CONTRACT)

  • Ikeja Bridge, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is a fully registered private limited liability company with several subsidiaries in building, warehousing, letting, sales, and development of estates, construction, property investment, maintenance, and cold storage.

Job Description

·         Managing parts of construction projects.

·         Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.

·         Setting out, leveling, surveying the site and organizing facilities.

·         Checking plans, drawings, and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

·         Supervising contracted staff.

·         Ensuring projects meet agreed specifications, budgets or timescales.

·         Liaising and communicating with clients, subcontractors and other professional staff, especially quantity surveyors and the overall project manager; regularly providing progress report.

·         Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.

·         Preparing site reports and filling in other paperwork.

·         Liaising with quantity surveyors about the ordering and negotiating the price of materials, making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.

·         Ensuring that health and safety and sustainability policies and legislation are adhered to.

·         Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.

·         Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant.

·         Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.

·         Liaising with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.

·         Planning the work and efficiently organizing the plant and site facilities in order to meet set deadlines.

·         Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, geotechnical, construction, mechanical, electrical or building Engineering/technology.

·         Minimum of 4 years’ experience in construction and site engineering.

·         Must be COREN certified.

Additional Information

Skills and Competence:

·         Commercial awareness – an understanding of how your actions can affect the profitability of a project.

·         Communication skills; written and verbal,

·         Technical and excellent IT skills.

·         Accuracy and attention to detail.

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·         Project management skills.

·         Organization skills and a methodical approach to work.

·         Negotiation skills.

·         Strong team working skills.

·         Flexibility.

·         Knowledge of relevant building and health and safety legislation.

 

Remuneration: Attractive