Resident Engineer

Client GIBB Engineering & Architecture
Reference # Hr1
Published 05/05/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
The Savanna City Development is an integrated Township development project. The project is currently at construction and will continue until 2020 (depending on construction progress).

The required Resident Engineer (RE) must have experience in Municipal and Civil Infrastructure and more preferably Road and concrete works.

The Resident Engineer must be able to read and understand civil and structural drawings
Job Functions Civil Engineering
Industries Consulting Services,Engineering
oResponsible for total site management and project implementation.
oThe RE monitors the Contractors progress on site and keeps in contact with the Client via the Project Manager.
oRefer major design or engineering queries or matters to the Design Engineer including approval of material and alternative design proposals as required.
oEnsure that design specifications or other problems that may have relevance to the future designs are brought to the attention of the Design Engineer.
oApplies relevant and applicable Clauses of the New Engineering Contract to the project.
oLiaise with the Contractors Site Agent with regard to all aspects of the works.
oEnsure that the Contractor and his staff understand the obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
oAssist with the Environmental Management of the Contractors work.
oAttends all the formal and informal site meetings with the Contractor, the Implementing Agent (Client), the Owner and the Funder and in the absence of the Project Manager, chair all the meetings.
oMaintain a site diary.
oManage material testing on-site and off-site.
oIssue site instructions to the Contractors.
oMonitors progress as per approved construction programme and negotiates rectification of delays and work not scheduled.
oAgrees on measurements of quantities with the Contractor.
oArrange the completion of “as-built” drawings, the Construction completion Report.
oNational Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering or
oB Tech / Bsc in Civil Engineering
oMinimum experience of eight (15) yeas experience as an RE or as a Site Agent for the Contractor after qualification.
oSuccessfully managed a team of technical staffo
oIn depth knowledge of road and concrete work especially for civil infrastructure.
oKnowledge of Civil Services (Roads, Stormwater, Sewer and water)
Job Closing Date 31/05/2017
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