Kenya Airports Authority Resident Engineer Job Vacancy – Kisumu International Airport

Kenya Airports Authority Vacancy

Resident Engineer – 18 Months

(Kisumu International Airport)
Job Profile
The role will be charged with the responsibility of contract administration, project organization, cost control, and quality assurance of the entire project.
Main Responsibilities
  • To prepare a construction manual outlining routines and procedures to be applied in contract management supervision and administration.
  • Review available project documents and drawings for the purposes of understanding the design.
  • Provide ad-hoc design details as required for the implementation of works.
  • Issue all the necessary instructions to the contractor(s) check and control the work to ensure that it is carried out in accordance to the contract requirement.
  • Provide general guidance to contractor(s) as may be necessary to ensure that works are carried out expeditiously according to the agreed schedule and within the terms of contract(S).
  • During the execution of the works carry out inspections of all work area and installations.
  • Receive certificates from contractor(s), check and approve all material required to ensure compliance.
  • Ascertain and agree with the contractor(s) measurements and payment claims and certify these to KAA being correct and within the terms of the contact(s).
  • Record the results of work measurements carried out for payment of provisional and final quantities on the proper forms normally use in Kenya or as agreed with KAA for proper execution, completion and commissioning of the works and building management system.
  • Prepare and submit to the project manager:
  1. Monthly progress reports
  2. Quarterly reports
  3. Technical reports as necessary
  4. Final completion reports and any
  • Conduct post construction inspections and follow up action during defects liability period including preparation of a preventive maintenance system for Airport facilities, at Kisumu Airport.
  • Issue a Defects Liability Certificate upon completion of the defect s liability period so that the Performance Bonds can be released.
  • Prepare and submit final built drawing, maintenance and preventive maintenance schedules.
  • To advise KAA on all matters relating to claims from the contractor and to make recommendations thereon, including the possible recourse to arbitration.
  • Bsc. Civil Engineering.
  • Registered Engineer with Kenya Engineers Board or an internationally recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 15 years professional experience with 10 years on relevant project management/supervision of projects of similar nature, magnitude and complexity .
  • Leadership and managerial skills.
  • Computer literacy.
How to apply
Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 10th August 2012 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop PM-JKIA/JULY/2012
The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P O Box 19001-00501
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”

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