Project Engineer (Block Pavers) Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Job Title: Project Engineer – Block Pavers

Industry: Manufacturing (Concrete Products)

Location: Kisumu

Gross Salary: 120k – 150k

Our client is a well-established concrete manufacturing company located in Kisumu.

They seek to hire an energetic and dedicated individual to fill a position of Project Engineer.

Project Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Taking measurements, and preparation of application for interim payments
  • Carrying Final inspections, preparation of close out documents and application of substantial completion certificate.
  • Managing the works through DLP to total completion and issuance of Total Completion Certificate.
  • Developing project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Operate the paver and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Preheat paving screed before placement of asphalt and monitor and control temperature settings of the asphalt mixture.
  • Supervise operation the Paver controls to lower the screed auger, control the hopper, and navigate the direction of the paver.
  • Align the paving machine into position when receiving asphalt by dump truck, and maintain constant flow of asphalt into hopper; ease paver forward, safely pushing dump truck along construction surface.
  • Observe distribution of paving materials along screed and control the direction of the screed to eliminate voids at curbs and joints.
  • Line paver appropriately to the work area, and ensure proper application of the asphalt, smoothing it evenly to the desired height, width, and depth

Qualifications for the Project Engineer Job:

  • BSc. (Civil) Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar role
  • MUST be knowledgeable in carrying out and controlling quality in placement, laying, compaction and alignment of concrete pavers and associated precast concrete products
  • Demonstrate good business communication skills and/or train and learn on the job
  • Knowledgeable in cement and concrete specification and codes of practice applicable
  • Knowledgeable in contract administration
  • Proficient in Auto CAD, MS Project and Microsoft Application
  • Knowledgeable in engineering survey; appraising project sites, taking measurements, preparation of Bills of Quantities

How to Apply:

Please send your CV only quoting the job title(Project Engineer – Block Pavers) on the email subject HR Manager Job to on or before Monday 14th May2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 7, 2018 — 3:15 pm