AECOM Engineer: Roadworks - Expression of Interest in Accra, Ghana
Ghana - Greater Accra, Accra
Due to our strong pipeline of projects we may have an opening for an experienced Engineer: Roadworks. The role would be based in Tema, Ghana.
If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch.
The Engineer: Roadworks leads the construction supervision (CS) team supervising the construction of the road intersection.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Engineer: Roadworks is responsible for:
Actively addressing issues as raised by the project team by providing guidance or resolution either personally or through delegation to the CS team members.
Mentoring and developing a team of CS professionals.
Chairing progress meetings with contractors
Administering one FIDIC Yellow Book construction contracts as the representative of The Engineer with particular attention to HSE, quality, project progress, progress payments and changes.
Supervising construction activities and providing technical guidance to inspectors and other staff.
Advising senior management of the status of project progress, decisions and changes.
Supporting the implementation of the Quality Management System.
Obtaining support from the Quality Manager in implementing the quality assurance procedures
Supporting preparation of periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports and project metrics.
Participating in project/program risk assessment activities and reviewing a project-level risk register.
Assisting in the review of the design consultant’s / design-build contractors design of the Works
Collaborating with the Project Controls staff in assessing progress against programme and earned value.
Collaborating with the project controls and commercial teams in assessing impacts of proposed changes of scope, schedule and cost.
Assisting in the review and finalization of overall project schedules and progress monitoring.
Minimum 5 years of experience in construction site environment.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position overseeing CS staff and other personnel on major infrastructure programme during construction phase.
Minimum 10 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry.
Minimum 10 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm.
Specific Skills Required:
This position requires sound problem resolution, judgment, decision-making, troubleshooting skills and the ability to advocate and direct the implementation of project management systems.
Leadership and negotiation skills to resolve project related issues.
Team leader / decision maker – ability to identify skill gaps in team members and implement appropriate development.
Focused on client delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Empathy towards staff and colleagues – collaborative management style
- Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Member of professional organisation.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Category Engineering - Construction
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Temporary
Requisition/Vacancy No. 191380BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.