AECOM Land and Buildings Site Inspector- Pavement - Expression of Interest in Accra, Ghana

Ghana - Greater Accra, Accra

Job Summary

Due to our strong pipeline of projects we may have an opening for an experienced Land and Buildings Site Inspector- Pavement

. 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 Land and Buildings Site Inspector (LBSI-U) reports to the Deputy Engineer’s Representative - Land (Dep. ER) and plays a key monitoring role in the Land Works to ensure compliance with approved shop drawings and technical specifications. The LBSI-U will monitor Utilities Works (excavations, trenching and back filling works; ducting works for storm water, freshwater, power and ICT lines, etc.) in support of the construction of Paving, Utilities, Drainage, Foundations, and other Works at the designated job site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The LBSI-U is responsible for actively coordinating and addressing issues on site either personally or through collaboration with other engineers, quantity surveyors, contracts specialists, and quality and safety specialists.

The LBSI-U’s duties will include, but will not be limited to, taking particular responsibility for:

  • Supporting administration of the Inspection Request process ensuring requests are processed and inspections properly documented within pre-defined timescales.

  • Undertaking inspection of works in progress/on completion against pre-defined standards and applicable drawings.

  • Providing on-site support to all other members of the construction supervision team. Assisting in developing and maintaining a proactive safety culture and incorporate safety observations into daily works inspection activity.

  • Monitoring construction progress against approved design and applicable standards – this infers a broad surveillance role beyond specifically undertaking inspections on request.

  • Assisting Planning Engineers in monitoring project(s) delivery against agreed baseline schedules.

  • Providing Dep. ER and Site Engineers with prompt and accurate data and/or opinions on all materials testing and quality control issues.

  • Implementing effective record systems with especial reference to the compilation of as-built records.

  • Ensuring regular checking of the calibration, accuracy and operation of testing equipment on site.

  • Reporting and contributing to reports.

  • Keeping a daily diary to record important events.

  • Assisting in the maintenance of full and complete site records and, specifically, maintaining those records for which responsibility is allocated in the data management system.

  • Attending site meetings when requested to do so.

  • Preparing and verifying the accuracy of periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports and project metrics.

  • Obtaining support from the Quality Manager in implementing the QA/QC procedures.

  • Collaborating with the Project Controls staff in assessing progress against programme.

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Minimum Requirements

Experience:

  • Experience working for a consultant is required (3 years minimum).

  • Experience in site investigation is an advantage.

  • Experience working for a contractor is an advantage.

Specific skills required:

  • Preparation of technical reports.

  • Supervision of civil construction.

  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications.

  • Reading and interpreting time schedules for construction.

Person Specification (Personality Attributes):

  • Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • LBSI- U is a member of the construction supervision team and sound interpersonal skills and team ethics are essential.

Additional Comments:

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum HND in an engineering discipline

  • Member of professional organisation.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Line Transportation

Business Group DCS

Country Ghana

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191379BR

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.