AECOM Resident Engineer – Pipelines and Onshore Works in Accra, Ghana

Ghana - Greater Accra, Accra

Job Summary

Due to our strong pipeline of projects we may have an opening for an experienced

Resident Engineer – Pipelines and Onshore Works . The role would be based in Accra, Ghana. We expect to mobilise in August/September 2018.

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.

Resident Engineer (RE) would be part of the Owners Team for the onshore and subsea pipeline, as well as VRA Station

Duties and Responsibilities:

The RE’s duties include but are not limited to the following.

  • Planning all pipeline and onshore project activities (overview of all EPC contractor activities)

  • Reviewing daily work load and forecasts for pipeline and onshore construction activities and ensuring that all Quality and HSE matters are properly implemented according to the contract.

  • Lead the Pipeline and Onshore Construction Management Team, including inspectors.

  • Engineering oversight over construction to ensure construction is in accordance with the approved design.

  • Overview of all day-to-day construction activities related to the pipeline and onshore works, and the

  • Interface with Client’s Site Supervision.

  • Attending Project Management reviews and meetings (QM/QC, HSE, Planning, etc)

  • Site Project team liaison with Client, Authorities, and Independent Inspectors

  • Review of philosophies and approaches (of the EPC contractor) which are to be used for the construction.

  • Ensuring the development of Project procedures outlining the method of working, progressing and reporting principles of communication and documentation for the Owners Team.

  • Ensuring the implementation on site of all organization matters, procedures, reporting methods and contracts.

  • The co-ordination and training of team members reporting to him.

  • The ultimate oversight of planning, scheduling, cost, variation and contract matters.

  • Ensuring that all required contractual policies and procedures are implemented throughout the project.

  • Carry out regular field inspections to observe and evaluate conditions and performance of field work.

  • Review of all Contractor project procedures and method statements

  • Monitor contractor quality management procedures and practises

  • Ensuring all contractors activities are in accordance with the design and relevant project and international specifications

  • Monitoring and reporting of Contractor progress

  • Review and manage all variaitons

  • Ensuring implementation of the ITP

  • Witnessing of relevant activities as identified in the ITP

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 10 years experience in oil and gas pipeline and associated facilities or related field.

  • Proven leadership capabilities.

  • Experience in similar role on at least 2 petrochemical pipeline projects to the value of more than $15 million.

  • Knowledge of industry best practice for health, safety and environmental management

Personal Attributes:

  • 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

Other Comments:

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana due to nationality is advantageous.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group DCS

Country Ghana

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189081BR

Clearance Required No

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.