• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Utilities
  • Deadline:
    October 25, 2019
  • Languages:
    English

Civil Engineer

Job description

To develop conceptual and design solutions for Civil Engineering projects using analytical techniques. The role ensures execution and/or coordination of civil engineering works to meet business requirements (operational efficiency) and standards


Key activities

  1. Safety, Health and Environment
  2. Quality
  3. Needs Assessment
  4. Facilities
  5. Compliance
  6. Knowledge Management
  7. Project Management
  8. Data Collection and Analysis

Education required

1.A recognized Degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent.

2.Professional membership of recognized institution required

 


Experience required

  1. At least 5 years post qualification professional experience of which at least three years must be in a civil engineering project management environment in a medium to large-scale project in a large scale industrial construction environment with a working knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering

Responsibilities

Safety, Health and Environment
Delivers own prescribed outcomes and/or provides support services by using the organization’s safety, health and environment systems and protocols.

Quality
Helps managements to implement quality assurance change initiatives and/or make continuous operational improvements.

Needs Assessment
Explores issues and/or needs to establish potential causes, related issues and barriers.

Facilities
Fulfills overall supplier management strategy by managing and delivering the required service levels for a portfolio of major facilities services.

Data Collection & Analysis
Conducts research using primary data sources and selects relevant information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.

Compliance
Highlights shortcomings and suggests improvements in current compliance processes, systems and procedures within assigned unit and/or discipline.

Contract Management
Manages and delivers required outcomes for a portfolio of contracts and negotiates service level agreements while planning, coordinating and supervising activities related to major contracts.

Improvement / Innovation
Identifies shortcomings, then suggests and implements improvements to existing business practices, while developing and delivering projects or a work stream within the organization’s change management program with guidance from senior colleagues.

Knowledge Management
Manages the development and/or operation of knowledge management system with guidance from senior colleagues.

Policy Development & Implementation
Develops procedures for area of expertise with guidance from senior colleagues, then monitors implementation of those procedures within the organization.

Product & Solution Development
Evaluates the feasibility/relevance of proposed solutions, then develops and/or delivers a plan for significant aspects of the development program with guidance from senior colleagues.

Project Management
Manages and delivers required outcomes for a portfolio of projects while reporting to senior colleagues.

Behavioral Skills
Strategic Thinking
Focuses on the long-term business strategy and aligns their thinking and planning accordingly. Specifically, clarifies and refines the strategy; for example, translating the overall strategy into actionable local changes or innovations.

Initiative
Acts proactively to avoid problems or identifies and takes advantage of opportunities. Specifically, is proactive; for example, recognizing and acts on current opportunities or problems and takes action.

Impact through Influence
Engages with others, getting buy-in to deliver results and skillfully influencing to build support. Specifically, uses indirect influence; for example, plan-fully using an influential third party to accomplish a particular result.

Enabling Collaborative Solutions
The ability to win the hearts and minds of others to pursue new and extraordinary cross-boundary collaborations and to do the right thing, regardless of formal authority. Specifically, forms collaborative teams e.g. willingly spends extra time to define common goals, appeal to common values and mediate differences to achieve the optimum benefit to the organization.

Drive for Results
Focuses on assessing, measuring and improving performance. Shows drive and determination to meet short- and long-term goals. Specifically, strives to meet challenging goals; for example, setting ambitious, but realistic goals for performance improvement (for self and/or own team).

Understanding Others
Takes an active interest in other people. Seeks to understand their individual perspectives and concerns and accurately hears the unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others. Specifically, actively listens; for example, repeating what was heard to check understanding, particularly in difficult conversations.

Approach to Thinking
Thinks through situations of varying degrees of complexity and ambiguity, in order to understand them clearly. Specifically, cuts through complexity; for example, explaining complex situations or data in a way that is easy for others to understand.

Social responsibility
Focuses on social responsibility and corporate citizenship. Pays attention to health safety, environmental and social issues. Specifically, complies with requirements; for example, consistently meeting the requirements of organization’s code of conduct and of relevant regulations.

Customer Focus
Identifies and meets the needs of internal and external customers, being continually focused on outcomes for customers. Specifically, improves service; for example, asking for customers feedback and takes action for improvement.

Organizational Systems Thinking
Considers and addresses the organization as a set of interacting systems so as to structure and align organizational ways of working to the strategy or organizational purpose. This is about changing structure, systems, processes (the ‘plumbing’ of the organization) – it is not the interpersonal aspects of leading change. Specifically, identifies areas for change; for example, diagnosing misalignment between the organizational structure or model and the desired outcomes.

Attention to Detail
Manages, tracks and attends to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity. Specifically, monitors others’ work; for example, checking to ensure that procedures are followed.

Collaborative Influence
Win the hearts and minds of others across boundary collaborations and to do the right thing, regardless of formal authority. Specifically, invites individual cooperation; for example, inviting the sharing of alternative solutions or viewpoints.

Conceptual Thinking
Thinks through issues by seeing the pattern or big picture, brings facts and ideas together, and develops innovative or creative insights. Specifically, Uses common sense; for example, using past experience to choose an approach

Information Seeking
A desire to know more and seek information to inform decisions. Specifically, researches; for example, conducting debriefs following completed projects to understand what worked well and what did not.

Technical Skills
Engineering Technical Operations Support
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on identifying and diagnosing operational problems, then developing engineering solutions to resolve those issues.

Engineering Implementation
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on implementing engineering designs, evaluating outcomes and then making improvements as needed.

Engineering Build
Builds engineering solutions without supervision and provides technical guidance on these solutions as needed.

Engineering Design
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance as needed on executing engineering designs using the appropriate methods, tools, processes and software.

Contract Management
Supervises the construction of assigned properties according to instructions without supervision and provides technical guidance as needed.

Business Requirements Analysis
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing the business requirements that IT solutio must meet.

Compliance
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently while guiding and training others on achieving full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in management and/or operations.

Data Collection and analysis
Works independently and provides guidance and training to others on analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.

Data Management
Applies comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfill business objectives.

Planning and Organizing
Uses expertise to act as organizational authority on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.

Policy and procedures
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on developing, monitoring, interpreting and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organizational strategies and objectives.

Policy and Regulation
Works independently and provides guidance and training to others while interpreting and applying comprehensive knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.

Risk Management
Uses comprehensive knowledge and/or skills to act independently while providing guidance and training to others on identifying, assessing, prioritizing and managing risks in a production process.

 

 

 

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