Associate Civil Engineer

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5312/26412
Department/office AFR, ETMCO, Sudan
Duty station Doka, Sudan
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Ongoing Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 21-Jul-2023 to 31-Jul-2023

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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UNOPS Ethiopia Multi-Country Office (ETMCO) exciting career opportunity.

UNOPS-ETMCO is recruiting for this position: Associate Civil Engineer based in Doka, Sudan.

Qualified females and candidates from underrepresented groups in UNOPS are highly encouraged to apply.

The Associate Civil Engineer should perform the following duties and responsibilities ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity:  

  1. Day-to-day contractor site work supervision

  2. Develop Inspection and cost plans

  3. HSSE

  4. Maintain detailed schedules and site engineering activities

  • Responsible for day-to-day coordination with the contractor according to the needs and requirements on site  Inspects and reports on Contractor’s works in progress, ensuring that the Contractor meets the high-quality standards expected by UNOPS.  
  • Develops inspection and test plans and updates them regularly with the contractor.  
  • Checks Contractors set out and works, including compliance with Contract Specifications and ensures that the contractor complies with his work plan to complete work within a specified timeframe.  
  • Provides support and guidance to the contractor and assists in resolving site problems, as necessary in coordination with the designated Project Manager.
  • Attends the project site daily in order to monitor the progress of works, identifies the existing problems and provides appropriate technical solutions through the application of sound engineering standards in consultation with the designated Project Manager.  
  • Prepares bid documentation and participates in the bids’ analysis and evaluation.  Responsible for the preparation of weekly progress reports on construction activities , according to the agreed timeframe.  Maintains records; compiles periodic reports and any specific reports required by UNOPS standard procedures  
  • Assesses the work activities of the contractor, measures completed work and makes recommendations to the designated Project Manager for progress payments to contractors.  
  • Evaluates and assesses the works schedule, including the comparison with the schedule baseline and reportS to the designated Project Manager accordingly.  
  • Checks all laboratory reports, operation and maintenance manuals, and keeps records and reports to the designated Project Manager accordingly.  
  • Coordinates contractor’s shop drawings’ approval process with the designated Project Manager during the implementation phase.  
  • Checks verifies and approves the interim payments submitted by the Contractor/s and submits detailed reports to the designated Project manager.  
  • Checks, verifies and recommends approvals to the designated Project Manager on all variation orders/Claims submitted by the contractor during the implementation phase as per UNOPS procurement rules.  
  • Ensures UNOPS Health, Safety, Social and Environmental management systems are implemented on-site.  
  • Assesses and reports on the project closing plans, archiving of cost and progress reports and hands over all related reports to the Project Manager.
  • Maintains detailed documentation of all site engineering activities.  Develops, updates and maintains the following project registers: 
  1. Payment register 

  2. Variation register 

  3. Site safety inspection and Notice of Unsafe condition register 

  4. Site diary 

  5. Drawings register 

  6. Instruction to contractor registers 

  7. Visitor register 

  8. Sample approval register 

  9. Tests register 

  10. Progress photos

  11. Submittals register. 

  12. Non-Conference Report Register . 

  13. Correspondence Register  

  • Attends weekly/Monthly contractor coordination meetings, prepares agenda and minutes  
  • Planning and documentation for future phases of the project as directed by the designated Project Manager including activities such as: 1. Estimations 2. Producing Bill of Quantities/Specs/ Drawings

  • Performs other related duties as required by the designated Project Manager
Impacts of results

The effective and successful achievement of results by the  Associate Civil Engineer directly impacts the achievement of the outputs and outcomes of the project and consequently reinforces the visibility and image of UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in humanitarian and sustainable development services. Mainly, infrastructure maintenance/rehabilitation, upgrading and expansion to provide access to health services in Eastern Sudan and in particular to the host communities and Refugees in Doka.

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