Civil Engineer Job Careers – Kikagati Power Company Limited (KPCL)

Job Title:    Civil
Engineer

Organisation: Kikagati Power Company Limited (KPCL)

Duty Station: Kikagati, Isingiro District, Site Based position, Uganda

Reports to: KPCL Project Manager and Civil Manager

About US:

Kikagati Power
Company Limited (KPCL) is set to construct a 14MW hydropower plant on the
Kagera river that marks the border between the Republic of Uganda and United
Republic of Tanzania. The project is located within Nyakayojo village, Kikagati
Town Council, Isingiro district in Uganda and Murongo village, Murongo ward,
Kyerwa District in Kagera region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Harmonise
Project technical compliance with relevant local authorities.

·       
Inspect,
supervise, and monitor EPC contractor/subcontractor quality and performance.

·       
Responsible
for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance of contractors and
the project for the Civils department generally.

·       
Executes
the specific inspections on materials, equipment, and construction/installation
activities on site.

·       
Ensure
respect of the technical specification and approved drawings at site

·       
Issues
the relevant Quality Records and, when necessary, write and send to Quality
Control Supervisor non-conformances reports.

·       
Checks
the preparation of foundations.

·       
Checks
the correct preparation of reinforcements.

·       
Checks
the certifications regarding element mixes. ASTM and other applicable tests,
chemical analysis, grain size analysis.

·       
Monitors
all aspects of pouring operations.

·       
Monitors
correct curing operations.

·       
Checks
the sampling operations (when required).

·       
Reviews
the laboratory examination results.

·       
Checks
sub-grade dry density.

·       
Checks
moisture content.

·       
Checks
compression strength test.

·       
Checks
after execution of costing.

·       
Checks
after concrete pouring.

·       
Checks
materials quality (wire, fitting etc.).

·       
Verifies
special processes and the relevant workers’ qualifications.

·       
Orderly
collect, check and manage documents certifying tests, controls and inspections
carried out witnessing the tests, controls and inspections carried out.

·       
Check
the conformity with the Quality Control Plan and obtain the relevant
documentation.

·       
Check
the documents certifying the tests, controls and inspections carried out.

·       
Ensure
the correct implementation of the approved Inspection Test Plan according to
Clients requirements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Essential:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a reputable
institution.

·       
At least
five years of experience in construction

·       
Fluency
in English (written and oral).

Preferable:

·       
Previous
experience in hydro power construction.

How to Apply:

Applications should
be emailed to Procurement@berkeley-energy.ug, addressed to the “The Project
Manager”, include the application letter and updated CV (in pdf format) with at
least 2 references. Only candidates who meet the required specifications will
be contacted.

Deadline: Friday 4th September 2020 by 5:00pm. 

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