29 May 2017

AECOM Job Vacancy : Deputy Engineer’s Representative

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Requisition/Vacancy No. 159778BR

Position Title Deputy Engineer’s Representative for Building Works

Job Category Engineering – Construction

Business Line Transportation

Country Ghana

State/Province/Region GH – Greater Accra

City Accra

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

The Deputy Engineer’s Representative is part of the Project Management Consultant’s Construction Management Group and focuses on the Building sector of the programme and reports to the Land & Buildings Engineer’s Representative.

Duties and Responsibilities:

TheDep. ER – Buildingsis responsible for:

  • Reporting to the Engineer’s Representative issues as raised by the project team by providing guidance or resolution either personally or through delegation to the CS team members.
  • Assisting the ER with tendering for building contracts. The works will be tendered as multiple FIDIC Red Book contract. TheDep. ER assists the contracts team with preparation of tender documents and evaluation of tenders from technical design and construction viewpoints.
  • Advising the ER of the status of project progress, decisions and changes.
  • Liaising with the ER to coordinate project needs and service delivery with other discipline leads: Project Controls, Commercial/Contracts, HSE and Quality.
  • Assisting the ER to coordinate project needs and service delivery with PMC staff who are managing other projects including the construction of marine works.
  • Assist the ER and Interface Manager in actively identifying and managing all interfaces between the various construction contracts.
  • Contributing to the development of tender and contract documents for interfacing works.
  • Supporting the implementation of the Quality Management System.
  • Ensuring that the Project and Contractors HSE plans are adhered to.
  • Supporting preparation of periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports and project metrics.
  • Collaborating with the project controls and commercial teams in assessing impacts of proposed changes of scope, schedule and cost, in addition assessing progress against programme and earned value.
  • Participating with the ER in project/program risk assessment activities and reviewing a project-level risk register.
  • Collaborating with the Design Manager in the review of the design consultant’s design of the works.
  • Obtaining support from the Quality Manager in implementing the quality assurance procedures.
  • Liaise with the ER to manage the CS staff including the planning, hiring, developing, mentoring, leading and staff retention.

Minimum Requirements

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in construction site environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position overseeing CS staff and other personnel on major infrastructure programme during construction phase.
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm.

Specific skills required:

  • This position requires sound problem resolution, judgment, decision-making, troubleshooting skills and the ability to advocate and direct the implementation of project management systems.
  • Leadership and negotiation skills to resolve project related issues.
  • Experience in the construction of both steel and concrete framed office / industrial buildings including MEP.

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 a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Civil / Structural Engineering

Member of professional organisation – Civil Engineering

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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