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Senior Engineer - Water and Sanitation

  • Job reference: ME-005954
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Nairobi

Atkins Africa is currently looking for an experienced Engineer in Water and Sanitation to form part of our project team based in Kenya.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out engineering design related to the area of academic qualification.
  • Conduct Surveys and site investigations to gather field data and design information.
  • Perform project management and coordination roles.
  • Perform construction site supervision, contract administration and management of project issues.
  • Coordinate the activities of the design and construction teams including multi disciplinary project inputs to ensure quality of work and timely delivery of projects.
  • Prepare and manage project budgets and schedules.
  • Prepare and manage project reports and documents.
  • Prepare and administer project tender and contract documents.
  • Liaise with external project team members including the Client and attend meetings.
  • Carry out Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC), implement and ensure Quality Management System (QMS) is adhered to on projects.
  • Prepare bid documents for projects and assist in carrying out contract negotiations. 
  • Marketing and business development of the service line and the company in general as directed by the SLM.
  • May be assigned the role of a Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Resident Engineer (RE), and/or Discipline Lead Engineer on projects.
  • Any other duties assigned.



Qualifications


Academic

  • Bachelors and/or Master of Science (MSC) in the relevant engineering discipline
Professional
  • Registration with relevant engineering bodies, and with ERB as a Registered Engineer.
  • Membership in Professional Societies
Required Experience
  • Must have minimum 5-10 years or relevant experience in the area of specialization
Relevant Skills
  • Use of computers and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and Ms Project.
  • Possess expertise in relevant engineering software and applications.
  • Engineering design, drawing preparation and checking skills.
  • People skills including interpersonal, mentoring, motivating, negotiation, delegation and control, communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of contract management and administration

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