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Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation

JobID: 23339-1231293

Location: Accra, GHA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation

Ghana - Greater Accra


**Job Summary**

The Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation leads the site supervision team administering the contract of the Design-Build contractor for the delivery of the reclamation, ground improvement and dredging.

The Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation develops and supervises a team of supervision staff.

The Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation reports to the Project Director who is named as The Engineer in the FIDIC Yellow-Book marine works contract.

The Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation is responsible for project-level reporting, planning, earned value assessments and risk management.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

The Resident Engineer - Dredging & Reclamation is responsible for:

+ Delegated duties from The Engineer under the FIDIC marine works contract.

+ Actively addressing issues as raised by the project team by providing guidance or resolution either personally or through collaboration with quantity surveyors, contracts specialists and HSEQ specialists.

+ Providing support and advice to the other marine works engineers.

+ Liaising with Client team in relation to on going project progress, decisions and changes.

+ Advising management of the status of project progress, decisions and changes.

+ Coordinating project needs and service delivery with other discipline leads: project controls, commercial/contracts, HSE and quality.

+ Coordinating project needs and service delivery with other projects’ Resident engineers.

+ Implementing the integrated management system including the Quality Management System.

+ Preparation of and verifying the accuracy 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.

+ Verifying the accuracy of earned value assessments.

+ Participating in project/program risk assessment activities and maintaining a project-level risk register.

+ Contributing to the development of tender and contract documents for interfacing works.

+ Collaborating with the Design Manager in the review of the Design-Build Contractor’s design of the works.

+ Obtaining support from the Quality Manager in implementing the QA/QC procedures.

+ Collaborating with the Project Controls staff in assessing progress against programme.

+ Mentoring subordinate staff.

**Minimum Requirements**


+ Minimum 6 years’ experience as a Resident engineer for dredging and reclamation and ground improvement works.

+ Minimum 10 years of experience in construction site environment

+ Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position overseeing CM/CS staff and other personnel on major infrastructure programme during construction phase

+ Minimum 12 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry

+ Minimum 8 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm

**Specific skills required:**

+ High level of proficiency in bathymetric survey techniques, equipment and data analysis and reporting

+ Extensive knowledge of dredging equipment and safe operation of floating plant

+ This position requires sound problem resolution, judgment, decision-making, troubleshooting skills

+ Leadership and negotiation skills to resolve project related issues

+ Knowledge of industry best practice for health, safety and environmental management for dredging, reclamation and ground improvement works

**Personal Specification:**

+ Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

+ Leadership of subordinate staff

Additional Comments:

+ Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Minimum BTech in an engineering discipline.

+ Member of professional organisation.

**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.

**Job Category** Engineering - Engineering Design

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** Ghana

**Position Status** Part-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 179474BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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