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Senior Highway Design Engineer Job at EGIS Kenya


Egis Kenya

Position: Senior Highway Design Engineer

Job Grade: 4.1

Project Duration: 1 Year- Fixed term Contract


Education / Degree: Degree in Civil Engineering

Years of Experience: 10 years including 5 years for an international company

Overview:  The Senior Highway Design Engineer shall be responsible for enabling quality and timely delivery of the required engineering components of all the firms’ projects assigned by the Design Office Manager / Interface Design Manager

Specific Responsiblities and Accountabilities

  • Assigning duties to the Engineering Team
  • Checking quality of work prepared
  • Keeping track of progress and adhering to deadlines as prescribed by the Project Director / Project Manager
  • Able to prepare Engineering Drawings
  • Managing all Administrative Requirements (hard copies/ soft copies / Server updates)
  • Management the production of the highway design (geometry, drainage, roadside amenities): technical Management and coordination of the design team formed by Design engineers and CAD technicians
  • Be responsible for organization, planning, monitoring (respect of both budget and deadlines) and ensure the quality control of the tasks related to the highway design;
  • Coordinate with other Design teams (Geotechnical, Structures, Environment, Buildings…), compiling the information and managing the interfaces between the different fields of expertise
  • Produce design reports, Bills of Quantities, Costs Estimates and all written documents related to his activity
  • Active reporting to the Project Director/Manager on progress, outstanding issues, Interview and section of new members to the design team
  • Inducting new staff in the design team
  • Data Collection and Collation
  • Performing such duties as may be required by the Design Office Manager/Interface Design
  • Manager from time to time.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Post graduate qualification would be an added advantage
  • 10 years of experience as Senior Highway Design Engineer
  • Experience in design of Grade Separated Interchanges, Motorways and Expressways
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with an international engineering consulting company
  • Construction background would be a plus
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge in French would be added advantage
  • Working Knowledge of CAD programs i.e. Auto CAD, Civil CAD 3D, BIM
  • Experience as external checker on CAD Programs i.e Auto CAD, Civil 3D,Projectwise
  • A Team Player able to work under pressure and demonstrate professional coordination
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and multi-tasking skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Proactive Approach

Other qualities:

i. Attention to Detail

ii. Excellent Communication: Oral and Written

iii. Planning and Organizing Skills

iv. Professionalism

v. Urgency

vi. Flexible

vii. Service orientated

Other Requirements

Ability to travel for short term missions out of Kenya

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your application quoting the job title on the email subject to before Friday 2nd October, 2020.

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