Senior Design Engineer At Bridges To Prosperity, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1801453784
Senior Design Engineer At Bridges To Prosperity, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified August 18, 2023


Job Description The (Senior) Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and implementation of B2P bridges within the program country.Duties and responsibilitiesBridge Design• Collaborate with the Regional Engineering Manager in the planning and execution of program bridge inventory• Assess prospective bridge sites for technical approval (process surveys, evaluate aerial imagery, consider preliminary design alternatives)• Carry out structural design of B2P bridges and temporary works.• Manage the geotechnical investigation process and results in collaboration with geotechnical consultants and laboratoriesProject Support• Calculate material quantities for bridge projects• Prepare and manage material specifications for bridge construction• Collaborate with the Operations department on local materials selection• Conduct technical surveys of prospective project sites• Mark excavations and layout site at the onset of a project• Supervise technical aspects of bridge construction• Support quality control for bridge projectsProgram Support• Perform technical inspections of constructed bridges• Provide technical support to needs assessment teams, as required• Review and approve site assessments, and provide feedback to the Assessment Engineer in order to improve the accuracy of technical assessments• Support the construction team with assessment and design of temporary works activities such as tower lifting, cable hoisting, scaffolding etc. as necessary to ensure adequacy of solutions Qualifications / Skills• Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering (MSc degree in Structural Engineering is an advantage)• Sound technical knowledge in the field of structural engineering• Familiarity with surveying and use of surveying equipment is an advantage• Proficiency in AutoCAD drafting• Experience in the use of structural design software• Rigorous approach and details-oriented organizational skills• Ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment• Ability to take initiative and work independently after receiving direction• Strong verbal and written communication skills with English language proficiency Experience for Design Engineer• Experience working in the roads/bridge or transportation sector mandatory.• Minimum 5 years of related engineering experience in road/bridge projects• Minimum 2 years of experience as a structural engineer

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior design engineer at bridges to prosperity

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