Project Engineer – Port (Greenfields / Mining / Open Cast / Construction / Haulage) – West Africa

Location: West Africa, West Africa
Date Posted: 21-06-2018
Reference Number: VG97527
Job Description:
Our client is developing a bulk commodity mining operation in West Africa. They are seeking a fluent French speaking candidate to fill the role of Project Engineer – Port.
The company is preparing for the commencement of construction activities within West Africa.
In preparation for execution of this project, this position is required to build up the inhouse engineering capability of the project team
  • Providing engineering support across the project as directed by the Senior Project Manager;
  • Engineering oversight of the D+C Port facilities contractor in execution of the Port works;
  • Working closely with the Project Managing Consultant (PMC) to monitor engineering and technical disciplines, related to scheduling preparation, pre-planning, resources forecasting, cost estimation, design and final specifications, compliance to specification of the port works package.
  • Review of progress claims against milestone schedule or variations relevant to the works
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering - Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • Worked in major project construction project in remote location
  • A strong commitment to workplace Health and Safety;
  •  Bilingual in French and English – both written and oral;
  • Clear and effective communication skills and the ability to work well within a multi lingual team and all stakeholders involved in the project;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional relationships with relevant stakeholders including clients, government agencies and allied professionals;
  • Familiarity with IFC technical specifications, FIDIC contracts, IFC regulations, best practices and performance standards.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • FIFO 6/2
  • 2-year contract, renewable.
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Vivienne Gower
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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