Resident Civil Engineer - Gabon (Africa)

Sector:   Hydropower / Dam Engineering
Discipline:   Civil, Structural, Hydraulic, Dam, Hydropower
Region:   Africa
Salary:   100k +
Contract type:   Contract

Resident Civil Engineer - Gabon (Africa)

An immediate start for a Civil Resident Engineer to be based in Gabon (Africa) for a period of 2 years providing construction supervision of a new +40MW Hydropower Project. It’s a safe environment with an excellent site team and wide support from head office.

The following criteria is essential for the selected candidate:

  • Graduated in Civil Engineering
  • Over 15 years of construction supervision experience in Hydropower and Dam projects, ideally for EPC Contract’s.
  • Coordinate the activities of supervision and inspection on all civil works aspects of construction.
  • Manage the civil works supervision team (4 Engineers and site inspectors) in the supervision of all project’s activities (organization of supervision activities, tasks definition and assignment, etc.).
  • Supervise and record all the day to day activities of the Contractors and ensure liaison with them.
  • Monitor the quantities and physical progress of the work, with regular measurement and certification of completed works and validation of payment certificates.
  • Ensure that specified QA and QC requirements are complied with (in coordination with QSHS engineer at site).
  • Issue Non Conformance Report for defective works.
  • Review and comment Contractors’ Method Statement, construction schedules, Product Submittals, etc.
  • Witness commissioning of project’s structures and power plant.
  • Prepare and monitor defects list.
  • Assess and evaluate claims, dispute resolution (in coordination with Project Manager).
  • Provision of input to daily/monthly/quarterly/completion reports and other reports as required.
  • Attend and coordinate regular progress meetings with the Contractors (weekly, monthly, specific, … meetings).
  • Enforce project safety and environmental policies.
  • Fluent in English & French.


Basic Salary – 8,000 Euro’s NET per month (NET of in-country Tax) + Residential Accommodation Provided & Marital Status + Canteen + Site transportation + Health & Medical Insurance + 4 x Return Air Tickets per year.


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