Senior Civil Underground Engineer- Hydropower - Asia

Sector:   Hydropower / Dam Engineering
Discipline:   Civil, Hydraulic, Construction Manager, Hydropower
Region:   Asia
Salary:   100k +
Contract type:   Contract

Senior Civil Underground Engineer- Hydropower - Asia

Senior Expert required to start in March 2021 on a 2-year assignment for an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to look after Underground Waterways and Powerhouse at an ongoing hydropower project in Asia.

The Project is a storage hydropower project with a capacity of 140 MW.  The main components of the Project are a 140 m high concrete gravity dam, waterways consisting of a 1,203 m long headrace tunnel, an underground powerhouse and a 190 m long tailrace tunnel.

Requirements for the ideal candidate:

  • M.Sc. in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering or similar (Civil) , a PhD would be a plus.
  • At least 25 years of general professional experience
  • In-depth experience in hydropower projects, underground waterways and powerhouse caverns

Position Overview:

  • Review the detailed and basic design of civil structures prepared by the consultant of “Detailed Engineering Study” and review bidding documents of civil works.
  • Assist Team Leader in preparing the project implementation schedule.
  • Support the client in running the entire bid management process for construction works.
  • Support the client in planning and preparation of strategy documents of the contract regarding civil works from the viewpoint of design.
  • Review and approve drawings and design documents of civil works produced by contractors.
  • Establish project management system and reporting system for supervision management and monitoring of construction process by using information technology.
  • Review quality assurance program of civil works during design and construction
  • Support the client in ensuring adherence to final project design, engineering.
  • Construction supervision


Salary & Package:

Freelance contract for a 2-year period starting in March 2021. Salary is up to $14,000 USD NET (for months worked – 10.5 / annum) + travel + accommodation.


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