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Civil Engineer 30 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic

Civil Engineer

International Specialist
Central African Republic
Bangui (CAF)
until 30 June 2021
30 November 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Construction Unit; the UN Volunteer is responsible for the following duties:
Structural & Building design of medium size structures, such as basements, retaining walls, warehouses;
Dealing with Draftsmen, including preparation of clear and concise sketches to enable
preparation of drawings on AUTOCAD;
Preparation of Bill of Quantities (BoQs), Gantt Charts (Microsoft Project);
Drafting of specifications for civil engineering works;
Knowledge of different types of construction contracts and contract administration;
On-site management and administration of contractors, including interacting with
Procurement, Asset Management, and other units and sections as required;
Track project costs and prepare reports accordingly;
Prepare weekly and monthly reports;
Supervise on-going projects and site management.
Provide engineering solutions on site for arising problems.
Prepare site reports and materials take off quantities, as well as verification on site for the
quantity of works already performed, whether by its own staff or contractors;
Implement Quality control and assurance during the course of implementation of the daily
works, with emphasize on safety at the working sites;
Liaise with various units within the Engineering section and sections within Integrated Support Services (ISS) to ensure timely completion of projects;
Raise requisitions through the proper channels;
Perform any other duties related to the above as assigned by the Chief of construction Unit;
Lastly, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental
counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training,
coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Civil Engineering

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressively relevant work experience in construction and rehabilitation projects.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision

Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 30-11-2020