Engineering & Structural Firm Vacancies (11 Positions)

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28 Jun, 2012

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Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

PSE, is  a firm of Consulting Engineers, which provides a broad range of engineering consultancy services primarily in the fields of Water Resources, Urban & Industrial Development and Transportation. We are recruiting the following Positions

1.)  Chief Resident Engineer/ Associate

Location: Port Harcourt

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
  • Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
  • Manage and direct staff members and the construction, operations, or maintenance activities at project site.
  • Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications and structural repairs to industrial and managerial personnel.
  • Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, or material stress factors to determine design specifications.
  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
  • Prepare or present public reports on topics such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, or property and right-of-way descriptions.
  • Conduct studies of traffic patterns or environmental conditions to identify engineering problems and assess potential project impact.
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations or establish reference points, grades, or elevations to guide construction.
  • Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
  • Test soils or materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 12 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of MSc/ MEng degree in any Engineering course
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to run a branch office
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

 Note: This position also has the possibility of a profit sharing arrangement.

2.)  Structural Engineers

Location: Port Harcourt, Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Analyzing configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure;
  • Calculating the pressures, stresses and strains that each component, such as a beam or lintel, will experience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as weather or earthquakes;
  • Considering the strength of various materials, e.g. Timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;
  • Liaising with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction;
  • Examining structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure;
  • Making drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors;
  • Investigating ground conditions and analyzing results of site tests, such as soil samples;
  • Liaising with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound;
  • Applying expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures;
  • Using computers and computer-aided design (CAD) technology for simulation purposes.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 8 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of MSc/ MEng degree in any Engineering course
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must have be COREN Registered
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure


3.)  Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Port Harcourt, Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Consulting geological maps and aerial photographs to advise on site selection;
  • Assisting with the design of built structures, using specialized computer software or calculations;
  • Collating data and producing reports;
  • Overseeing the progress of specific contracts;
  • Planning detailed field investigations by drilling and analyzing samples of deposits/bedrock;
  • Supervising site/ground investigations and budgets;
  • Making visits to new project sites;
  • Advising on and testing a range of construction materials, for example sand, gravel, bricks and clay;
  • Making recommendations on the proposed use of a site and providing information;
  • Advising on problems such as subsidence;
  • Managing staff, including other engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers, consultants and contractors;
  • Attending professional conferences and representing the company or organization at other events

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 8 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of MSc/ MEng degree in any Engineering course
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must have be COREN Registered
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

4.)   Water Engineer

Location: Port Harcourt, Enugu

Industry:
 Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Designing overall schemes, such as sewer improvement schemes or flood defense programmes, and associated structures, such as pumping stations, pipework and earthworks (the scale of the design may range from an initial outline to a full, detailed design);
  • Preparing tender documents as a basis for construction;
  • Reviewing technical submissions;
  • Liaising with various bodies and individuals, including local authorities, government agencies, clients, contractors, residents, suppliers, technical experts and other consultants;
  • Keeping up to date with environmental matters, and being aware of policy and developments in this area;
  • Presenting technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical clients and colleagues;
  • Monitoring the progress of projects from beginning to end – from the feasibility stage, to design through to construction and handover – or supervising one section of a large project;
  • Controlling budgets at project level;
  • Administering contracts and ensuring that work is completed to deadline;
  • Supervising the operation and maintenance of water and sewerage infrastructure;
  • Using computer simulations to analyse, for example, potential dam failure;
  • Devising flood defence strategies, perhaps including river and flood plain modelling, economic studies and consultation with affected people;
  • Monitoring flood levels at times of high risk;
  • Managing staff, including other engineers, technicians and site workers.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 8 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of MSc/ MEng degree in any Engineering course
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must have be COREN Registered
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

5.)  Civil Engineer

Location: Enugu, Katsina, Jos

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations;
  • Developing detailed designs;
  • Assessing the potential risks of specific projects, as well as undertaking risk management in specialist roles;
  • Supervising tendering procedures and putting together proposals;
  • Managing, supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on civil engineering issues;
  • Overseeing the work of junior staff or mentoring civil engineers throughout the chartership process;
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients;
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems;
  • Managing budgets and other project resources;
  • Managing change, as the client may change his or her mind about the design. Ensuring relevant parties are notified of changes in the project;
  • Leading teams of other engineers, perhaps from other organisations or firms;
  • Compiling, checking and approving reports;
  • Reviewing and approving project drawings;
  • Using a range of design computer packages for designing projects and undertaking complex and repetitive calculations;
  • Scheduling material and equipment purchases and delivery;
  • Attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role;
  • Adopting all relevant requirements around issues such as building permits, environmental regulations, sanitary design, good manufacturing practices and safety on all work assignments;
  • Ensuring that a project runs smoothly and that the structure is completed on time and within budget;
  • Correcting any project deficiencies that affect production, quality and safety requirements prior to final evaluation and project reviews.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 5 years experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc degree in any Engineering course
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

6.)  GIS Expert

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Collection of geographical information
  • Capturing the location of ‘assets’ such as bridges, street lights, road barriers, flood defenses and so on using GPS tools in the field for private companies, government agencies and local authorities;
  • Desk-based data capture (digitizing) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets, for example, to record the location of telecoms cables or water pipelines from original maps.
  • Storage, analysis and presentation of geographical information:
  • Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data storage;
  • Developing the tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems. Manipulation, analysis and presentation of geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS information from one format to another; developing internet applications to present GIS data and tools on corporate websites;
  • flooding, using population growth figures and planning information to estimate increasing/decreasing demand for school capacity, or calculating the number of potential customers for a new supermarket and predicting buying patterns based on socio-economic factors.
  • Many of the activities are project based and involve working with clients to clarify the nature and purpose of the information they require.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 5 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc degree in a relevant discipline
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess an advanced knowledge on GIS Software
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure


7.)   Surveyor

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
  • Direct or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.
  • Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys or drafting maps.
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Write descriptions of property boundary surveys for use in deeds, leases, or other legal documents.
  • Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their accuracy.
  • Conduct research in surveying and mapping methods using knowledge of techniques of photogrammetric map compilation and electronic data processing.
  • Direct aerial surveys of specified geographical areas.
  • Locate and mark sites selected for geophysical prospecting activities such as efforts to locate petroleum or other mineral products.
  • Determine specifications for photographic equipment to be used for aerial photography, as well as altitudes from which to photograph terrain.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 4 years’ experience in this field with a reputable consultancy firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc/HND Surveying
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess the ability to relate very well with clients
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

8.)  Project Economist

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Compile, analyze, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends, applying mathematical models and statistical techniques.
  • Conduct research on economic issues and disseminate research findings through technical reports or scientific articles in journals.
  • Provide advice and consultation on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies, and other employers.
  • Provide litigation support, such as writing reports for expert testimony or testifying as an expert witness.
  • Study the socioeconomic impacts of new public policies, such as proposed legislation, taxes, services, and regulations.
  • Supervise research projects and students’ study projects.
  • Teach theories, principles, and methods of economics.
  • Develop economic guidelines and standards and prepare points of view used in forecasting trends and formulating economic policy.
  • Testify at regulatory or legislative hearings concerning the estimated effects of changes in legislation or public policy and present recommendations based on cost-benefit analyses.
  • Study economic and statistical data in area of specialization, such as finance, labor, or agriculture.
  • Forecast production and consumption of renewable resources and supply, consumption and depletion of non-renewable resources.
  • Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve economic problems or to interpret markets.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 5years’ experience in this field with a reputable firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc/HND in any relevant degree
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

9.)  Agric Economist

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Compile, analyze, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends, applying mathematical models and statistical techniques.
  • Conduct research on economic issues and disseminate research findings through technical reports or scientific articles in journals.
  • Provide advice and consultation on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies, and other employers.
  • Provide litigation support, such as writing reports for expert testimony or testifying as an expert witness.
  • Study the socioeconomic impacts of new public policies, such as proposed legislation, taxes, services, and regulations.
  • Supervise research projects and students’ study projects.
  • Teach theories, principles, and methods of economics.
  • Develop economic guidelines and standards and prepare points of view used in forecasting trends and formulating economic policy.
  • Testify at regulatory or legislative hearings concerning the estimated effects of changes in legislation or public policy and present recommendations based on cost-benefit analyses.
  • Study economic and statistical data in area of specialization, such as finance, labor, or agriculture.
  • Forecast production and consumption of renewable resources and supply, consumption and depletion of non-renewable resources.
  • Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve economic problems or to interpret markets.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 5years’ experience in this field with a reputable firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc/HND in any relevant degree
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure

10.)  Accountant

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions
  • underlying budget forecasts.
  • Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the description, value and location of property.
  • Provide internal and external auditing services for businesses or individuals.

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 4years’ experience in this field with a reputable firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc/HND in any relevant degree, a professional certification (ICAN/ ACA) could be of added advantage
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure


11.)  Network/ Systems Administrator

Location: Enugu

Industry: Engineering Consultancy

Description

  • Installing, supporting and maintaining new server hardware and software infrastructure;
  • Managing email, anti-spam and virus protection;
  • Setting up user accounts, permissions and passwords;
  • Monitoring network usage;
  • Ensuring the most cost-effective and efficient use of servers;
  • Suggesting and providing it solutions to business and management problems;
  • Ensuring that all it equipment complies with industry standards;
  • Analyzing and resolving faults, ranging from a major system crash to a forgotten password;
  • Undertaking routine preventative measures and implementing, maintaining and monitoring network security, particularly if the network connects to the internet;
  • Providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of it knowledge and competence;
  • Supervising other staff, such as help-desk technicians;
  • Working closely with other departments and collaborating with other it staff;
  • Planning and implementing future it developments and undertaking project work;
  • Managing the website and keeping internal networks running;

Qualification/ Skills Required

  • Must have at minimum of 4years experience in this field with a reputable firm
  • Must have a minimum of BSc/HND in any relevant degree, a professional certification (CISCO, CCNA) could be of added advantage
  • The knowledge of SQL and Visual Studio may be of added advantage
  • Must have strong organizational & management skills
  • Must be active and smart
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills.
  • Must have the ability to remain positive and efficient under pressure.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2012

How To Apply
Qualified and Interested Applicants should forward their resumes to: [email protected] using the position being applied for as the subject of the email.

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