Site Engineer

Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Role purpose

To provide site engineering and technical skills and expertise for the construction process.

Objective for the Role

  • To ensure that all relevant technical information is available to the construction team at a zero defect level.
  • To target and assist in the delivery of engineering excellence in safety at assigned site
  • To deliver a product as per Client’s requirements and to company Quality Standards and with a determination to uphold our ‘Zero Defects’ Policy.
  • To eliminate waste in all forms including labour, materials, plant and staff, especially targeting the prevention of rework and to get it ‘right first time’.
  • To gain knowledge and experience and earn a reputation for innovative engineering expertise and excellence
  • To create a healthy working environment with all construction disciplines to assist in the project delivery on time and within budget.

Key responsibilities

  • Advise the commercial team of any technical or engineering changes that could warrant a variation or cost change.
  • Liaise with supervision, management, surveying, planning, safety, quality and commercial teams and provide them with information as required.
  • Read and understand construction and other drawings, specifications and other technical information, and advise others of the same.
  • To raise technical queries where information conflict exists or is missing, and act on responses.
  • Provide engineering and technical guidance to operatives, supervision and management
  • Help create a site culture of best practice regarding safety, housekeeping, workmanship and waste management. Adopt and enforce a ‘don’t walk past’ policy so all safety and quality issues are dealt with immediately.
  • Assist supervisors and managers to allocate correct resource to activities and to review and report on the same.
  • Understand the construction programme and assist in the drive to comply or improve on the same. Provide all necessary information in a timely manner.
  • Support the survey team and provide assistance as necessary.
  • Provide assistance, guidance, support and supervision to less experienced engineers.
  • Produce or assist in producing Method Statements, Inspection and Test Plans, and Risk Assessments and to ensure compliance of the same.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma/Graduate in Engineering

  • Diploma – 2 – 4 years of experience
  • Degree – 1 – 3 years of experience

Experience indicated above should be in a similar capacity in a reputable construction Company, preferably with some of that experience being gained in GCC.

Key skills

  • Technically competent
  • Possess good communication and leadership skills.
  • Coordination skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Team player
  • Budgetary awareness and control
  • Logical and well organised with ability to prioritise
  • Positive response to pressure
  • Ability to motivate
  • Be adept at improvisation techniques on site.
  • Good knowledge and use of relevant IT applications

How to Apply

Interested applicants whom meet the above requirements are invited to send their updated CVs via the following Email address:
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