GIBB Africa Engineering Jobs in Kenya

GIBB Africa Ltd is a Pan African company which specialises in the provision of feasibility studies, design and management services in the fields of structural, electrical, mechanical, water, waste water, irrigation and transport engineering and environmental and social services in Africa with its headquarters based in Nairobi Kenya.

The Company seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions:

Materials / Pavement Engineer
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, co-coordinating and monitoring field work for materials and geotechnical investigations for highways, railways and airports projects
  • Preparing laboratory testing programmes and ensuring testing is carried out in accordance with the latest Specifications and Manuals
  • Carrying out pavement designs as required
  • Evaluating and reviewing pavement designs
  • Preparing Materials and Pavement Design Reports
  • Carrying out technical audits for ongoing design and construction projects
Qualifications and Competencies
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering) and an M.Sc (Pavement and Materials) or equivalent
  • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or any other body recognised by EBK.
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in highways railways and airports design with at least 5 years in Materials and Pavement Engineering
Traffic Engineer
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning and co-ordinating traffic studies for highways projects
  • Analysis and reporting of traffic data for input into HDM IV
  • Collecting and evaluating historical traffic data
  • Preparing Reports on traffic studies
Qualifications and Competencies
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Transport Planning or Traffic Engineering) or equivalent.
  • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or any other body recognised by EBK.
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in highway design with at least 5 years in Traffic Engineering
  • Proficiency in HDM-IV economic model or equivalent traffic analysis and modelling software
Highway Engineer
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Design of highways and railways using AutoCAD and other software as necessary
  • Assist in co-ordinating activities on construction sites being managed by the Company Production of drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
Qualifications and Competencies
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil / Structural Engineering).
  • Registration with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or any other body recognised by EBK will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment. Experience in hydrological studies and highway design shall be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of CAD design software for highways and railways, specifically CIVIL 3D and PRO-VI preferred.
Resident Engineer – Highways
 
Key Responsibilities
  • In charge of the day-to-day financial, technical and administrative functions of the project supervision team.
  • Responsible to the Operations Manager - Contracts and the Project Director for the management of the project.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • BSc Degree (Civil Engineering); MSc an added advantage.
  • Registered with the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya (ERB / EBK) or a recognized equivalent professional engineering body.
  • At least 15 years of progressive post-qualification experience in highway engineering (planning, design and construction supervision).
  • At least 5 years experience as a Resident Engineer on major highway projects.
  • Experience on evaluation of contractor’s claims.
  • Sound knowledge of Construction Contracts, especially and specifically FIDIC Conditions of Contract;
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, program, coordinate, delegate and monitor work programs of project teams comprising engineers and technicians;
Deputy Resident Engineer / Measurement Engineer (Highways)
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Deputizing for the Resident Engineer on all technical and administrative matters of the project supervision.
  • Responsible to the Resident Engineer for all site measurement works.
  • In charge of the survey and inspectorate teams on site.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • BSc Degree (Civil Engineering) or equivalent; MSc an added advantage.
  • Registered with the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya (ERB /EBK) or a recognized equivalent professional engineering body.
  • At least 10 years of progressive post-qualification experience in highway engineering (planning, design and construction supervision).
  • At least 8 years experience as a Measurement Engineer or Resident Engineer on major highway projects.
  • Knowledge of Construction Contracts, and specifically FIDIC Conditions of Contract.
Senior Structural Engineer – Buildings
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provision of design and construction supervision inputs in respect of projects being undertaken by the Company
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • B.Sc Degree (Structural Engineering)
  • Registered with the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya (ERB / EBK) or a recognized equivalent professional engineering body.
  • At least 10 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.
Senior Mechanical Engineer – Building Services

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • B.Sc Degree (Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering).
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
  • At least 15 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of mechanical engineering for industrial / commercial building and infrastructure projects.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications by email, post or hand delivery, enclosing copies of academic certificates, copies of reference letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae, their address, telephone and email contact, on or before 05 July 2013. 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager
GIBB Africa Limited
5th Floor, Office of the Deputy President’s Building,
Harambee Avenue
P O Box 30020-00100 Nairobi
or Email: hr@gibbinternational.com