UN VOLUNTEERS : Civil Engineer for Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo



               1.  Assignment Title:                         Civil Engineer                           

               2.  Duty Station, Country:                Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo                

               3.  Duration:                                        Until 30 June 2024 with possible extension                                                              

               4.  Expected Starting Date:               01 July 2023                

               5. Host Agency/Host Institute:         MONUSCO

               6.  Description of tasks:

Under the direct supervision of the Field Engineering Officer / Chief of Unit person the duties of the Civil Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:

Preparation of construction projects documents including structural details, sketches, bill of quantities, specifications, cost analysis and cost estimations.
Managing the whole life cycle of the project from design stage up to finalization of the execution with different stakeholders and clients involved.
Experience in preparing technical documents for procurement solicitations as per Engineering Section requirements.
Prepare structural calculations and specifications for aboveground and undergrounds structures in reinforced concrete, steel, wood, masonry, and stone.
Analyzes project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and to ensure that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources. 
Preparation of monitoring reports and reporting tools of the progress of the construction activities on sites.
Coordinate the above-mentioned tasks with other works and other engineers included in the project such as electrical engineers, water sanitation, environmental engineers.
Assist other units such as Operations, Infrastructure, etc. when required and liaise frequently with the Building Maintenance Unit Supervisor
Conducts preliminary site investigations to obtain field data such as soil characteristics, plot dimensions, existing structures  drainage and other data required for building site selection.
Ensure that the works meet the engineering standards in accordance with international codes and regulations and internal SOPs of the sections.
Ensure that the works meet the environmental procedures within the mission.
Prepare material specifications for the purpose of raising requisitions of materials; ensure that minimum stock levels are always maintained.
Ensure that quality control procedures are in place during implementation of the works on site.
When working with national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

           7.  Qualifications/Requirements:

A) Qualifications, skills, experience: 

University Degree (Bachelor) degree in Civil Engineer /  Architecture or similar discipline related to construction.

Experience in preparation of project documents such as bill of quantities, technical specifications, layouts, cost analysis.
Experience in managing construction project with different stakeholders.
Experience in basic calculation of underground and above grounds structures.
Very good computer skills especially for sketching layouts.
Technological awareness: Experience with MS office software and MS Projects, ability to develop and operate common office management database, engineering and spread sheet applications, CAD software for basic layouts.
Client orientation: Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement.
A valid vehicle driving license.
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Degree level:    Bachelor's degree


Years of work experience:  

At least 3-year experience in development, management, and implementation of construction projects.

Driving license required:  Yes

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