Project Surveyor – Mogadisho

  • Full time
  • 2 years ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Aug 10 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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Job Description


CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


Project Surveyor will be responsible for the day to day surveying activities for the program and reporting directly to the Project Manager.


Role objective:

The Project Surveyor shall perform, the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Check contractor’s levels on site and ensure that implementation is as per design
  • Verify the survey data in the alignment drawings, including measurements and calculations conducted at construction sites – highlight erroneous survey data.
  • Conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties.
  • Record the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy.
  • Establish fixed points for use in engineering drawings and develop topographic maps.
  • Responsible for the quality control and quality assurance of survey data, Field checks, calibrations and survey results
  • Present findings to clients, government agencies, and others
  • Develop recommendations to enhance road construction implementation.
  • Attend technical meetings in Mogadishu as required;
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
  • Expected output
  • Create project surveys and alignment drawings in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Create and/or update engineering drawings and topographic maps

Project reporting:

Project surveyor consultant will report to project manager and will prepare monthly and weekly reports on survey works.

Team management:

This consultant role does not have team management function.



§ Bachelor's degree in Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required..

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (desirable).


§ Fluency in English and Somali are essential.

Key competencies:


Essential qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.


• Have five (5) years of relevant professional surveying experience in the engineering sector, and demonstrated ability to manage and perform multiple tasks efficiently

• Prior experience with UN or INGO is desirable

• Experienced in principles and practices of land surveying;

• Knowledge of the practices, equipment and techniques of drafting and map preparation;

• Ability to use surveying and drafting instruments and perform computer computations through use of survey software;

• Attention to detail and ability to effectively organize time and anticipate, plan and successfully respond to changing circumstances;


Essential: Fluent in both oral and written Somali and English.

Other relevant information:

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTGcareers website through the below link:

Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-2585.