Project Surveyor – Mogadisho

Job Information

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    Posted On Jul 16 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 5 year

Job Description

CTG Overview

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labor laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honored to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programs through our specialized recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

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

Role objectives

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.

Key competencies

Education Essential qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

Experience: • 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;

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

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.