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Resident Engineer Healthcare

  • Job reference: BBBH4001
  • Location: Kuwait
  • Salary: £100,000 - £114,000 per annum
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

My client based in Kuwait is looking for an experienced Resident Engineer to lead and direct the site supervision team to ensure smooth implementation of the project construction as per the design and contract documents, liaise with client's representative, contractor, construction manager and the design manager. You will have worked and completed all the way through mega healthcare projects in the capacity of resident engineer.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To lead and direct the site supervision team to ensure smooth implementation of the project construction as per the design and contract documents. Liaise with client's representative, contractor, construction manager and the design manager
  • Assists the Head of Supervision in preparing the annual plan of supervision
  • Issue of possession of Site Certificate after the handing over of site from the Municipality to the Contractor
  • Approve the Contractor's Organization Chart, Method Statement, Construction Program and Layout of Temporary Facilities
  • Ensure all exchange of correspondence with the contractor's agent, client's representative and the Pace team through delegation of correspondence to site and service engineers
  • Ensure proper tracking of all incoming letters, shop drawings and materials submitted for timely action by the concerned staff as well as the Daily Log-Book
  • Ensure the safekeeping of copies of permits issued by the Municipality and Undertaking jointly made the client and Pace as well all other project related documents such as Guarantees, Performance Bond etc
  • Monitor the expiry of project related documents such as performance bonds etc and ensure their renewal through instructions to the contractor
  • Review applications for payment made by the contractor; adopt appropriate measures to avoid and prevent any claims from the same
  • Ensure preparation of monthly project progress reports
  • Attend Progress and Coordination Meetings with contractors and sub-contractors to discuss all aspects of the project
  • Review the contractor's quality plan and the overall systems for the checking of works and ensuring remedial works in case of non-compliance
  • Ensure checking of all records of safety measures kept on site by the contractor
  • Respond to any queries related to the contract documents that may be requested by the Client or the Contractor
  • Ensure technical compliance of materials to specifications through ordering tests conducted by the site engineers
  • Issue of site work instructions and variation orders based on alteration requirements issued by clients
  • Issue Substantial (or partial) Completion Certificates
  • People Management
  • Provide technical guidance and on-the-job training to less experienced engineers
  • Conduct staff performance evaluation and participate in deciding the performance ratings of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Monitor, coach and guide the site supervision time to ensure optimum performance

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering is preferred
  • Certification from Kuwait Engineering Society
  • 15+ years experience in the construction industry with at least 5+ years in site supervision
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of inspection procedures to achieve construction quality control
  • Knowledge of contract administration, time and cost control
  • Knowledge of construction methods, specifications, codes
  • Leadership ability
  • Team player
  • Time management skills
  • Effective coordination skills
  • Results oriented
  • Communication & interpersonal effectiveness

We are happy to speak with candidates and advise on suitability.

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