Materials Engineer Job Careers – AECOM

Job Title:    Materials Engineer
Organization: AECOM
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Resident
About US:
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical
services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure
assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly
100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners,
scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving
clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1
engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual
industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s
Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it
serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and
gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of
global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in
delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’
projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt
Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.
Key Duties and
Implement the requirements of the Construction
Discipline Quality Manual (PCP).
Maintain site dairy on a daily basis.
Oversee all functions of the site laboratory and
perform all checks to ensure the accuracy of test results.
Arrange testing of materials and workmanship,
issue job requests to the laboratory through the Laboratory Manager. Liaise
with the Contractor’s Material Engineer.
Evaluate the Contractor’s construction methods
and comment upon it.
Establish the dates for the technical meetings
with the site laboratory staff, compile the agenda and minutes and distribute
Attend safety meetings.
Oversee the updating of the drawings with “As
Built” information on a continuous basis.
Oversee the updating of the “As Built” materials
documentation on a continuous basis.
Ensure that all work is submitted for approval
and implement the “Request for Approval of Work” procedure.
Regularly monitor the establishment of the
testing facility.
Manage the calibration and frequency of
calibration of equipment.
Evaluate the testing methods.
Receive and check test results from the Lab
Check compliance of all materials and products
that are delivered to site.
Perform visual inspections of the works.
Evaluate and approve work and maintain required
Take photographs on a regular basis and archive
it in the Database.
Prepare snag lists of completed works.
Finalise site records and prepare for storage.
Make contributions to the monthly construction
Prepare Appendices for monthly meeting as
required by the RE.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Civil Engineering or Geology or Internationally recognised
At least ten years post graduate experience on
civil engineering projects of which at least 6 years as Pavement Materials
specialist on road construction or rehabilitation projects.
Five years relevant experience in developing
countries on similar assignments.
Chartered Civil Engineer or Registered with an
relevant Professional Organisation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join AECOM
are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the web link below.
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