Road Construction Jobs – Material Engineer – CSCEC

Job Title:       Material Engineer
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
CSCEC is a Chinese
company with over 60 years of existence. It is the largest construction company
in the world by revenue and the 14th largest general contractor in terms of
overseas sales, as of 2016. It is upgrading Kapchorwa-Suam Road from gravel to
asphalt, this rural road is in the Eastern Region of Uganda. The road links Kapchorwa,
through Kween to Suam, at the international border with Kenya.
Job Summary:  The Materials Engineer will be providing all
necessary assistance to the construction team with respect to all materials
submittals, approvals, testing, sampling, etc. He will participate in the
quality control of materials including all the laboratory and field testing,
acceptance of used materials, checking and accepting all remedial and
corrective measures. He will supervise the works of the Senior Works
Inspector/Works Inspector (Materials).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review and approve (make recommendation
    for approval by the REI DRE) of all submitted materials by the contractor.
  • Ensure compliance of used materials with
    the projects specifications;
  • Participate in construction quality
  • Supervise, participate and direct
    sampling and testing of all materials according to the contract and the
  • Analyze the test results in a timely manner
    and recommend action to the Senior Resident Engineer /Senior Materials
  • Maintain records of test results and all
    taken corrective actions.
  • Track and review the site testing and
    certificates of compliance.
  • Ensure very dose and dear coordination
    of his team activities with the other construction supervision staff.
  • Follow up and verify implementation of
    corrective actions.
  • Ensure inspection and checking of all
    delivered materials to site for conformance to the project requirements
    and approval, as directed by the Senior Materials Engineer/Resident
    Engineer/Senior Resident Engineer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least ten years of postgraduate years
    of experience and a minimum of 7 years of similar work experience on large
    infrastructure projects.
  • Regional experience is preferred.
  • Qualified professional who can manage
    and coordinate specialized activity, discipline or team of moderate size
    and complexity.
  • Leads in the formulation of advanced
    technical concepts.
  • Provides specialist services in support
    of project requirements.
  • Independently performs highly complex professional
    assignments demanding contributions calling for the application of specialized
How to Apply:
All applicants must
attach a photocopy of an original national identification card (ID) and a
criminal record for police. Preference will be given to candidates with
recommendation letters. Please read the requirements of the position carefully
before sending the resume. Send all applicants to
Deadline: 25th January 2019.
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