AECOM Jobs January 2017

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24 Jan, 2017

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

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. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Description

Job Title: Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation

Job Summary

The Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation is a versatile role player on the site supervision team administering the contract of the Design-Build contractor for the delivery of the reclamation, ground improvement and dredging.

The Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation reports into the Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation who reports to the Engineer’s Representative for Marine Works.

TheEngineer – Dredging & Reclamation contributes to project-level reporting, planning, earned value assessments and risk management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

TheEngineer – Dredging & Reclamationis responsible for:

  • Participate in construction supervision and problem-solving including collaboration with quantity surveyors, contracts specialists, health & safety specialists, environmental specialists and quality assurance specialists.
  • Providing support and advice to theSenior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation.
  • Liaising with Client team in relation to on going project progress, decisions and changes.
  • Coordinating project needs and service delivery with project engineers on other parts of the over-all programme (breakwater, quay wall, container terminal, etc.)
  • Implementing the integrated management system including the Quality Management System.
  • Preparation of periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports and project metrics.
  • Collaborating with the project controls and commercial teams in assessing impacts of proposed changes of scope, schedule and cost.
  • Participating in the preparation of earned value assessments.
  • Participating in project/program risk assessment activities and maintaining a project-level risk register.
  • Collaborating with the Project Controls staff in assessing progress against programme.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 6 years’ experience as a senior engineer for dredging and reclamation and ground improvementworks.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in construction site environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position overseeing CM/CS staff and other personnel on major infrastructure programme during construction phase.
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm.

Specific skills required:

  • Knowledge of bathymetric survey techniques, equipment and data analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of dredging equipment and safe operation of floating plant.

Personality Attributes:

  • Fluent in written and spoken Mandarin language [preferably mother tongue].
  • Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Keen interest in learning.
  • Willing to ask questions.
  • Willing to work nights and weekend shifts.
  • Comfortable working on floating marine plant including off-shore.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum BTech in an engineering discipline.
  • Member of professional organisation.

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149772BR

Position Title Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation

Job Category Engineering – Construction

Business Line Transportation

Country Ghana

State/Province/Region GH – Greater Accra

City Accra

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