AECOM Recruits New Staffs

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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: Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation

Job Summary

The Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation leads the site supervision team administering the contract of the Design-Build contractor for the delivery of the reclamation, ground improvement and dredging.


The Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation develops and supervises a team of supervision staff.

The Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation reports into the Construction Manager who reports to the Project Director who is named as The Engineer in the FIDIC Yellow-Book marine works contract.

The Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation is responsible for project-level reporting, planning, earned value assessments and risk management.

The Senior Engineer – Dredging & Reclamation is responsible for:

  • Actively addressing issues as raised by the project team by providing guidance or resolution either personally or through collaboration with quantity surveyors, contracts specialists and HSEQ specialists.
  • Providing support and advice to the Construction Manager.
  • Liaising with Client team in relation to ongoing project progress, decisions and changes.
  • Advising senior management of the status of project progress, decisions and changes.
  • Coordinating project needs and service delivery with other discipline leads: project controls, commercial/contracts, HSE and quality.
  • Coordinating project needs and service delivery with other projects’ senior engineers.
  • Implementing the integrated management system including the Quality Management System.
  • Preparation of and verifying the accuracy 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.
  • Verifying the accuracy of earned value assessments.
  • Participating in project/program risk assessment activities and maintaining a project-level risk register.
  • Contributing to the development of tender and contract documents for interfacing works.
  • Collaborating with the Design Manager in the review of the Design-Build Contractor’s design of the works.
  • Obtaining support from the Quality Manager in implementing the QA/QC procedures
  • Collaborating with the Project Controls staff in assessing progress against programme.
  • Mentoring subordinate staff.

Specific Skills Required

  • High level of proficiency in bathymetric survey techniques, equipment and data analysis and reporting
  • Extensive knowledge of dredging equipment and safe operation of floating plant
  • This position requires sound problem resolution, judgment, decision-making, troubleshooting skills
  • Leadership and negotiation skills to resolve project related issues.

Person Specification

  • Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience as a senior engineer for dredging and reclamation and ground improvement works.
  • 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
  • Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

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

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