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Monitoring Engineer

Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-08

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
In 2006, the Department of State/ International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DoS/INL) established the Corrections System Support Program. Under this program, INL initiated the design and build of the Wardak prison, consisting of 38 buildings and pieces of supporting infrastructure. In late 2013, INL transferred the Wardak prison to the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MOI) and initiated a one-year warranty period.
In 2017, SIGAR conducted six site visits to Wardak prison, noting several life and safety deficiencies at the prison (including 8 design and 9 construction-related ones). SIGAR published the final report in July 2018.
In line with the SIGAR findings, INL approached CTG to discuss infrastructure support for Wardak prison, focusing on completing repairs to the facility and fulfilling SIGAR’s recommendations.
Role objectives
  • Make frequent monitoring visits to the construction project sites in respective provinces to make sure the projects are completed within contract duration, defined quality, and approved budget.
  • Directly responsible for setting out, leveling as well as quality, quantity, and cost control of the project and proper administration of contract at site. 
  • Arrange kick-off and follow-up meetings with contractors and Review project implementation schedule for each contract against contract agreements and initiate the contract extension process if required.
  • Perform QA/QC Checks, in accordance with standard procedures, method statements, quality plans, inspection and test plan to make sure that all materials used and work performed by the contractor work complies with agreed design drawing and technical specifications. In addition to this, he is responsible to observe safety and environmental compliance.
  • Provide data in respect of variation orders and site instructions as well as identify problems and constraints if any, and provide technical advice to implementing agency for taking corrective actions in the field.
  • Prepare detailed monitoring and evaluation reports which identify strengths and weaknesses of work carried out by contractors. Submit his/her report to the project manager for further action.
  • Responsible for preparation, certifying, and endorsement of installment bills based on measurement at site of the actual work performed by the contractor and ensure that the invoices are processed smoothly.
  • Manage specified tasks independently, particularly in providing all necessary information of the project to the construction team on time.
  • Resolve technical problems at the site and the certification of construction work at the site.
  • Assist in record keeping and generating progress reports.
  • prepare progress and financial reports and provides regular reports and presentations to Senior Management as needed;
  • In collaboration with the environment officer, ensure that environmental mitigation measures are implemented as part of the infrastructure;
  • Work closely honestly and diligently to ensure quality control measures are adopted at the field level.
  • Coordinates the relevant Tracking Systems for correct identification of materials. 
  • Supervises the correct equipment calibration management activities. 
  • Supports the Welding & Non-Destructive Test-NDT qualification activities. 
  • Supervises inspection of defect renewal and welding.
  • Cooperate with the Project Quality Engineer (PQE) to analyses of non-conformities. 
  • Perform daily checks to assure control activities, including testing (FDT, Concrete test, Geotechnical Report, Site Survey and etc.) and compliance. 
  •  Conduct all completion inspections – punch-out, pre-final, and final acceptance. 
  •  Check to assure all materials and /equipment have been tested, submitted, and approved. 
  • Review all submittals to ensure compliance with the plans and specification
  •  Inspect all material delivered, at the time of receipt, to ensure compliance with submittals, and specifications.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Project reporting
Reporting directly to Project Manager 
Key competencies • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work on tight deadlines, and handle multiple concurrent activities;
• High degree of personal initiative and willingness to accept wide responsibilities;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
• Excellent communication skills (spoken, written and presentational), including the ability to present sensitive issues/positions and to write reports and technical decisions quantitatively justified;
• Proficiency in the usage of computers, office software packages, and advanced design management software.
• Competent user of project control software, such as MS Project, and AutoCAD.
• Excellent knowledge of both written and oral English is required
Team management
He/She is not managing a team 
Further information
  • Establishment of procedures with time limits for inspection, sampling, and testing of works and all other electrical requirements.
  • Implementation and monitoring of quality assessments. Supervises the Quality Control functions/activities of a project or its parts, including Quality Control inspection schedules and the collection of Quality Records. 
  • Review all submittals to ensure compliance with the plans and specification
  • Daily/Weekly/ Monthly report to the Project Manager on project progress activities.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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