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VAC-9125 Engineer Mechanical


  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Sanaa
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Mechanics and Electronics (Engineering)
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

Our client is undertaking a project that aims to restore access to critical urban services in selected cities within the Republic of Yemen under the Yemen Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project – Phase two (YIUSEP-II) . One of these services is Energy services. Our client will be responsible for the design and implementation works of PV solar systems and diesel gensets that will increase the targeted facilities’ reliability and service capacity. All of that to be done to ensure the highest standards in design, and respect for ‘state-of-the-art requirements for aesthetics, safety, and sustainability.

To hire professional Consultant Engineer able to provide a variety of engineering services required by our client under instructions and directions of the Project Manager, Renewable Energy Specialist, and City Engineer. The engineering services desired include, but are not limited to: 

Role objectives

The engineering services desired include, but are not limited to preparation of plans, specifications and estimates of costs for project, detailed studies on specific items, conducting investigations, preparation of reports, inspection, and construction contract administration. This will include but not limited to:

● Carry out field visits to target facilities to inspect and verify the actual needs, collect data, taking measurements, etc.

● Preparation of specialized engineering studies on a variety of subjects including, but not limited to project scope studies, plans, specifications, BoQs and tender documentations for construction projects varying in complexity, for a portion or the entire project. Services may include preliminary plans and cost estimates, necessary

project management to facilitate review and approval processes, in addition to provide a detailed estimate of cost for the work.

● Coordinate, facilitate and/or attend project-related meetings, such as pre-bid, preconstruction and project progress meetings.

● Perform various tasks as requested for the preparation of engineering construction plans. The desired services will include, but not be limited to the gathering of required data and providing digital submissions. It is understood that the final work product will be a complete document that will contain all known site features and will be ready for use as a base for final engineering plans.

● Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of designing processes by executing/administering a variety of technical design transactions, preparing materials/documentation, and complying with our client processes and procedures.

● Working in coordination with our client design team, City Engineers and Social Safeguard Officer.

● The consultant will prepare and deliver the required documents in a professional way within specified working period(s).

● Any additional duties required to fulfil the project scope.

● The consultant will prepare and deliver the required documents in a professional way within specified working period which will include but not limited to:

- Technical assessment report.

- High quality digital photographs.

- AutoCAD detailed design using approved layout templates.

- Sizing Calculation sheets.

- Bill of Quantities (BOQ), including detailed specifications and cost estimation.

● All team’s members shall work side by side and perform all tasks assigned cooperatively

● Protecting the confidentiality of work.

● Any additional duties required as needed within the scope of the project

Project Supervising: The minimum criteria in regard to the duties responsibilities and expectations of the supervising during the implementation phase of the hybrid solar system project in accordance with our client guidelines and standards. This will include but not limited to:

● Responsible for all QC activity on site, performing QC Assessments of work by Technicians. 

● Conduct on- site observations to assure conformance with the contract documents regarding work, materials and equipment.

● Arrange and attend field observations where issues of conformity with approved design and specifications arise.

● Make sure that the contractor is adhering the minimum safety and quality policies and procedures.

● Review shop drawings and advise of any significant changes required.

● Issue field instructions for correction of any work that does not conform to the approved contract documents, and if needed, Request change orders when required for review, discussion and approval.

● Review the project file maintained on the site by the Supplier/contractor to ensure that the necessary tests have been performed and the results were satisfactory, issue remedial instructions if the test results were found unsatisfactory.

● Review the project file maintained at the site by the Supplier/contractor to ensure that all the necessary documents, such as, but not limited to, warranties, guarantees, test results, shop drawings, field instructions, reports and change orders, etc. Are filed and kept at a place. 

● Review the implementation progress against the most current implementation progress schedule with the Supplier/contractor, evaluate its suggestions and submit recommendations.

● Review the payment requisitions presented by the Supplier/contractor and certify consistency with the implementation progress.

● Conduct an inspection of the development, or a portion of it, on request from the Supplier/contractor for issuance of a substantial completion certificate and develop a punch-list of incomplete items.

● Conduct an inspection of the development for the completion of the punch-list items.

● Inspect the material storage for their conformance with the contract requirements and general suitability, issue written recommendations, if necessary.

● All team members shall work side by side and perform all tasks assigned cooperatively

● Protecting the confidentiality of work.

● Any additional duties required as needed within the scope of the project

Project reporting

Reporting to Project Manager 

Key competencies

● Excellent oral and written communication skills.

● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information

4. Qualifications and Experience

a. Education

● University degree in Mechanical engineering. 

b. Work Experience

● More than 4 years working experience in project assessment, design, supervising and management experience in mechanical design and implementation is essential.

● Experience in the usage of computers and software packages (Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft office).

● Very Good Knowledge in written and oral of English and Arabic languages is required


Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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