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VAC-9124 Civil Engineer


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

Job description

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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 is 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 scope is to prepare technical designs, Bills of Quantities (BOQ), and tender documents of solar system and/or genset system solutions to target facilities in accordance with the client guidelines and standards. This will include but not be limited to:

● Carry out field visits to target facilities - which may include traveling to various governates- to:

  1. Inspect and verify the actual needs;

  2. Consult with the facility’s management and administration about the expected needs. 

  3. Cooperate with the electrical engineer to identify the required space for system-required components such as Solar PV panels, distribution and control boards, batteries, Diesel generators, and fuel tanks.

  4. Cooperate with the electrical engineer to Identify possible cable routes and any possible obstacles.

  5. Instruments. The engineer shall be familiar with measurement instruments and apparatus required for such assignment including Surveying Equipment such as TOTAL STATIONS.

● Prepare appropriate civil and steek structural designs for target facilities based on the proposed energy systems – either solar or gensets - and according to site suitability. This will include the following:

  1. A full description of the target facility including its location (with GIS coordinates), existing capacity, and functionality, provide photographs of the available areas for the required civil and steel structure either rooftop or on the ground.

  2. AutoCAD drawings for the available areas presenting the south direction and azimuth, illustrating the proposed location and details for the panels, steel structure(s), Battey, or Generator rooms. 

  3. The design shall consider HSSE and aesthetic concerns

● Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of designing processes and respond to any inquiries and modification requests from the design review team through our client energy specialist until getting final approval and design certificate.

● Working in coordination with our client's Renewable Energy Coordinator, City Engineers, and Social Safeguard Officer. 

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

  1. Technical assessment report.

  2. High-quality digital photographs.

  3. AutoCAD detailed design using approved layout templates.

  4. Sizing Calculation sheets.

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

● 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 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 be 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 designs 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’s members shall working 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 the 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

Qualifications and Experience

a. Education:

● University degree in Civil engineering.

b. Work Experience

● More than 4 years of working experience in project assessment, design supervising and management experience in civil and steel structural design and implementation is essential.

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

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

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role

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