Monday, October 27, 2008

GIBB Africa Job Opportunities

GIBB Africa
CONSULTING • DESIGN • MANAGEMENT
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

3iBB Africa Ltd is a Pan African company which specialises in the provision of feasibility studies, design and management services in the fields of structural, electrical, mechanical, water, waste water, irrigation and transport engineering in East and Central African countries

The Company seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions:

SENSOR ALIGNMENT DESIGN ENGINEER (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and design of major railways and highway projects including associated interchanges
  • Evaluate and review existing designs of major highways and railways against international (AASHTO, British and German) standards
  • Coordinate teams of Engineers and CAD Technicians in the preparation of working drawings for designed railways and road projects
KEY COMPETENCIES:
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of highway and railway engineering;
  • Highly motivated individual with personal initiative and willingness to accept a wide range of managerial responsibilities;
  • Good knowledge of highway and railway design codes and practices;
  • Proficiency in computer applications with specialized knowledge of CAD design software for highways and railways, specifically CIVIL 3D and PRO-VI;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Highway or Railway Engineering) or equivalent preferred;
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 15 years of progressive experience in highway or railway design;
  • Experience in management of at least a major highway or railway project in the last 3 years;
  • Ability to manage more than one project at the same time.
ALIGNMENT DESIGN ENGINEER (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and design of major railways and highway projects including associated interchanges;
  • Evaluate and review existing designs for major highways and railways against international (AASHTO, British and German) standards;
  • Coordinate teams of CAD Technicians in the preparation of working drawings for designed railways and road projects.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
As those of the Senior Alignment Design Engineer

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Highway or Railway Engineering) or equivalent preferred;
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in highway or railway alignment design;
  • Demonstrated ability of keeping up to date with CAD software updates.
SENIOR MATERIALS / GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and field work for materials and geotechnical investigations for major railways and highway projects;
  • Evaluate and review existing pavement designs for highways and railways;
  • Coordinate teams of Engineers, Laboratory and CAD Technicians and oversee their work in the field, laboratory and office;
  • Preparation of Geotechnical and Materials Reports;
  • Quality assurance of field and laboratory work;
  • Offer specialist geotechnical advice on pavement and foundation design of highway and railway structures.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of materials and geotechnical engineering;
  • Sound knowledge of geology, geological and materials investigations;
  • Sound knowledge of Materials Test Methods including AASHTO, ASTM and BS Standards;
  • Highly motivated individual with personal initiative and willingness to accept a wide range of managerial responsibilities;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Ability to prioritize, plan program, coordinate, delegate and monitor work programs of project teams comprising engineers and technicians:
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Geotechnical Engineering) or equivalent preferred;
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body.
WORKING EXPERIENCE
At least 15 years of progressive experience in highway
  • or railway design with at least 10 years in Materials and Geotechnical Engineering;
  • Experience in management of at least a major highway or railway project in the last 3 years;
  • Ability to manage more than one project at the same time.
MATERIALS / GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and overseeing field work for materials and geotechnical investigations for major railways and highway projects:
  • Evaluate and review existing pavement designs for highways and railways;
  • Coordinate teams of Laboratory and CAD Technicians and oversee their field and laboratory work;
  • Preparation of Geotechnical and Materials Reports based field and laboratory tests;
  • Offer specialist geotechnical advice on pavement and foundation design of highway and railway structures.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
As those of the Senior Materials / Geotechnical Engineer.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Geotechnical Engineering) or equivalent preferred;
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in highway or railway design with at least 7 years in Materials and Geotechnical Engineering;
  • Experience in management of at least a major highway or railway project in the last 3 years.
SENIOR PAVEMENT SPECIALIST (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Pavement Specialist will be expected to work independently on pavement analysis and design for highways, airports and infrastructure projects

KEY COMPETENCIES
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the pavement investigations and design
  • Highly motivated individual with personal initiative and willingness to accept a wide range of managerial responsibilities
  • A good working knowledge of standard computer applications i.e. Word processing, Spreadsheets, project management, databases and power point
  • Specialized knowledge of CAD Pavement design software for highways
  • Possess excellent writing and oral skills, including ability to present concise written and oral reports, briefings and documentation
  • Willingness to travel within the region and Africa in general on official assignments
  • Possess good social and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary working environment
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Pavement and Materials)
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body
WORKING EXPERIENCE
  • At least 15 years of progressive experience as pavement and materials engineer in major highway/airport or infrastructure project
  • Ability to manage more than one project at the same time
DRAINAGE ENGINEER (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Within delegated authority, the Drainage Engineer will be expected to carry out the following duties and tasks:
  • Hydrological analysis for railways and highway projects
  • Hydraulic design of drainage structures
KEY COMPETENCIES
  • Ability under the Highway Engineer to undertake design of drainage structures
  • Ability to undertake requisite site inspections for drainage structures
  • Highly motivated individual with personal initiative
  • A good working knowledge of standard computer applications i.e Word, Spreadsheets, project management, databases and power point
  • Good knowledge of highway and railway design codes and practices
  • Specialized knowledge of CAD Drainage design software for highways
  • Good writing and oral skills
  • Willingness to travel within the region and Africa in general on official assignments
  • Possess good social and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary working environment
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Hydraulic Engineering and Hydrology)
  • Registered with a well recognized international engineering body
WORKING EXPERIENCE
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in highway or railway alignment design with at least 5 years as Drainage Engineer
  • Demonstrated ability of keeping up to date within CAD software updates
WATER / HYDRAULICS ENGINEER (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare computer models for hydraulic systems including potable water transmission and distribution networks, surface and subsurface drainage networks, and waste water treatment systems;
  • Develop forecasted projections of potable water demand, based on consumer growth and provide input for planning purposes on necessary expansion of water and wastewater facilities to meet future requirements;
  • Review hydraulic and system design by plant suppliers for water and wastewater facilities;
  • Carry out planning and design of water supply systems, including source development, treatment, transmission, storage and distribution;
  • Evaluate, review and revise project documents, and analyze design specifications included in project proposals for accuracy, soundness, feasibility and cost;
  • Recommend solutions to a wide range of water and wastewater engineering problems.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of hydraulic engineering;
  • Have a high Degree of personal initiative and a willingness to accept a wide range of responsibilities thorough knowledge of water supply and hydraulic systems including the latest innovations;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Knowledge of hydraulic models such as WaterCAD, WATNet, SewerCAD;
  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, delegate and monitor work programs of project teams and junior staff;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working.
REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil Engineering); M.Sc (Water & Sanitation) or equivalent preferable; Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 15 years of progressive responsible experience in the field of water and sanitation engineering.
  • Specialization in Hydraulics Engineering is essential.
WATER & SANITATION ENGINEER (3 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Carry out the planning and design of wastewater systems, including collection, treatment and discharge;
  • Plan and design water supply systems, including source development, treatment, transmission, storage and distribution;
  • Evaluate, review and revise project documents, and analyze design specifications included in project proposals for accuracy, soundness, feasibility and cost;
  • Recommend solutions to a wide range of water and sanitation engineering problems.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Same as those for Water & Hydraulics Engineer.

REQUIRED:
Same as those for Water & Hydraulics Engineer.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 15 years of progressive responsible experience in the field of water and sanitation engineering.

PROJECT CIVIL ENGINEER (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provision of design and construction supervision inputs in respect of projects being undertaken by the Company;
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation and production of project reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Guidance, supervision and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in all aspects of engineering

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Civil / Structural Engineering);
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage;
  • Need to be computer literate and be proficient in design and estimating software.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 10 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.
  • Experience in the airports and railway sectors shall be desirable and working knowledge of Arabic, French or Russian will be an advantage.
SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER -BUILDING SERVICES (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and delivery of projects being undertaken by the Company to satisfy the Quality Assurance standards, budgetary requirements and project brief;
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Co-ordination, supervision, guidance and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES;
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in all aspects of the field of electrical engineering with emphasis on Industrial / commercial buildings and infrastructure projects in the following areas:
(a) Lighting installations
(b) LV/MV power installations;
(c) Standby power generating systems;
(d) Lighting protection and earthing systems;
(e) Fire detection and alarm systems;
(f) Communication and data systems including security and
access control systems;
(g) Lift and escalator systems.

The candidate must be computer literate and shall -be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems;
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) AutoCAD detailing

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering)
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE
At least 15 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

PROJECT ELECTRICAL ENGINEER -BUILDING SERVICES (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Project Manager / Senior Electrical Engineer, the primary duties and responsibilities of the Project Electrical Engineer shall include but not restricted to the following:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect of projects undertaken;
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery;
  • Co-ordination, supervision, guidance and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of electrical engineering in the following areas:
(a) Lighting installations;
(b) LV / MV power installations / systems;
(c) Standby power generating systems;
(d) Lightning protection and earthing systems;
(e) Fire detection and alarm systems;
(f) Communication and data systems including security and access control systems;
(g) Lift and escalator systems.

REQUIRED
  • B.Sc Degree (Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering);
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.

JUNIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER -BUILDING SERVICES (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Electrical Engineer / Project Electrical Engineer, the primary duties and responsibilities of the Junior Electrical Engineer shall include but not restricted to the following:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
(Same as for Project Electrical Engineer-Building Services).

REQUIRED:
B.Sc Degree (Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering).

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 5 years post-graduation design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER -BUILDING SERVICES (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery;
  • Co-ordination, supervision, guidance and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of mechanical engineering in the following areas of industrial / commercial building and infrastructure projects:
(a) Modern air conditioning / ventilation / cooling systems and their controls;
(b) Building Management Systems (BMS);
(c) Modern space and water heating systems and their controls including boiler plant (hot water / steam), district and room heating systems, fuel systems including oil and natural gas systems, etc;
(d) Modern plumbing, drainage and sanitary systems;
(e) Water treatment, storage, pumping and distribution systems;
(f) Wastewater / sewage treatment and disposal;
(g) Rainwater drainage and disposal systems;
(h) Fire protection systems including sprinkler and foam
systems to NFPA and FOC requirements;
(i) Gas, air and vacuum systems;
(j) Kitchen and laundry plant / Equipment;
(k) Conveyor systems;
(I) Refuse collection and disposal systems;
(m) Acoustic design, treatment and considerations associated with the above systems, including vibration control.

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems;
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) Preparation of specifications, bills of quantities and engineer's estimates;
(d) AutoCAD detailing.

  • B.Sc Degree (Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering;
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 15 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

PROJECT MECHANICAL ENGINEER - BUILDING SERVICES (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery;
  • Co-ordination, supervision, guidance and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Same as those of a Senior Mechanical Engineer (Building Services)

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering). Those with ordinary National Diploma and over 10 years experience will be considered.
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE
At least 10 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.

JUNIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER – BUILDING SERVICES (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Same as those of a Senior Mechanical Engineer (Building Services).

REQUIRED:
B.Sc Degree (Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering).

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 5 years post-qualification design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

SENIOR POWER ENGINEER - HEAVY CURRENTS (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning and delivery of projects being undertaken by the Company to satisfy the Quality Assurance standards, budgetary requirements and project brief:
  • Provision of design and construction supervision inputs in respect of projects being undertaken by the Company;
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation of project estimates, tender documents, contract documents and any other related documents;
  • Preparation, production and review of project or technical reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants, where necessary, in the course of project delivery;
  • Co-ordination, supervision, guidance and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of power engineering in the following areas:
(a) I HV (11/33/66/132kV) power systems including overhead and underground transmission lines, switchgear, protection systems and related communication systems;
(b) Scada systems;
(c) Power generator installations;
(d) Earthing, grounding, lightning and transient over-voltage protection systems;
(e) Liaison with the power utility providers.

Need to be computer literate and be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems:
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) Preparation of project budgetary estimates;
(d) Preparation of specifications, bills of quantities and engineer's estimates;
(e) Tender administration and evaluation;
(f) Construction supervision;
(g) Testing and commissioning codes and procedures:
(h) AutoCAD detailing.

REQUIRED:
B.Sc Degree in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Currents); Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 15 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.

PROJECT POWER ENGINEER- HEAVY CURRENTS (2 POSITONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Same as for Senior Power Engineer (Heavy Currents).

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Same as for Senior Power Engineer (Heavy Currents).

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Currents);
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 10 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment

OTHER ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
Same as for Senior Power Engineer (Heavy Currents)

JUNIOR POWER ENGINEER - HEAVY CURRENTS (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation of project estimates.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Same as for Project Power Engineer (Heavy Currents).

REQUIRED:
B.Sc Degree in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Currents).

WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 5 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER -BUILDINGS (4 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Project Management to the Company's standards; Provision of design and construction supervision inputs in respect of projects being undertaken by the Company;
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation and production of project reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Guidance, supervision and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of structural engineering in the following areas:
(a) High rise buildings;
(b) Low rise Go-downs and Workshops;
(c) Steel structures;
(d) Interpretation of geotechnical reports;
(e) Water retaining structures;
(f) Site supervision.

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems;
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) Preparation of project budgetary estimates;
(d) Preparation of specifications, bills of quantities and engineer's estimates;
(e) Tender administration and evaluation;
(f) Construction supervision;
(g) Testing and commissioning codes and procedures;
(h) AutoCAD detailing.

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Structural Engineering);
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 15 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

PROJECT STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - BUILDINGS (8 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation and production of project reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken;
  • Guidance, supervision and on-the-job training of staff reporting to the candidate.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of structural engineering in the following areas:
(a) High rise buildings;
(b) Low rise Go-downs and Workshops;
(c) Steel structures;
(d) Interpretation of geotechnical reports;
(e) Water retaining structures:
(f) Site supervision;

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems;
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) Preparation of project budgetary estimates;
(d) Testing and commissioning codes and procedures;
(e) AutoCAD detailing.

REQUIRED:
  • B.Sc Degree (Structural Engineering);
  • Registration with a well-recognized engineering body will be an added advantage.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least 10 years post-graduation working experience gained in a busy consultancy environment.

JUNIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER -BUILDINGS (16 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of designs and drawings using design software, AutoCAD and other computer programs as necessary;
  • Preparation and production of project reports to Company standards;
  • Undertaking in-house design reviews and in-house quality assurance processes in respect to projects undertaken.
KEY COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to serve as a technically responsible specialist in the field of structural engineering in the following areas:
(a) High rise buildings;
(b) Low rise Go-downs and Workshops;
(c) Steel structures;
(d) Interpretation of geotechnical reports;
(e) Water retaining structures;
(f) Site supervision;
(g) Design and detailing software for structures;
(h) International codes and standards applicable to structural design including BS standards, Euro standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(i) Preparation of specifications;
(j) Testing procedures;

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) Design and estimating software for the above listed systems;
(b) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(c) Preparation of project budgetary estimates;
(d) Preparation of specifications, bills of quantities and engineer's estimates;
(e) AutoCAD detailing.

REQUIRED:
B.Sc Degree in Structural Engineering.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 5 years post-qualification design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.
SENIOR CAD TECHNICIAN - CIVIL (1 POSITION)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Production of design / construction working drawings and related technical documentation with all the correct detailing and specifications;
  • Reviewing drawings produced by others in accordance with the Company's Quality Assurance policy;
  • Co-ordination, supervision and on-the-job training of staff who may be placed under the candidate's guidance.
KEY COMPETENCIES

The candidate shall be in possession of an Higher National Diploma in an engineering / architectural or construction-related field.

He / she shall in addition possess excellent Auto CAD skills with at least 5 years proven track record and experience in using Auto CAD and other discipline-specific software to prepare design and construction drawings / details for large projects in a busy consultancy or contracting environment.

This experience should have been gained in various building and infrastructure sectors.

Proficiency in at least two of the following disciplines will be desirable:
(a) Structural detailing including RC, steelwork and load-bearing masonry;
(b) Civil works detailing;
(c) Electrical (building sen/ices) detailing;
(d) Mechanical (building services) detailing;
(e) Architectural detailing using ArchiCAD, 3D visualisation and animation with capability of producing accurate photo-realistic images, walkthroughs, etc.

Possession of relevant construction site supervision experience will be an advantage.

CAD TECHNICIAN - CIVIL (4 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
AutoCAD detailing; RC detailing suite.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession 6f a Higher National Diploma in Civil / Structural Engineering with at least 5 years post-qualification experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

This experience shall have been in the preparation of layout drawings from engineers' sketches for the following civil engineering services within buildings and infrastructure projects, among others:
(a) Waste water disposal;
(b) Storm water disposal;
(c) Access roads and parking;
(d) Water reticulation;

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) AutoCAD detailing
(b) RC detailing suite.
(c) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;

CAD TECHNICIAN - ELECTRICAL BUILDING SERVICES (4 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
AutoCAD MEP detailing;

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession of a Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering with at least 3 /ears post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

This experience shall have been in the preparation of layout drawings from engineers' sketches for the following electrical services within buildings and infrastructure projects, among others:
(a) Incoming 11kV/415V electricity supply Installations;
(b) L. V. switchboards;
(c) Standby generator installations;
(d) Voltage stabilizers;
(e) UPS(Un-interruptible power supplies);
(f) Electrical distribution and bus-bar mains;
(g) Power socket outlet installations;
(h) Power supplies for mechanical plant and equipment;
(i) Interior, external security and street lighting installations;
(j) Fire detection and alarm systems;
(k) Telecommunication, IT structured cabling and data management systems;
(I) Security and access control systems etc;
(m) PA and sound distribution systems;
(n) Earthing, grounding, lightning and transient over-voltage protection systems etc;
(o) Energy and load audits;
(p) Liaisons with the power distribution companies and telecommunications companies for provision of electricity and telecommunication services;

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) international codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(b) AutoCAD MEP detailing.

CAD TECHNICIAN – MECHANICAL BUILDING SERVICES (4 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
AutoCAD MEP detailing

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession of a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution with at least 3 years post,-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

This experience shall have been in the preparation of layout drawings from engineers' sketches for the following mechanical services within buildings and infrastructure projects, among others:
(a) Modern air conditioning / ventilation / cooling systems and their controls;
(b) Building Management Systems (BMS);
(c) Modern space and water heating systems and their controls including boiler plant (hot water / steam), district and room heating systems, fuel systems including oil and natural gas systems, etc;
(d) Modern plumbing, drainage and sanitary systems;
(e) Water treatment, storage, pumping and distribution systems;
(f) Wastewater / sewage treatment and disposal;
(g) Rainwater drainage and disposal systems;
(h) Fire protection systems including sprinkler and foam systems to NFPA and FOC requirements;
(i) Gas, air and vacuum systems;
(j) Kitchen and laundry plant / Equipment;
(k) Conveyor systems;
(l) Refuse collection and disposal systems;
(m) Acoustic design, treatment and considerations associated with the above systems, including vibration control.

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(b) AutoCAD MEP detailing.

CAD TECHNICIAN - HEAVY CURRENTS (2 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
AutoCAD MEP detailing

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession of a Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Currents) with at least 3 years post-registration design and construction supervision experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

This experience shall have been in the preparation of layout drawings from engineers' sketches for the following electrical power services within buildings and infrastructure projects, among others:
(a) Incoming 11/33/66/132kV electricity supply installations;
(b) HV Switchgears;
(c) HV protection systems;
(d) Scada systems;
(e) 11kV overhead and underground distribution mains;
(f) Standby generator installations (11kV etc);
(g) Telecommunication systems; (h)
h) IT structured cabling and data management systems;
(i) Earthing, grounding, lightning and transient over-voltage protection etc;
(j) Liaisons with the power distribution companies for provision of electricity mains services;

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;
(b) AutoCAD MEP detailing.

CAD TECHNICIAN - STRUCTURAL (16 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
AutoCAD detailing; RC detailing.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession of a Higher National Diploma in Structural / Civil Engineering with at least 5 years post-qualification experience gained in a busy consultancy and / or contracting environment.

This experience shall have been in the preparation of layout drawings from engineers' sketches for the following structural engineering within buildings and infrastructure projects, among others:
(a) High rise buildings;
(b) Low rise Go-downs and Workshops;
(c) Steel structures;
(d) Water retaining structures;
(e) Link bridges and tunnels.

The candidate must be computer literate and shall be proficient in the following:
(a) AutoCAD detailing software.
(b) RC detailing software.
(c) International codes and standards applicable to the above listed systems including BS standards, ISO standards and DIN standards;

CAD TECHNICIAN – ARCHITECTURE & BUILDINGS (6 POSITIONS)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Production of design / construction working drawings

KEY COMPETENCIES:
The candidate shall be in possession of an Ordinary National Diploma in an engineering / architectural or construction-related field.

He / she shall in addition possess good Auto CAD skills with at least 5 years proven track record and experience in using Auto CAD and other discipline-specific software to prepare design and construction drawings / details for large projects in a busy consultancy or contracting environment. This experience should have been gained in various building and infrastructure sectors.

Proficiency in at least two of the following disciplines will be desirable:
  • Structural detailing including RC. steelwork and load-bearing masonry;
  • Civil works detailing;
  • Electrical (building services) detailing
  • Mechanical (building services) detailing;
  • Architectural detailing using ArchiCAD, 3D visualisation and animation with capability of producing accurate photo-realistic images, walkthroughs, etc;
The candidates for the above positions must possess excellent communication skills in the English language and shall be capable of working on projects with very tight deadlines. Experience in the airports and railway sectors shall be desirable and working knowledge of Arabic, French or Russian will be an added advantage.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job will be offered to the successful candidates.

Interested candidates should send their applications (indicating the position applying for) by post or hand delivery, enclosing copies of academic and professional certificates, copies of reference letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae. their address, telephone and email contact, on or before 31 October 2008. The applications should be addressed to:

Human Resources Manager
GIBB Africa Ltd
Shell & BP House, Harambee Avenue
P.O. Box 30020-00100, NAIROBI

Or Email: hr @ gibbafrica.com

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.





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