Local Site Engineer – Vietnam

April 29, 2019 by Tina Gaspard in Job Openings

The Local Site Engineer will assist in performing activities related to finalizing the remedial approach and selection of the preferred treatment of technology(ies) for dioxin remediation. Under direct supervision of the Lead Local Engineer, this position is responsible to assist in efforts to provide the detailed engineering design necessary to implement the approved remedial approach(es).  The Local Site Engineer will be onsite and provide technical interface for field queries and timely response to construction crews.  Local Site Engineer will be accountable for the detailed monitoring of field technical issues.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Providing field support for environmental services to
include field data collection and documentation for environmental site
assessments and remediation.

Participate in contractor meetings (safety meetings, site
safety inspections, etc.).

Observe and abide by all site safety rules, assist to
promote and support a strong safety culture.

Provide support to the Construction Management Team (CMT) on
contractual issues. Assist CM to ensure change orders are issued and approved
in a timely manner.

Responsible for the on-site management of the Request for
Information (RFI) process. Receive RFI and distribute to responsible persons
for disposition. Ensure responses are received and communicated in an agreed
time frame.

Responsible for document control on site.

Assume responsibility for the assembly of all required as
built information.

Assist with management and maintenance of quality plan for
the project.

Become familiar with project specifications, drawings and
contracts.

Provide technical interpretation on field issues, changes,
etc.

Expedite, through the PE, the issue of all design changes
which must be made by the Project Design Group Prime contact as engineering
liaison regarding missing technical information, drawing issues and vendor
information.

Support Construction Manager in managing site conflicts,
proposing path forward to contractor inquiries, coordinating schedules and to
issuing weekly progress updates.

Document construction progress, including photographs and
file accordingly.

Compile and assist in the monitoring and receipt of
contractor scope punch list items.

Observe the work as it progresses for technical compliance
to the drawings.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

University degree in Civil Engineering or Construction
Management or an applicable Technical certification.

Must be licensed or have appropriate professional
certificate as per local laws.

Minimum 10 (ten) years of experience in construction field.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Word,
Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Strong communication skills in both English and Vietnamese
(oral and written).

Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with remediation projects.

Experience with USAID-funded projects.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION

In order to integrate the foreign assistance effort into the community, enhance the skills of the cooperating country’s population, and contribute to the local economy, this position is designated for a Cooperating Country National (CCN), meaning an individual who is a cooperating country citizen, or a non-cooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.

 

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