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May 11, 2015


Global Profilers

Job Title

Project Engineer At Global Profilers

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We are a recruitment & HR consultancy company, providing a wide range of recruitment and selection services to local and international companies in Africa. Our Team of dedicated consultants offers businesses to get the right and best talent across wide range of sectors and professions.

Africa is experiencing an economic boom in all sectors. It is a dynamic as well as complex & diverse market. Our Specialized approach is backed by deep understanding of all aspects of business and industry in this challenging and growing market whilst retaining our global standards in talent acquisition and HR services.

Project Engineer (Ref: 455)


Our Company:

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa; we are currently looking for a Project Engineer for our client who is construction management and engineering consulting firm.




Job Purpose

The railway is a system created by the combination of every engineering discipline. Its single purpose is to provide transport for people and freight that is safe, effective and affordable. The main components of this system are trains, track, bridges, earthworks, drainage and environment, electrical power systems and fixed plant, train control systems, telecoms and data management. As the system is constructed, maintained and operated by humans, ergonomics also plays an important part in engineers' designs.


  • To maintain and improve today’s railway to meet the business need for improved performance at a reduced price.
  • To design a railway for the future and, in doing so, solve how to change from today’s systems that include components (such as bridges and viaducts) that may be 150 years old.
  • To embrace technology to allow us to run an utterly reliable seven-day railway to play an increasing role in the country's transport needs


  • undertaking technical and feasibility studies including site investigations
  • using a range of computer packages for developing detailed design
  • undertaking complex and repetitive calculations
  • liaising with clients and a variety of professionals including architects and subcontractors
  • compiling job specs and supervising tendering procedures
  • resolving design and development problems
  • managing budgets and project resources
  • scheduling material and equipment purchases and deliveries
  • making sure the project complies with legal requirements
  • assessing the sustainability and environmental impact of projects
  • ensuring projects run smoothly and structures are completed within budget and on time


Qualification and Experience:

Expectation/ Qualities

  •  Bachelor of Engineering degree (BEng) or four-year Masters degree (MEng) in civil engineering
  • Experience in building roads.
  • Strong Mathematics, Science and IT skills.


Key Skills/ Competencies

  • Ability to explain design ideas and plans clearly 
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and assess solutions
  • Confident decision-making ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Ability to work within budgets and to deadlines
  • Good team working skills
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of health and safety issues.

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