Register and Subscribe for Free Job Alerts!

Please enter your email address below

message sent
culminate logo

Search For Jobs

Job Details

Date Posted

May 27, 2015


Stresert Services Limited

Job Title

Senior Construction Engineer At Stresert Services Limited

Job Type




Our client is an established Architectural & Interior Design practising firm.  As a result of growth, they require the service of a Senior Construction Engineer.

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Summary of Position

The Senior Construction Engineer will be responsible for the management of construction contractors performing work during the execute phase of projects. Projects may range in size from large designs construction on a turnkey bases to small repairs to new field developments etc.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Maintain compliance with the safety-assurance plan so that work is accomplished in an environmentally sound manner using safe work practices;
  • Conduct safety observations and conversations (SOCs) to help achieve a zero-incident culture;
  • Lead the “authorization to proceed” process for contractors;
  • Participate and lead in engineering package reviews during the select, define and execute phases of projects and provide constructive input to the design team;
  • Support the off-site project leaders through the stage-gated process of projects;
  • Support the off-site project leader and design groups in the development of functional systemization of projects for guidance on certification (GOC);
  • Ensure construction and operations personnel review design packages early in the course of projects to eliminate rework and optimize construction;
  • Anticipate and resolve problems encountered in the field to eliminate costly rework or retesting;
  • Ensure work is performed per plans and specifications via coordination with the Quality Assurance (QA) and Functional Checkout (FCO) groups;
  • Coordinate with clients to ensure proposed construction and work methods are clearly understood and accepted and ensure agreement on environmental and safety work plans for permitting;
  • Provide input into the scheduling of projects to meet the client’s required deadline and maintain construction resources to acceptable levels;
  • Monitor progress to ensure scheduling milestones are understood and are being met;
  • Coordinate between the construction contractor and the project lead to resolve field discrepancies in design packages and material delays;
  • Ensure equipment and manpower resources are being used efficiently;
  • Review contractor work performance and project status updates;
  • Ensure all process safety management (PSM) and management of change (MOC) requirements regarding field design modifications and scope changes are met by forwarding appropriate documentation to the appropriate unit for processing;
  • Participate in a post-project appraisal review and report (lessons learned);
  • Coordinate project turnover activities with the Commissioning Engineer and Quality Assurance/Quality Control and FCO Groups;
  • Participate in the MOC control process;
  • Administer project’s management-of-no-change process for scope, schedule and budget impacts for client approval;
  • Network with various client departments to ensure all appropriate permits and regulations are followed;
  • Review and approve field purchases and contractor invoices and timesheets;
  • Coordinate schedules for vendor representatives;


Work deliverables are items deemed necessary to manage and control project work. These deliverables will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Document SOCs in Traction;
  • Coordinate solutions between the construction contractor and the project lead to address field discrepancies in design packages and material delays;
  • Deliver status reports as requested to the Construction Manager;
  • Create and submit weekly project narratives to the Construction Manager;
  • Complete the construction portion of the project on schedule, within budget, meeting safety requirements and with appropriate quality;
  • Develop plan for construction contractor’s interface with on-going operations;
  • Develop the Construction Plan and provide to the Project Lead to incorporate into the Project Execution Plan.

Experience & Qualification

To be considered for the role of Construction Engineer, applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of a HND/ bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural engineering discipline or equivalent technical experience;
  • Willingness and ability to work day/night shift, and lots of travelling( based on project);
  • Experience in a construction management role & Must be able to start a project without supervision;
  • Minimum of 10 years of construction experience in mechanical, civil and/or structural engineering disciplines in reputable construction firms;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cost control, cost reporting and project schedule management;
  • Demonstrated track record of multi-project coordination with projects in varying phases of completion;
  • Knowledge of commissioning turnover systems;

Preferred Knowledge

In addition to the required qualifications, the successful applicant is likely to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge of GOC process;
  • Knowledge of Capital Value Process (CVP);
  • Knowledge of HSE policies and procedures;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a non-confrontational manner;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • English fluency;

Other Relevant Information

Successfully interact with a wide variety of individuals in a team environment to achieve completion of the construction project;

Spend a large portion of their time in the field on frequent site visits and job walk downs.


Salary is above industry standard.

Candidates who meet the above expectation should email CV’s ‘’ using ‘Construction’ as the subject of application. Wrong titles will not be attended to. Submission closes 9th June, 2015.

Year of Experience

10-15 year


Date Available

Recruiter's Email



Closing Date

Apply For this Job
scroll to top