Graduate – Civil Engineer


Job Title: Graduate – Civil Engineer

Purpose of the role:

  • This position is responsible for assisting in the establishing of preventative and responsive Civil maintenance and development within the Processing plant; to learn how operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost effective manner, while being trained on how to achieve compliance with relevant procedures, polices, legal requirements and consent conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect Civil repairs works, maintenance and drainage systems to ensure that work is being performed according to specifications.
  • Prepare and/or review plans, specifications and cost estimates for Civil on-site work.
  • Review and approve where required, construction and service contract payment estimates and invoices.
  • Assist and learn regarding; the installation of new Civil foundations, replacement/removal of old, faulty or redundant Civil foundations as per the Company and vendor’s safety and quality specifications.
  • Prepare progress and completion reports as required for work done.
  • Assist in supervising and monitoring the site Civil team and subcontractors.
  • Inspect plans, drawings and quantities for verification of calculations accuracies.
  • Liaise with consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce regarding work to be done.
  • Assist and learn regarding; the completion of how safety logbooks are completed, checked and signed according to the procedure
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Qualification, Experience & Skill:
  • G12 Certificate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • No experience required.
  • Computer literate in the commonly used Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Power-point, MS-Projects)
  • Ability to read Civil drawings.
  • Understanding of design and as-built drawings of Civil infrastructure.
  • Ability to apply the knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
  • Ability to explain design ideas and plans clearly.
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data and assess solutions.
  • Ability to identify, formulate, and solve Civil problems.
  • Ability to use techniques, skills, and modern Engineering tools necessary for Engineering practice.
  • Registered member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Ability to register as a member of the Engineering Registration Board of Zambia.
  • Valid Zambian driving license.
Behavioural Traits:
  • Must possess problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess excellent organization and managerial skills and a methodical approach to work.
  • Must possess the ability to think methodically and to manage projects.
  • Must poses the ability to work to deadlines and within budgets.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to develop supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to work without supervision.
  • Must possess a confident decision-making ability.
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload.
  • Motivated to learn and deliver innovation at a technical level.

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