Planning Engineer – Civil

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.


INF 5 – Planning Engineer – Civil (1)

Employment Type: Permanent & Pensionable

Location: Lusaka Province

Closing Date: February 09, 2024

Job Description

Responsible for implementation of infrastructure support services and Civil/Structural works under project implementation to ensure that projects are executed according to contract specifications and that deliverables are within time schedule, quality, scope and budget.

Key Responsibilities

Construction Management

  • Management of Construction works to ensure adherence to Engineering principles and building regulations & standards.
  • Planning and supervision of day-to-day site activities as required, ensuring safe execution of works.
  • Producing detailed Engineering drawings as required
  • Assessing potential risks, materials, and costs

Execution of Project Implementation Plans

  • Plan and schedule project timelines, track projectdeliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Provide direction and support to project teams.
  • Risk & quality Management
  • Procurement & Change Management

Acceptance Testing and System KPIs

  • Plan and execute acceptance tests.
  • Identify critical system KPIs and ensure trending for acceptance.


  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project toall stakeholders, present reports defining project progress, problems andsolutions Resource and Cost Management
  • Manage & document contractor and in-house meetings.

Cost Management/Budget

  • Manage the project expenditure to within the budget.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent Engineering Degree
  • Member of EIZ and EngRB
Key Competencies and Skills
  • Profound knowledge in Civil and Structural Engineering practices, standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of project management tools & techniques, contract management
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), MS Project (or equivalent) and SharePoint is required
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • Site Supervision-end to end site management (Civil works supervision, installation, acceptance and handover).
  • Interpretation of the Technical drawings and validation for implementation in the field.
  • Analysis and approval of tower sites’ structures for other operators’ collocation purpose.
  • Identifies problems/issues.
  • Strength in Commissioning, installation of telecom related works
  • Strength in quality inspection and site Audits and supervision
  • Solves non-routine problems by independently applying judgment to established analysis and standard approaches.
  • Integrates/evaluates multiple factors to develop creative practical solutions.
  • People Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Able to set own priorities.
  • Uses discretion to complete assignments;
  • Independently applies knowledge of technical practices and specialty area standards.
  • Independently completes assignments;
  • Exchanges complex technical information
  • Provides guidance to others in work area breaking down information in a systematic/logical manner
  • Cultivates good peer working relationship

Years of Experience Required

  • 3 years of experience in Civil Engineering role preferably in Telecommunication industry
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