• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction , Internal Vacancies , Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024
  • Job application is closed.


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour
  • Applications have closed

Website WTS Energy

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Civil Engineer – Nigeria

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Management:
    • Develop project plans, schedules, and budgets for civil engineering tasks.
    • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines to ensure seamless project integration.
  2. Site Investigation and Assessment:
    • Conduct site visits and assessments to evaluate existing conditions and identify potential challenges.
    • Analyze geological and geotechnical data to make informed engineering decisions.
  3. Design and Engineering:
    • Prepare detailed civil engineering designs, specifications, and drawings for construction projects.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations.
  4. Construction Oversight:
    • Supervise and inspect construction activities to ensure adherence to design specifications and safety standards.
    • Resolve technical issues and provide guidance to construction teams.
  5. Quality Assurance and Control:
    • Implement quality control procedures to ensure the integrity of civil engineering structures.
    • Conduct inspections and tests to verify compliance with project requirements.
  6. Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
    • Identify potential risks and hazards related to civil engineering aspects of the project.
    • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
  7. Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including architects, structural engineers, and project managers.
    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, contractors, and regulatory authorities.
  8. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Prepare    comprehensive    reports,    progress    updates,    and documentation for project records.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation.
  9. Budget and Cost Control:
    • Monitor project costs and expenditures related to civil engineering activities.
    • Identify cost-saving opportunities and ensure adherence to budget constraints.
  10. Environmental Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and best practices.
    • Implement sustainable and environmentally friendly engineering solutions.


  1. Education:

 Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Master’s degree is a plus.

  1. Professional Certification:

       Professional Engineer (PE) license is highly desirable.

  1. Experience:

 A minimum of 5-8 years of relevant experience in civil engineering, with a focus on maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.

  1. Technical Skills:
      • Proficient in civil engineering software and tools.
      • Strong knowledge of geotechnical engineering, structural analysis, and construction materials.
  1. Project Management:

 Proven experience in managing civil engineering aspects of projects, including planning, scheduling, and budgeting.

  1. Communication Skills:
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Ability to effectively communicate complex engineering concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  1. Problem Solving:

 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address engineering challenges during project execution.

  1. Regulatory Compliance:

 Familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations related to civil engineering and construction projects. (ASCE, API)

  1. Team Collaboration:

    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.

  1. Safety Focus:

 Commitment to safety standards and practices in construction and engineering activities.

  1. Software Proficiency:
    • Proficient in using civil engineering software for design, analysis, and drafting (e.g., AutoCAD, Civil 3D, STAAD Pro)
    • Experience with 3D modeling and site layout optimization software.
  2. Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities in a dynamic construction and crude refining environment.

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