Building & civil engineer

Nairobi Full Time Construction
KSh Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Building & Civil Engineer (1 Post), Building & Construction Architect JD (1 Post), Surveyor JD (1 Post)

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

-      Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, water and sewage systems, and waste disposal units. 

-      Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects. 

-      Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tool 

-      Inspect and analyze the proposed construction project.  

-      Analyze the site location and the surrounding area. This includes a search and investigation, verifying its feasibility for construction purposes. 

-      Outlining the key variables and what needs to be changed prior to the construction 

-      Develop a detailed design layout, keeping the requirements of the client in mind. The design and any subsequent reports need to be reviewed and approved, and any potential risks and challenges of the project identified. 

-      Ensuring that all rules, regulations and guidelines are fulfilled. It’s paramount that all safety measures are met whilst the project is being undertaken. 

-      Keep an open dialogue with architects, consultants and subcontractors. Should any issues arise, they have the responsibility of resolving them. 

-      Ensure the projects are within budget and to the agreed timescale. The responsibility of scheduling the work, ensuring that sound organizational skills are employed and that all the raw materials are present also lies with a civil engineer. 


  • A Bachelor’s degree/ Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 1 -2 years’ experience in a similar capacity
  • Knowledge in procurement processes
  • Willingness to work long hours, under time and budget pressure
  • Excellent customer/client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An experience with cooperate  firms will be an added advantage 

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