Land Surveyor

Job Summary

The Site Manager’s role will involve assisting the project department in the day to day management of Home Afrika Ltd’s projects.

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

Job Description

Position Reports to: Chief Finance Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

The job holder’s duties and responsibilities are outlined as follows:

  1. Coordinate, monitor and inspect work of construction contractor for the project.
  2. Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  3. Responsible for start-up, follow-up and closing meetings with client or tenant for schedule updates, direction and or changes on a regular basis throughout life of project.
  4. Act as liaison between the head office and the contractors on site.
  5. Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  6. Conduct on site observation and spot checks on work progress.
  7. Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.
  8. Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  9. Ensure contract compliance by the contractor and report any deficiencies to the head office.
  10. Provide reports on all site matters.
  11. Prepare all documents related to survey.
  12. Maintain job site files, documents, reports and daily work logs; prepare periodic reports for the head office.
  13. Attend all site meetings with home owners, residents and contractors.
  14. Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays on projects. 
  15. Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
  16. Overseeing the work of contractors and ensuring quality and timeliness of their works.
  17. Scheduling work and allocating resources, quality control and completion according to the schedule
  18. Project scoping and costing, progress reporting and end of project reviews.
  19. People skills; to develop and evolve good client, supplier and staff relationships
  20. Performs general construction management duties, as assigned. 
  21. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Specifications

The job holder must possess:

  • A University Degree in Project Management or related built environment field (i.e. construction management, Architecture, Building Economics or Civil Engineering, Land or Engineering Survey).
  • One-year solid field construction experience required; civil or commercial or residential field experience acceptable.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with tenants, architects, field personnel, and the diverse project teams.
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and project organization skills.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple projects at one time. 
  • Ability to think both strategically and operationally and manage and meet project deadlines and budgets. 
  • Strong technical competency with extensive knowledge in project management. 
  • Competence in Computer packages: MsWord, Ms Excel, Ms Project,Ms PowerPoint, Auto CAD and Arch CAD.

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