Job Summary

Our client based in Somaliland is looking for an experienced Gabion/Fence Installer to join their team.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duties and responsibilities
•    Gather and analyze information needed to ensure that the Gabions and the fence serve their intended purpose sustainably
•    Aligns posts, using lines and verifies vertical alignment of posts, using plumb bobs or spirit levels.
•    Measures and lays out fence lines and mark posthole positions, following instructions, drawings, and or specifications.
•    Dig postholes, using spades, posthole diggers, or power-driven augers.
•    Sets metal posts in upright positions in postholes.
•    Consults with the supervisor on fencing requirements, their estimated costs based on estimates and quotes prices.
•    Embed posts use of concrete mix.
•    Makes rails for fences, by cutting metal tubing to required lengths.
•    Stretches and fix plain wire and chain link fencing between posts, and attaches fencing to frames.
•    Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
•    Handling and moving objects: Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
•    Operating power tools and other mechanized devices or equipment
•    Making decisions and solving problems
•    Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
•    Knowing how to gather information e.g., by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
•    Communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates
•    Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
•    Inspecting fencing/ gabion equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
•    Estimating the quantifiable characteristics of products, events, or information
•    Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determine time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform fence work activity.
•    Evaluating information to determine compliance with the agreed standards
•    Perform any other duty as and when required from time to time as per management information.

Qualifications and work experience
•    Minimum diploma in Soil, Water and Environmental engineering
•    Minimum 3 years of riverbanks protection or equivalent preferred
•    Minimum of 3 years of Gabion construction experience
•    Minimum of 3 years of Tieback and Soil-nail anchoring experience
•    Minimum of 3 years of steel baskets retention wall construction
•    Minimum of 3 years of heavy-duty chain-link fence installation
•    Experienced in tools and jobsite equipment handling and maintenance
•    Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other personnel
•    Must be committed to safety and willing to contributing to a culture of safety for self and others

Working conditions
•    Alternatively working weekly night and day shift
•    Working weekends and public holidays when required

Physical requirements
•    Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift heavy objects
•    Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
•    Ability to work for long shifts
•    Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
•    Must have good hand-eye coordination, quick reaction times.
•    Able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves and safety-toed boots.
•    Able to walk moderate distances to reach work area up to 1/2 mile
•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the required qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the local standards
•    Able to pass a pre-employment background check to work on projects.

Benefits
•    Accommodation; Person will stay onsite in factory premises; we will provide onsite accommodation.
•    Three (3) meals days.
•    Light, water and internet will be paid by company
•    Two (2) economic tickets in year to your home country.
•    Thirty (30) calendar days paid leave in a year.

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