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JOB DESCRIPTION: CIVIL ENGINEER (Posted 2nd April 2019)

Responsible for designing civil related foundations, structural and piping support systems, site and grading plans, and all other typical construction responsibilities under the supervision of an Engineering Manager maintaining standard industry design principles. Other responsibilities include the following:

  • Investigate sites to work out the most suitable foundation for a proposed construction
  • Reporting to DPM.
  • Research and advise on the best engineering solution to meet with client’s needs and budget.
  • Produce detailed designs and documentation for the construction and implementation of civil engineering projects
  • Organize the delivery of materials, plant and equipment needed for the construction project and supervise labor
  • Develop detailed programs for the coordination and implementation of site activities
  • Discuss and liaise with other engineers and clients
  • Prepare engineering calculations required for the design of projects and supervise the drafting
  • Operate computers to assist with the design of civil engineering projects
  • Coordinate and direct research development and testing of materials, processes or systems related to civil engineering works
  • Supervise the testing and commissioning of completed works
  • Prepare, analyze and interpret reports on loading, labor, productivity, quality, materials and performance related to project.
  • Analyze risks associated with natural disasters including wind, earthquake, fire and floods, and design structures and services to meet appropriate standards
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Ensures that the submitted TOP’s are reviewed/checked and complied with the requirement of the request/ticket and conforms with the drawings and specifications
  • Ensures that all requests/tickets which qualifies for a TOP shall be prepared and submitted on time.
  • Conducts site visit to monitor the implementation of a Task Order. He coordinates with the site supervisor and assist the site supervisor in any technical issues that arises.
  • Ensure that all drawings requested are prepared on time to enable the preparation of the estimate and the TOP document as a whole.
  • Conducts regular site monitoring to ensure that task completed are in accordance to the requirement of the Ticket or Task Order as far as workmanship and quality materials are concern.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

REQUIRED:

  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level:
    • Background in management of construction trades or similar construction practices.
    • Five (5) years’ verifiable experience managing multiple trades in a large institutional setting or managing construction projects.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting construction management and projects at an overseas facility.
    • Experience providing excellent customer services.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
    • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
    • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.
  • Education: A high school diploma or equivalent education is required.
  • A degree in Civil Engineer is a must.
  • Licenses and Certifications: Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Citizenship:
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by DEEQA and our customer for deployment to Somalia. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.

DESIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Master’s Degree in a similar profession.
  • Relevant overseas contract experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, and Visio.

Previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions

Electrical Engineer (Posted 3rd April 2019)

DUTIES And Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.  Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Install typical residential and industrial circuitry and general machine circuitry related to construction projects.
  • Install or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.
  • Locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.
  • Perform standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.
  • Use a variety of electrician’s hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.
  • Report to and receive assignments, instructions, and directions from the Electrical Supervisor or Site Supervisor.
  • Read and interpret instructions and documentation and plans work activities.
  • Move materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work site.
  • Complete records, maintain tools and equipment, and perform various clean-up activities.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned. Will be asked to work across Trades when Electrical work is not scheduled.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as required.
  • Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications conducting research applying knowledge of electricity and materials.
  • Confirms system’s and components’ capabilities by testing methods; testing properties.
  • Ensure customer requirements; are met on time.
  • Prepares t reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains electrical services and company reputation by complying with policies, SOPs rules and regulations.
  • Forwards accurate reports to management on time.
  • Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting repair service.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level:
    • Five years related electrical experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards of the electrical trade, related safety precautions and considerable skill required for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
    • Good organizational, time management and communication skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions.
    • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting electrical functions at an overseas facility.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
    • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
    • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
    • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.
  • Education: Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Licenses and Certifications:
    • Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record.
    • Journeyman Electrician License.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Citizenship:
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by DEEQA and our customer for deployment to Somalia. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.

DESIRED:

  • Previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions.

Head Chef (Posted 13th April 2019)

Job Description

 

Oversee culinary operations and supervise to ensure smooth running of the same in line with HACCP guidelines/policy. Ensure the product is of highest quality with regards to planning, preparation, presentation and menus selection. Team leadership and capacity building with regard to uplifting team members to acceptable standards.

  1. PERSONALITY STRENGTH:

§  Leadership quality in overseeing, organizing, and coordinating culinary activities/operations of mass production in multi-cultural environment.

§  Effective communication skills

§  High integrity, reliable and honest

§  Strong interpersonal and problems solving abilities

§  Ability to work well cohesively with colleagues as a team leader

§  Rotational menu planning abilities and costing of the same. Menus planned using available ingredients.

§  Ability to handle pressure and still remain calm and courteous at all times

  1. RESPONSIBILITIES:

§  Consistently offer professional, engaging and friendly service

§  Meet daily with culinary management to communicate operational challenges and successes.

§  Promote a fun, professional and disciplined work environment.

§  Support, lead, coach and motivate catering/kitchen staffs

§  Chair weekly team meetings.

§  Ensure compliance of HACCP guidelines in a view to meeting standards and expectations.

§  Ensure proper scheduling of leaves and weekly breaks for kitchen staff.

§  Ensure safe catering requirements are met through proper hygiene standards in line with outlined policies.

§  Approve food menus and maintain acceptable standards.

§  Interact with clients closely as means to pick points with a view to making improvements in areas of concern.

§  Ensure VIP visits are well handled and prioritized.

§  Continually expand on our current food product to lead our catering team to the next level.

§  Strive to increase client satisfaction through survey, meetings and suggestions.

§  Strictly observe meal times without fail as we’re a service company with timelines.

§  Keep researching on new trends on the market especially effects on health.

§  Comply to utilization of progressive corrective actions put forward by management team.

§  Strive to achieve monthly labor and food costs.

§  Minimize wastages/spoilage in all kitchen areas

§  Conduct spot checks during delivery, storage and ensure stock rotation on FIFO basis.

§  Conduct meetings with food suppliers, review prices, quality, delivery methods and any other concerns

§  Maintain staffing guidelines as per yearly budgets.

§  Maintain storeroom standards and continually train stores team on food rotation, storage temperatures, chiller/freezer temperatures.

§  Hold performance reviews with camp manager for culinary team.

  1. DOCUMENTATIONS:

§  Weekly rotational menus

§  Storage temperature logs.

§  Store issues reports

 

Required Skills

§  Over ten years of experience in a busy mass production facility

§  At least 3 – 5 years of experience in remote site catering (mass production – 250 pax and above)

§  Formal or inhouse training in HACCP

§  Formal certificate/diploma in food production (preferably mass production) from a recognized institution.

§  Ability to plan menus, requisitions, storage, production and presentation.

§  Ability to work in multi-cultural/multi-ethnic environment and hash climatic conditions.

§  Team player with the ability to lead by example, train, monitor and evaluate.

§  Good communicator in both written and spoken English.

Core Competencies

International cuisine production

Team Working

Planning and Control in food production

Making Good Decisions

Attention to client satisfaction

Ability to maintain hygiene and safety in food production and storage environment.

Preferred Qualification & Experience

High diploma in food production, good training in HACCP (formal or inhouse), total of over 10 years of experience (3 – 5 years working in remote location for mass production).

 

Assessment:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may subjected to further assessment.

Please indicate your Salary Expectations and Joining date in the application. This Position is Urgent

A competitive all-inclusive remuneration package will be on offer to the selected candidate, with the employer providing full coverage of visa and medical insurance costs.

About our Company’s Operations:

Deeqa Construction and Well Drilling Company, a Somali construction company based in Mogadishu, Somalia where its operations uses variety of delivery methods to meet specific clients’ needs for construction management, design and build projects from various donors particularly with UNSOS/AMISON in Somalia.

 

Contact us

DEEQA Construction & Water Well Drilling Co. LTd

Email: careers@deeqa.com