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Oct 29, 2019, 8:34 PM
Owens & Xley Consults - Our client, a leading Construction and Architectural firm, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:   Job Title: Civil Engineer Location: Victoria Island, Lagos Responsibilities The function of the role:
  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies including site investigations.
  • Undertake complex calculations
  • Liaising with clients and a variety of professionals including architects and subcontractors.
  • Resolving design and development problems.
  • Compiling job specifications and supervising tendering procedures
  • Managing budgets and project resources
  • Scheduling materials and equipment purchases and deliveries
  • Making sure the project complies with legal requirements, especially health and safety.
  • Ensuring projects run smoothly and structures are completed within budget and on time.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 2-3 years of general construction, creating feasibility studies and resolving design problems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • Ability to work within deadlines and budgets.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiating skills
  • The ability to manage projects
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Candidate with proximity on the Island would be given preference.
Job Title: Architect Location: Lagos Job Description
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals
  • Preparing tender and planning applications and presentations
  • Advising clients on the practicality of their project
  • Producing detailed drawings from which costings are made
  • Negotiating with contractors and other professionals
  • Attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists
  • Making site visits to check on progress and quality of construction
  • Making sure that the project is running within the agreed time frame
  • Dealing with problems that might come up during building.
  • Supervise site work
  • Work closely with the Quantity Surveyor and Building Engineer to carry out tasks as required by management.
Educational Qualifications
  • B.Sc in Architecture
  • M.Sc is a plus.
Experience:
  • 3-4 years experience in a similar role
Skills and Abilities:
  • Have reasonable mathematical skills
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have presentation skills
  • Have a logical, analytical and creative approach to problem solving
  • Have time management skills
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (adobe photoshop, SketchUp, 3d studio viz or similar)
  • Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
  • Visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • Communication and project management skills.
Personal Attributes:
  • Possess an analytical mind
  • Ability to work well with others and influence subordinates to work
  • Strong project management and negotiation skills
  • Open to challenges
  • Have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • Be inventive and imaginative.
Deadline: 5th November, 2019. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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OND / HND / BSC Holders Experienced Personnel Victoria Island Lagos State Owens and Xley Consults Civil Engineering Architecture