Grouting Specialist - Dams and Hydropower Project - Albania

Location
Albania
Salary
£4329.60 - £5051.20 per month + Expat Package
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Nov 2016
Ref
GS/DAMS/ALB2
Contact
Deji Ogunsola
Specialism
Energy
Function
Civil Engineer
Job Type
Contract

Grouting Specialist - Dams and Hydropower Project - Albania

Reporting into the Dam Project Manager, the Grouting Specialist will form part of the project organization responsible for implementation of the hydro power plant. The Grouting Specialist is established to be part of the project team responsible for implementation of the hydro power plant.

This will be the second hydropower plant to be built in this scheme. This HPP will have an installed capacity of 165 MW with an average annual production of 450 GWh. The asphalt core filled Dam will be 300 m long, 145 m high and 450 m wide. Three Francis turbines will be installed with output of 55MW each

Your role:

Areas of responsibility will include, but not limited to:

  • Supervise the Contractor's grouting activities both underground, in relation to concrete and hydro mechanical works and in the Dam core. This will include jet grouting
  • Formulate strategy for QA/QC on the contractor's grouting and jet grouting performance
  • React and assist in formulating solutions for changing conditions, as the necessity shall arise
  • Assist in review of Contractor's planning
  • Supervise testing and laboratory testing
  • Assist in supervision of construction activities not directly related to grouting
  • Review all inspections and material testing performed by third parties
  • Support the line manager in the preparation of reports
  • Follow up contractor's obligations for various grouting works being performed at different sites
  • Additional tasks/duties as to be requested by the line manager

Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Civil Engineering, with specific relevant trainings on TBM operations
  • Previous experience (+15 years) in grouting/jet grouting of which +8 for hydropower projects
  • Capability of working underground in confined spaces
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and to be proactive
  • Organizational skills in order to handle multiple deadlines and tasks within a high-pressure work environment
  • Ability to work on a project site (according to the shift schedule dictated) is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent English knowledge (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and safety Act with a strong safety orientation

Location: Albania (Site based)

Start Date: Nov 2016

Salary Package: upto 7000 Euros Per Month

The salary package consists of (SALARY, HOUSING, CAR, FLIGHTS, EXPENSE, ETC)

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe. For more information on any international Hydropower assignments please contact Deji Ogunsola at ewi recruitment