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Position titleElectrical Engineer (Retainer)
Place of performanceMogadishu, Somalia
Apply by10/09/2019
Start date16/09/2019
Durationup to 4 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationMaster's degree in Electrical Engineering with 2 years minimum experience and/or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 4 years minimum experience.
Sector experienceMinimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Electrical experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
Under the overall supervision of the infrastructure Project Manager; the Electrical Engineer will give his/her technical expertise as required to manage and co-ordinate any designs assigned, supervision, commissioning and related documentation works. He or she is responsible for managing staff under his/her supervision and ensure high quality design documentation and site works are carried out on time and on or under budget.
Role objectives
•             Coordination and supervision of installation of the electrical services of projects;
•             Assist the logistics division in procurement of electrical machinery and equipment;
•             Assist contract division in preparing and evaluation of tender documents of electrical services          (specifications, BOQs, rates etc.);
•             Review the design of electrical services of projects;
•             The consultant will be requested to work from home and be prepared to travel to any site in or around the countries under.

Expected output

•             Review the electrical designs for all Infrastructure projects in term of accuracy and suitability to       overall design requirements, including Identifying improvements in the designs and be able to propose practical solutions.
•             Ability to analyze and design processes in electrical engineering as requested utilizing research, development, design and other electrical devices
•             Strong ability in reviewing the accuracy of the electrical bill of quantities of the projects proposed.
•             Strong ability in producing electrical bill of quantities matching the international standards
•             Ability in verifying technical specifications of electrical products, apparatus, services and associated quality material
•             Follow up the contractual obligation of the contractor on the site and secure the testing of the installed products in order to verify their quality as being an integral part of both design and manufacture.
•             On the site, ensures that the work is done according to instructions, drawings and technical specifications as per contractual agreement and give the same support to site teams liaising with the PM and Project Engineers on projects.
•             Check and approve material and equipment incorporated in the works.
•             Measure, check, and record the executed works against payment request submitted by contractor and review measurement sheets for the periodic payment of the work.
•             Liaise with the Our client Mechanical Engineer on mechanical engineering consultants commissioned to support designs works for construction.
•             Produce electrical engineering design reports.
•             Prepare estimates and prices for new project development works.
•             Prepares monthly progress reports as well as drawings when requested. Study and reports on contractors' claims and variation orders and immediately reports any problems I constraints arising in the progress of the work and between stakeholders.
•             Keep files for all site memos and instructions, measured quantities of work and material on site.
•             Prepare Snag List for final project checking, prior to handover.
•             Manage and supervise final commissioning and handover documents to clients.
•             Ensure as-built drawings and maintenance manuals for the finished materials used in the works.
Project reporting
Consultant will report to the project manager. 
Key competenciesEducation

• Bachelor of the Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with 4 years minimum experience
• Master’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering with 2 years minimum experience


A minimum of 2 years’ experience in at least one of the following

• Installation of power distribution systems (single phase and three phase – conduit laying. Wiring, installation of electrical board, fitting etc.
• Testing and commissioning of electrical systems;
• Preparing of BOQs;
• Supervision & monitoring of electricians' works Geographical


• Excellent written and spoken English.


• Ability to work to meet tight schedules under stressful environment and varied cultural context.
• Good team player attitude.
• Ability to perform with professionalism, integrity and commitment to project demands.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
Team management
This role does not have team management function. 
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