Civil Engineer – Design & Construction of 225kV Transmission Line & 20 MW PV Plant Design & Construction

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 5 December 2019
  • West Africa
  • Closing on 4 January 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

  • Project for design review and construction supervision of a 225 kV double circuit Transmission Line of about 30 km length and a 20MW Solar PV Plant in West Africa The CSE shall be responsible for reviewing civil designs and overseeing the contractors’ daily site activities, ensure the accuracy, timing, proper methodology, quality control of the works.

Qualifications and skills

  • A degree in structural/ civil engineering from a recognized university.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of all civil / structural requirements, procedures and standards required for the construction of PV Solar Power Plants and EHV lines and substations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team of international consultants and contractors involved in design and construction activities.
  • Sound judgment and ability to provide detailed technical, commercial, environmental, social and managerial evaluation.
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written English and a high sense of organization and responsibility

Professional experience

  • A minimum of 15 years overall experience
  • 10 year experience in design of solar power generation plants, transmission lines and substations of the same nature, size and complexity as this assignment.
  • Experience of supervising works related to both solar plants and transmission infrastructures on at least 2 (two) international turnkey contracts.
  • Experience in similar project in Sub Saharan Africa.

About the Organization

AZOROM is an independent private company that provides services to the electricity sector in Ireland and throughout the world. It has its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

The company was formed in 2001 with the objective of providing added value and quality services to its clients in all aspects of the electricity business. This first class service is provided through a combination of highly qualified staff and emphasis on careful management of projects to a successful conclusion.

AZOROM is independent of manufacturers and suppliers and can provide totally independent advice and assistance.

The company’s knowledge and know-how derives from the vast skills and experience of its experts in the areas of engineering, accounting, economics, regulation, human resources and management. A unique quality of the company is the experience of its experts deployed on projects.

Apart from wide ranging consulting experience, AZOROM experts generally come from line positions in utilities, regulators and government ministries. Therefore, they not only bring the deep knowledge and understanding of issues but also the practical experience of having implemented best international practice themselves.

Since its establishment, AZOROM has worked with energy institutions (ministries, utilities, regulators) and companies in Ireland and in various parts of the world including European Union, South America, Eastern Europe, CIS, Balkans, Mediterranean, Africa and Far East.

AZOROM has worked on projects funded by private sources and on projects funded by institutions such as WB, MCC, EC, KfW, SECO, AfD, UN.

AZOROM is intent on delivering expert advice and services at good value for money through professionally experienced and competent staff that are culturally sensitive and can develop fruitful working relationships with client and beneficiary.

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