Civil Engineer

October 21, 2021
  • Location: Algeria
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #11186

CIVIL ENGINEER required by our client, an onshore oil and gas company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Algeria.

Duration: 1-year renewable contract


Reporting to the Chef Service Engineering or the respective project manager, the principal role is responsible for civil engineering support at the assigned site location.


  • Solid experience in Civil Engineering design in the oil and gas industry with a reputable oil and gas company or consultancy / contractor.
  • Responsible for civil engineering support at GB facilities;
  • The engineering role assumes technical authority for GB in said engineering discipline and as such shall provide technical support for the construction, inspection & testing, installation and commissioning phases of the assigned project.
  • Focus on the successful execution of the projects ensuring that they are on time, within budget and in accordance with; agreed project requirements, company specifications & standards and Algerian Regulatory requirements.
  • Support the coordination and alignment of discipline interfaces between the project phases and direct the contractors efforts accordingly taking into account safety, startup, cost and constructability impacts.
  • Work within a multi-disciplined engineering team and interface with other GB departments.
  • Fully familiar with relevant design codes and standards.
  • Monitor material schedules and equipment purchases and delivery.
  • Report on progress against the agreed plans.
  • Participate in technical bid clarification/evaluation and provide necessary input into vendor/supplier selection.
  • Input into procurement of equipment and materials and generation of contracts.
  • Resolution of technical queries associated with eng, procurement and construction.
  • Ensure that design integrity is maintained through fabrication through correct handling of site queries and proper application of QA/QC processes.
  • Support the safety and design reviews in coordination with head discipline engineers and other stakeholders.
  • Measurement and control of project costs.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to management.
  • Work within the GB company procedures and guidelines participating in company initiatives
  • Work within the GB HSE procedures and guidelines participating in company HSE initiatives


  • BSc / BEng Civil Engineering Degree (or equivalent) in relevant engineering discipline.
  • At least 10 years of experience, with at least 8 years in oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
  • Strong technical, planning, communication and reporting skills.
  • Auto CAD and civil calculations skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of analysing and solving problems within his / her discipline and interfacing with a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with effective oral and written English candidates preferably have effective oral and written French skills.
  • Able to work in on a 28/28 day rotational basis (12 hours per day 7 days per week whilst on shift) in a desert environment where outside temperatures can reach 50º C.  and transportation to the work location/site is via light fixed winged aircraft.
  • Have a good understanding of industry safety practices and be able to demonstrate general HSE cultural understanding and awareness for Oil & Gas facilities.
  • English language skill is a must, French knowledge is added advantage
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