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CARES Group has brought together a team of highly skilled consultants with extensive competence in our core practices of Engineering, Water and Environmental Management and Maritime consulting and with a great track record in our specialist industries: Oil & Gas; Mining; Infrastructure; and Maritime.

Excellence is the cornerstone of our offering and our core values of integrity, teamwork, expertise and credibility are demonstrated each day by our highly skilled and experienced staff.

Full Time
Lagos
Posted 12 months ago

CARES Group is an international engineering, environmental, water resources and maritime operations consultancy with a focus on Africa. Our consultants include experienced seagoing mariners, engineers, and scientists. CARES Group has a growing order book in West Africa in infrastructure development, working for interesting clients. We have exciting expansion plans and are working on a range of projects throughout West Africa. CARES Group now has a vacancy based in their Ikoyi, Lagos office for an experienced.

To be part of the team responsible for design and management of civil infrastructure consultancy works with a maritime emphasis. Job Description The work involved is for an experienced Autocad Technician, with a proven track record and capability. The job is based in CARES Group regional headquarters in Ikoyi. Qualified to HNC/ HND level or above, fully conversant with AutoCAD with a background in producing drawings and design management of civil / building infrastructure consultancy works, mostly with a maritime emphasis marine. Able to produce RC and steel general arrangement drawings and collaborate with engineering colleagues to deliver accurate and timely work. He/she must have good organisational skills with the ability to work to deadlines and with minimum supervision, comfortable with working in a team environment with initiative. Previous experience is likely to have been in a similar role with an established consultant.

The technician will:

  • Receive project briefs from the engineering team.
  • Your focus will be on the production of structural general arrangement, layout and detail drawings using AutoCAD. The workload will cover a range of civil and structural topics associated mainly with maritime structures though you may sometimes be involved with water infrastructure and mainstream building structures.
  • Assist in managing design, providing technical and administrative support as required to the team.
  • Be expected to work hours as required for the project, typically five days / week.
  • Report to the Associate Director – Engineering also based in Lagos. The successful candidate will have a recognised technical qualification and 10 years’ solid relevant experience in infrastructure consultancy.
  • For overseas candidates, experience in working in West Africa is required and proficiency in the English language.
  • The position could also suit a Nigerian candidate looking to relocate to Lagos.

Benefits:

  • 24 month contract renewable after 12 months’ subject to satisfactorily completing an initial probation period of 3 months, which may be extended under certain circumstances. After this, one months’ notice from either party will be given to terminate the contract.
  • Attractive salary, plus company bonus scheme.
  • Membership of company medical and pension schemes.
  • 22 working days leave per annum.

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CARES Group is an international engineering, environmental, water resources and […]

Full Time
Lagos
Posted 12 months ago

CARES Group is an international engineering, environmental, water resources and maritime operations consultancy with a focus on Africa. Our consultants include experienced seagoing mariners, engineers, and scientists. CARES Group has a growing order book in West Africa in infrastructure development, working for interesting clients. We have exciting expansion plans and are working on a range of projects throughout West Africa. CARES Group now has a vacancy based in their Lagos office.


SENIOR CIVIL PROJECTS ENGINEER

To be part of the team responsible for bidding, design and management of civil infrastructure consultancy works, mostly with a maritime emphasis.

Job Description

The work involved is a mixture of:

  • Technical input, Team and Project Management. CARES Group has a regional headquarters in Lagos, where the engineer will be based, although travel throughout our area of operations may be necessary as the need arises.
  • The engineer will have a thorough background in design and design management of civil infrastructure consultancy works, mostly with a maritime emphasis. He/she will be comfortable with working in a team environment, with initiative. Previous experience is likely to have been with a major UK consultant.

The engineer will:

  • Receive project enquiries and prepare proposals for civil infrastructure consultancy projects (mostly maritime based) as part of the engineering team;
  • Assist in managing design, providing technical and administrative support as required to the team;
  • Be innovative in assisting our Client’s to overcome challenges whilst maximising opportunities to sustain and grow CARES Group business;
  • Compile project reports, programmes, budgets and forecasts;
  • Be expected to work hours as required for the project, typically five days / week; The engineer will report to the Associate Director – Engineering also based in Lagos. The successful candidate is likely to be a graduate plus 10 years’ solid relevant experience in consultancy, be professionally qualified or imminently approaching same. It is likely that the candidate will be a civil engineer with ports and harbours infrastructure consultancy experience.
  • Experience in working in West Africa will be an advantage.
  • The position would also suit a Nigerian candidate looking to relocate to Lagos.
  • A key requirement is that the candidate must be proficient in technical written English.

Benefits

  • 24 month contract renewable after 12 months’ subject to satisfactorily completing an initial probation period of 3 months, which may be extended under certain circumstances. After this, two months’ notice from either party will be given to terminate the contract.
  • Attractive salary, plus company bonus scheme;
  • Bachelor status contract;
  • 25 working days leave per annum

Must-have qualifications

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor’s Degree?
  • How many years of Civil Engineering experience do you currently have?
  • What is your level of proficiency in English?
  • Have you worked on marine civil engineering design?
  • Are you a Chartered Engineer?
  • Have you worked for an engineering consultancy in the UK, Nigeria or elsewhere?

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