Civil Site Engineer

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Last update: Apr 22, 2024 Last update: Apr 22, 2024


Deadline: May 5, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Jordan
Organization: UNOPS
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Arabic, English Arabic, English
Work experience:Min 2 years
Date posted: Apr 21, 2024


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Dutystation: Multiple sites in Jordan, Jordan

Functional responsibilities

Under direct supervision and overall guidance of the Project Manager, the Civil Site Engineer is required to perform the following specific duties and responsibilities ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity:

  • Responsible for day-to-day coordination with the contractors and suppliers according to the needs and requirements on site;

  • Inspects and reports on Contractor’s works in progress ensuring that the Contractor meets the high quality standards expected by UNOPS;

  • Checks contractors’ and suppliers set out and works, including compliance with contracts specifications and ensures that contractors and suppliers comply with their work plans to complete work with specified time frame;

  • Provides support and guidance to the contractor and assists in resolving site problems, as necessary;

  • Attends daily the project site(s) in order to monitor progress of works, identifies the existing problems and provides appropriate solutions through application of sound engineering standards in consultation with the Project Manager;

  • Responsible for preparation of progress reports on construction activities, according to the agreed timeframe of works and submission of such on a weekly basis to the Project Manager;

  • Responsible for supervision of technical personnel and consultants assigned to the project, and the assignment and monitoring of duties during the progress of works;

  • Responsible for the preparation and verification of a database for the available materials shipped to the project, schedules of labor force, and monitoring of quality of such during the progress of works;

  • Assesses the work activities of contractor/s, measure completed work and make recommendations to the Project Manager for progress payments to contractors;

  • Maintain records, compile periodic reports and any specific reports required by UNOPS standard procedures;

  • Co-ordinates between Contractors, Suppliers, and UNOPS;

  • Evaluates and assesses works schedules and programmes, including the comparison with the schedule baselines and reports to the Project Manager accordingly;

  • Checks all laboratory reports, operation and maintenance manuals, and keeps records and report to the Project Manager accordingly;

  • Checks, verifies and approves the interim payments submitted by the Contractor/s and submits detailed reports to the Project Manager;

  • Assesses and reports on the project closing plans, archiving of cost and progress report and hands over all related reports to the Project Manager; and

  • Performs other related duties as required from Project Manager.

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degreein Civil Engineering is required.
  • A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in Civil Engineering is desired, and may substitute for some of the required years of work experience.
  • Membership of the Jordanian Engineers Association is required.
  • Prince2, PMP or similar project management certification is an asset.


  • At least 2 years of experience in civil works design, supervision or implementation of buildings construction for medium to large scale construction projects preferably in Jordan and/or the Middle East region, is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in “AutoCAD” (latest Versions – 2009 and higher) is required.
  • Work Experience with an international Organization and/or UN Agencies is an asset.
Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.