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Construction Manager at Alinta Tech Solutions

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Alinta Tech Solutions

About us

Alinta Tech Solutions (also known as Alinta Tech) is a Managed IT Support Services and Technology Solutions Provider. Our services include comprehensive IT support functions, Recruitment / Outsourced IT staffing and technology solutions designed to support the success and growth of small and medium-sized businesses.
Alinta Tech is owned by Alintacorp 64 PTY Ltd , which has been offering corporate training to the South African government and the private sector since its inception in August of 2011.
Our Company
The company’s offices are located in Sandton, Johannesburg, with facilities including office space, a conference room and a phone centre. Alinta Tech has a limited number of private investors. The company has begun offering services as of the 1st March 2022
Our staff complement at Alinta Tech is proudly racially and culturally diverse. We embrace the policies and principles of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and are a 100% black-owned business. We have aligned our business structure and equity accordingly.


Job Description

A construction company specializing in water treatment plants, water retaining structures, bulk earthworks, pipelines, roads, and infrastructure projects is seeking a Construction Engineer for a project-based contract. The successful candidate will report directly to the Project Manager and Project Director as needed and will be required to be on-site full-time. Responsibilities include direct oversight of construction works to ensure high standards of quality and safety as mandated by the client.


  • Ensure all work is performed according to approved manuals and procedures.
  • Ensure the project is constructed and documented per contract documents and best engineering practices.
  • Provide technical support to the Project Director, managing project cost/change controls, budgets, and accounting records.
  • Perform change order estimating and assist the Project Manager in negotiations.
  • Coordinate and monitor schedules to ensure compliance with codes, timelines, costs, quality assurance, safety, and environmental standards.
  • Manage and review contractors’ construction schedules.
  • Review weekly and monthly reports on project status, costs, and potential changes.
  • Report project status to management.
  • Attend progress and quality client meetings as required.
  • Lead safety initiatives through example, words, and compliance.
  • Oversee construction quality assurance.
  • Make sound and accurate judgments based on available information.
  • Supervise on-site construction and installation of civil works.
  • Monitor civil subcontractors to ensure technical, quality, and compliance standards are met.
  • Ensure civil works comply with contractual obligations.
  • Detect and resolve potential quality issues in coordination with the Site Manager.
  • Create reports to monitor civil activities against project schedules using daily and weekly plans, logs, and reports.
  • Assist on-site construction teams with technical or engineering issues related to civil disciplines.
  • Assess and determine actual progress on-site based on the approved schedule.
  • Manage all safety-related construction activities, formally record non-conformance, and attend relevant safety meetings.
  • Maintain a conscientious attitude towards controlling job costs.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering preferred.
  • Additional degree or diploma in Construction Management is advantageous.
  • 12-15 years of project construction and engineering experience required.
  • Professional Engineer registration with recognized professional bodies.
  • Registration with a Project and Construction Management Professional body as a Professional Contracts Manager.
  • Working knowledge of Build Smart and CCS.
  • Familiarity with JBCC, GCC, FIDIC, and NEC forms of contract.
  • Experience with large infrastructure construction sites and mega multi-year projects.
  • Understanding of construction and engineering processes and industry practices.
  • Knowledge of the roles and interdependencies between contractors, designers, owners, and construction managers.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and project management software.


  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Proficiency in reading and comprehending technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results and take initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Open-minded approach to queries and tasks.
  • Diligence and great attention to detail.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.


Salary is market related and negotiable.