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Resident Engineer at Nicholas O’Dwyer

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  • Malawi
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Nicholas O’Dwyer


About the Company

Why not come and work for one of Ireland’s most progressive and ambitious engineering and environmental consultancies. Sustainability is a core value of our work, if you plan to advance your career in a socially responsible Company working towards a sustainable planet then come join us.

We are creative problem solvers who deliver design solutions for infrastructure projects focused in the water and wastewater sectors but also in transportation, civil & structural engineering, flood protection, and renewables.

With our Headquarters based in Ireland, we also work in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. We recently joined the RSK Group, an amalgamation of over 150 companies working in the area of water, transportation, and environmental remediation with sustainability at the heart of its strategy. Being part of a larger group provides a global network of opportunities whilst still retaining the company’s own brand and autonomy hence the role is very much focused on meeting the needs of Nicholas O’Dwyer.

Our group plan is to have reached a turnover of £1 billion with over 10,000 employees by 2025 with sustainability at our heart.

About the Role:

Resident Engineer

The Resident Engineer will have responsibility for the site supervision activities in relation to the project.

Core role requirements:

Below represents the core responsibilities of this role; this is by no means an exhaustive list:

Qualifications and Skills

  • University degree in Civil or Highway Engineering or equivalent.
  • Membership of a recognized professional institution.

General Professional Experience

  • At least 15 years of experience in the design, construction, or supervision of road works of which 5 years must be in sub-Sahara Africa.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the supervision of the construction or rehabilitation of low-traffic rural and inter-urban paved and gravel roads.
  • Fluent in English.

Specific Professional Experience

  • Resident Engineer or Deputy Resident Engineer supervising at least one road construction or rehabilitation project with a value of more than $ 30 million or two projects with a value of more than $ 15 million each.

Project Overview

The project will support the transport and agricultural sector, particularly in rural areas of Malawi. It will include technical assistance for policy and institutional reform and investments in rural infrastructure. The project consists of four road corridors grouped in two packages, i.e. Package 1 consists of Corridor 5 (Mchinji District and Kasungu District) and Corridor 15 (Mzimba District and Rumphi District), and Package 2 consists of Corridor 9A (Lilongwe District) and Corridor 10 (Mangochi District and Ntcheu District). The main tasks to perform are the detailed design and construction supervision of the four road projects and other ancillary roads and associated focal point infrastructure projects.

About us:

Our mission is to provide advice and assistance to today’s global community in the delivery of sustainable infrastructure for tomorrow. As a professional engineering and environmental consultancy, we provide water engineering, environmental engineering, and civil and structural engineering services to both public and private sector clients, mainly in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

Over the years we have provided services in water and wastewater engineering to authorities serving over five million consumers, and we’ve used our engineering services to help develop over five thousand kilometers of highways, making us one of the most respected consulting engineering practices in Ireland today. We’ve worked in over 20 countries and counting throughout the developing world and our employees have access to a range of major projects in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and Africa.

Nicholas O’Dwyer is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.