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Head of Laboratory and Construction Materials Engineering at Julius Berger Nigeria Plc

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is one of the largest private employers in Nigeria with a workforce numbering around 14,000 and enjoys an excellent reputation as a reliable partner. It is the parent company of Julius Berger International GmbH based in Wiesbaden. Core skills in Nigeria comprise every phase of a project from planning and construction to the operation and maintenance of construction, infrastructure and industry buildings.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Head of Laboratory and Construction Materials Engineering (M / F / X)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Responsibilities
What duties will you have?

  • Leading, guiding and advising all Julius Berger Nigeria Plc laboratories
  • Materials consulting services for Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and Julius Berger International GmbH facilities e.g. management, sites and technical departments
  • Assessment of suitable constituents and development of concrete mix designs for various types of concrete and placing technologies (e.g. mass concrete, pile concrete, pre-stressed and precast concrete, pavement concrete, concrete in marine environment, screed, plaster, etc.)
  • Representing the company in conferences with own lectures, organizing external and internal seminars and training for company members and laboratory staff
  • Further development of the company by own created R&D topics and reports
  • Support of volunteers, students, and company related Diploma theses
  • Collaboration in technical working groups in concrete and asphalt associations
  • Selection of suitable materials and development of asphalt mix designs using the Marshall Method and additional performance parameters for various kinds of asphalts.
  • Evaluation of soil material for earthworks, road works and structural buildings

Requirements
What skills must you have?

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, Diploma, or equivalent qualification from a polytechnic or technical university) or as Construction Materials Engineer
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in leading a construction materials laboratory with international scope
  • Qualification in concrete, asphalt, soil testing and construction materials engineering consulting services
  • Familiar with concrete mixing plants, asphalt mixing plants and quarry operation.
  • Experience with materials used for deep foundations construction as bentonite support, slurry wall material, grouting material, and its testing
  • Knowledge of road work construction principles and the designing of pavement structures
  • Experienced in the use of German, British and American Codes, Recommendations and Standards (DIN, FGSV, BS, EN, ASTM, ACI, AASHTO, etc.)
  • Strong technical network as background
  • Well-versed English skills (written and oral)
  • Marked social skills for leading and guiding the JBN laboratories with multinational employees
  • Assertiveness to strengthen the laboratories
  • Teamwork, flexibility
  • Experienced in the assessment of asphalt and concrete damages and its repair and rehabilitation.
  • Knowledge of steel grades used for reinforcement steel and structural steel works and its corrosion protection (e.g. coating, cathodic protection)
  • Skills in negotiation with material suppliers and assessment of the possible use of their products in the company, knowing the European market of these products

Benefits
What can we offer you?

  • We have a responsible job waiting for you with very good remuneration and various bonuses, social benefits, and low tax burden as well as good training opportunities.
  • You will receive an extensive travel package from us. This also includes G35 examinations, inoculations, visas, and flights.
  • We will provide you with furnished, air-conditioned accommodation in the company’s own camp, which has an infrastructure including sport and leisure facilities, a clubhouse, German and international television programmes, etc.
  • We work with external partners to ensure that you have the best possible security in Nigeria.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Posted in Building & Construction Jobs in Nigeria

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