Sinclair Knight Merz
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Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) is market leader in providing international development services in a broad range of sectors, including education, health, water/sanitation, environment, governance, infrastructure, transport and agriculture. Adding value through delivering excellent project outcomes is a core value at SKM. Our clients value our competence and our commitment to their vision.
The Asian Development Bank Infrastructure Technical Assistance (ITA) is assisting Timor-Leste's Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) to prepare, procure and manage consulting services, goods and works required for the annual capital development program. This is a currently running ADB TA Project.
An international Road Maintenance Engineer Specialist will be required to work in the Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) in Dili, Timor-Leste.
A qualified road maintenance engineer (RME) specialist is required for a 6 months input in Dilli, with:
Experience in AC pavement design and repair of potholes for roads in countries subjected to prolonged and heavy rainy seasons.
Experience in the assessment/inventory of road conditions and hazards, and in the preparation of detailed work-program.
Have a minimum of 10 years experience in design and maintenance of roads, including that linked to potholes repair in countries having climate condition similar to that of Timor-Leste.
Be thoroughly familiar with capacity building and universal access in the Asian context
Must be fluent in spoken and written English
Fluency in Tetum, Portugese or Bahasa Indonesia would be an advantage
The major tasks of the Short Term Specialist include but are not limited to the following:
Prepare an initial work-plan for the evaluation and approval of MOI;
Assess and review the data relative to road condition-inventory of potholes;
Assess and review the data on sub-surface test results and recommend other testing program as necessary, in coordination with MOI;
Prepare a detailed design for the repair of potholes;
Prepare quantities, cost estimates, special provisions and any other requirement to form a contract package;
Assess, overview and oversee the testing program and incorporate the findings in the design for repair works;
Coordinate with the MOI consultants undertaking a study of the existing main drainage system in Dili;
Coordinate with other Authorities , where necessary, to resolve man-holes and other hazard to traffic;
Coordinate with other ITA Specialists and MOI for the preparation of bidding documents for the works to be undertaken;
Assist MOI engineers to supervise contractors engaged to undertake works under Phase 1
Conduct on-the-job training program for MOI engineers involved in the design and supervision of works relative to the repair of potholes planUndertake tasks/activities and prepare all periodic and other reports as may be requested by the team leader