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Site Civil Engineer/ Conservator

Job Type


Job Location

Esna Field Office, Luxor, Egypt


VISIT-Esna Project

Closing Date

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

About the job

A Site civil engineer shall provide engineering assistance, technical guidance and the overall planning, design, installation and maintenance of the civil engineering phases of the project.
Site engineers manage parts of a construction project, providing technical advice, supervising staff on site and ensuring that their packages are completed on time and within budget.

Key Result Areas

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.

  • Setting out, leveling and surveying the site.

  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.

  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant.

  • making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.

  • Get record of all the materials coming at site such as brick, sand, cement bag, bar, and other.

  • Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the technical office.

  • Calculating the estimate of working day work such as, steel work, concreting work, form work, excavation, filling, plastering, etc.

  • Liaising with any subcontractors, supervisors and the general workforce involved in the project.

  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labor force and the work of any subcontractors.

  • Planning the work and efficiently organizing the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.

  • Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site.

  • Preparing reports as required.

  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

  • Overseeing building work.

  • Checking technical designs and drawings to ensure that they are followed correctly.

  • Supervising contracted staff.

  • Ensuring project packages meet agreed specifications, budgets and/or timescales.

  • Liaising with subcontractors and other professional staff, quantity surveyors and the overall project manager.

  • Providing technical advice and solving problems on site.

  • Preparing site reports and filling in other paperwork, reports.

  • Liaising with purchasing representatives about the ordering and the pricing of materials.

  • Ensuring that health and safety and sustainability policies and legislation are adhered to.

  • Performs, provides training for, and guidance on quality assurance, ensuring projects get carried out as designed and recommend additions as needed.

  • Work out creative solutions to clean, support and repair objects.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate professional standards within your specialist area.

  • Keep up to date with the latest constructions techniques and practices, through research and training.



  • Accredited degree in engineering: usually civil, structural Engineer.


  • Proven working experience in civil engineering.

  • 10 years of experience in constructions sites.


  • Ability to organize a work schedule;

  • Ability to solve disputes between workers.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Teamworking and relationship-building skills.

  • Technical skills.

  • An eye for detail.

  • Problem solving.

  • Leadership and management.

  • Ability to negotiate.

  • Deep knowledge of the construction industry and processes.

  • Ability to read construction drawings and blueprints.

  • Perform quality checks on construction equipment.


  • Familiarity with conservation measures, and work in community development context as well as USAID projects.


  • Ability to work under high pressure and carrying out simultaneous multi-tasks.

  • Self-motivated with high leadership, organizational and communication skills.

  • Creativity and ability to seek and explore innovative solutions.

  • Teamwork abilities and work collaboratively with other stakeholders and staff members.

  • Accountability and high commitment to the company’s quality standards and code of ethics.

  • Project management and supervision skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • A Site civil engineer will work in Esna City – Luxor.

  • A Site civil engineer preferably a resident from Luxor or Esna.

  • A Site civil engineer will be working in a harsh environment and structurally dilapidated buildings.

Work Location:

  • A Site civil Engineer will work in Esna City – Luxor.

  • A Site civil Engineer preferably a resident from Luxor or Esna.

About us

Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween provides project planning, design, and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading, heritage management and conservation, community development and mobilization, participatory design and planning, and construction activities.

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