Resident Engineer – Infrastructure (Civil / Waste Management / Pr.Eng /Recycling / Landfill ) – Malawi

Central Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 378 2 RR


Job Description:

Our client is seeking a highly qualified Resident Engineer to lead the design, construction, and implementation of a comprehensive solid waste management infrastructure project in Central Africa.



  • Perform a comprehensive solid waste management chain assessment for city in Central Africa
  • Design Solid Waste Management services and treatment facilities (recycling and landfill)
  • Supervise the construction of a solid waste recycling facility and an engineered landfill
  • Develop detailed designs, including construction drawings, bills of quantities, and engineering cost estimates.
  • Prepare tender documents and technical specifications aligned with company standards.
  • Create an implementation plan and framework for the targeted recycling facility and landfill.
  • Conduct a strategic assessment of Solid Waste Management Services and Systems
  • Focus on improving sorting, storage, collection, transportation, disposal, and reuse of solid waste.
  • Develop a construction supervision and quality assurance plan.
  • Ensure works are implemented according to national and international engineering standards and within the program and budget for the construction contract.
  • Regulatory and Standards:

    • Adhere to international standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 for environmental management and quality systems.
    • Follow guidelines from organizations like ISWA for landfill design and ASTM for testing and composition of municipal solid waste.
    • Consider FIDIC conditions of contract for tender documents and contracts in construction.
    • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations for occupational safety during project execution.
    • Reference company EHS guidelines and relevant local regulations for a comprehensive and compliant approach to the solid waste management project.



Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc (or higher) in Civil Engineering or a similar technical education
  • At least 15 years of overall experience in construction supervision
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management and operation and maintenance of waste management infrastructure
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Resident Engineer in construction management
  • Practical, hands-on experience in operating or managing solid waste facilities and similar installations
  • Fully completed (in all respects) at least 2 urban comprehensive waste management projects as a RE, involving planning, process design, detail engineering design, construction supervision, monitoring, and commissioning
  • Must be registered with a recognized Engineering Institution
  • Proficiency in listening and speaking English.
  • Demonstrable experience with FIDIC Conditions
  • Experience with projects funded by international financing institutions such as the World Bank


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Consultant opportunity
  • Projects across Africa
  • Hybrid work environment


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Ruan Roodt

Managing Lead   

CA Mining


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