Inspector of Works

A vacancy exists in the Botswana Office for a suitably qualified and experienced Inspector of Works to commence duties in the Transport Sector as soon as possible


 Main Responsibilities


 ·         Implement inspection and test plans for specific sections of the works:


-   Verify the correct quantity of cement in stabilization including location and dimensions


-   Record rates of application of distributors together with lengths and widths sprayed


-   Record milling of material – location- depths widths and length



  • ·         Monitor the construction methods including the plant and equipment used – note actual working hours

  • ·         Monitor daily progress and compile daily reports on the works

  • ·         Assist in the compilation of As Built Drawings

  • ·         Checking Contractor’s payment certificate and verifying the calculations and claimed quantities

  • ·         Advising the contractor about certain aspects of the work

  • ·         Liaising and supervising contractor`s staff

  • ·         Becoming familiar with relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them and using them as a reference when inspecting the work

  • ·         Making visual inspections

  • ·         Taking measurements and samples on site to ensure that the work and materials meet the specifications and quality standards

  • ·         Ensuring that the work complies with legal requirements


 Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience 



  • ·         A certificate /diploma/ in Buildings/ Civil Engineering

  • ·         Minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction supervision of building works with a sound working knowledge of building practice

  • ·         Knowledge of Botswana health and safety regulations and working requirements on building sites

  • ·         Construction experience as a Building Contractor (in a supervisory or trade position) will be advantageous

  • ·         Botswana citizen or work permit in Botswana is preferable


 Behavioural Competencies 



  • ·         Good communication skills in English

  • ·         Knowledge of Setswana will be an advantage

  • ·         Ability to work under pressure

  • ·         Ability to work well within a team and independently make decisions relating to the quality of work

  • ·         Willingness to work site hours in Maun Botswana

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