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Civil Engineer

Job Title: Civil Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo
Reference: DH87
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: July 28, 2017 11:41

Job Description

Our client, a developer, asset manager and operator of utility size solar power projects, is looking for a Civil Engineer to be involved with the development, permitting, contracting, engineering, procuring and construction of utility size solar PV plants.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating the civil and racking design of the solar PV plants
  • Establish and maintain productive and collaborative relationships with EPC contractors, representatives and other service providers, as well as internal stakeholders
  • Prepare layouts, modelling original and final terrains using initial survey and modified terrain contour lines maps, creating profiles and preparing the bill of quantities.
  • Creating owner specifications for the EPC and civil contractors
  • Review final designs as prepared by the EPC or civil contractors sand negotiate required changes to achieve optimised plant design
  • Check implementation of the civil design and coordinate implementation of quality control measures with the construction supervisor
  • Conduct conceptual and detailed design studies for site layout, including access roads, layouts and project civil infrastructure
  • Ensure compliance with standards and regulations
  • Coordinate with the Construction Supervisor and Project Manager the implementation of the civiil design and the quality control measures
  • Support Business Development to obtain civil related permits of the projects
  • Prepare inspection and due diligence reports
  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies including site investigations


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science, Civil Engineering
  • 10 + years’ experience in civil engineering related works, minimum of 5 years should be design-related
  • Advanced capabilities in AutoCAD 3D and MS Office application
  • Good understanding of civil and structural related design calculations
  • Strong knowledge of civil engineering and construction works, including civil works related standard and regulations
  • Advanced business English and native Japanese speaker

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