We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Local Site Engineer to take the lead on an exciting high-end luxury villa construction project in the Dominican Republic. In this role, you will be at the heart of transforming designs into reality. Your mission is to ensure the successful delivery of a luxury villa that fulfils our client’s expectations.
- Site Mastery: You will oversee all on-site activities, ensuring strict adherence to local building codes, safety regulations, and environmental standards.
- Strategic Planning: Collaborate closely with project managers and architects to execute what it is stated on the construction plans. This involves meticulous scheduling, resource allocation, and the strategic procurement of materials.
- Quality Excellence: Maintain unwavering commitment to quality control, scrutinising all work to ensure it mirrors the intricacy of architectural designs, consistently meeting luxury standards.
- Budget Stewardship: Demonstrate financial acumen by effectively managing project expenses while adhering to the approved budget. Seek innovative yet cost-effective construction methods without compromising quality.
- Team Leadership: Leverage your leadership skills to coordinate subcontractors, skilled labourers, and on-site staff for optimal workflow. Proactively address challenges and foster a collaborative work environment.
- Thorough Documentation: Keep meticulous records of daily activities, progress reports, and site conditions, providing transparent and accountable reporting. Regularly communicate project status updates to our management team.
- Professional Experience: A minimum of 7 years of experience as construction site engineer or construction site supervisor, with a strong track record in luxury villa or high-end residential construction. Ideally having had completed at least one project from start to finish in the Dominican Republic.
- Education: A degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or related field.
- Technical Skills: Proficiency in construction software and tools such as AutoCAD, Revit, MS Project, and other relevant applications.
- Local Expertise: Demonstrated knowledge of the Dominican Republic’s local building codes, regulations, and construction practices, essential for successful project execution.
- Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and Spanish is crucial for effective communication with our London-based management team and colleagues.
- Problem-Solving Prowess: Provide concrete examples of your ability to identify and resolve technical or logistical challenges that may arise during construction projects.