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Assistant Port Construction Engineer / Works Superintendent - Nauru

Cardno Emerging Markets

About the Project

The Nauru Maritime and Port Authority (NMPA) has contracted Cardno ID (International Development) Sustainable Infrastructure team in the redevelopment of Aiwo port to allow construction of 30m wide wharf adjacent to a 50m wide berth pocket dredged into the reef with an approximately 170m long breakwater on the seaward side. The project also includes construction of onshore port facilities including buildings, container yard, peripheral fence, and road pavements, fire and sewerage system complying international maritime standards safety requirements.

About the Role

Cardno ID (International Development) is currently seeking to fill a fixed term Assistant Port Construction Engineer/Works Superintendent who will be responsible for on-site supervision of all construction activities under the civil works contract that include berth pocket dredging, wharf and breakwater construction including piling works, port buildings, container yard, fence, and road pavements including demolition of existing buildings and safe disposal of dredged, building and UXO materials to be carried out by the contractor.

The role will be engaged as a full-time position in Nauru.

The Contracting arrangement for this position will be fixed term employment. A sub-Contracting arrangement can be negotiated, however Cardno’s Standard Terms of Engagement, including amount of insurances will be effective under this arrangement.
For further information, please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria: 

About You

The successful candidate will possess an advanced degree in civil engineering or equivalent with qualifications/experience in construction of port onshore infrastructure. S/he will have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in construction supervision of port infrastructure development projects, knowledge in application of FIDIC conditions and work experience in pacific developing countries or similar environments.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with experience and qualification of the successful candidate.
This position is an unaccompanied, full time position based in Nauru with the necessary provisions as agreed.

How to Apply?

We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Please click Apply Now to apply and submit your resume and covering letter including a response to the key selection criteria.

Should you wish to apply as a business entity (i.e. have a business number and want to subcontract rather than be engaged as an employee), then you must be able to provide the following:

  • Professional Indemnity insurance ($10M AUD per event)
  • Public Liability insurance ($10M AUD per event)
  • Workcover insurance
  • A police check (covering the last 2 years of employment based locations)

Kindly note, only shortlisted applicants who will meet Cardno’s subcontracting requirements will be contacted.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.
At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and wellbeing, and to help you balance your career and personal life.

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

Other Information

Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.

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