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Trainee Site Manager Internship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hive Earth Studio are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and hard working individual to fill our intern construction manager role.

 

 

Responsibilities

As a site manager, you'll need to:

  • Plan and coordinate a project from start to finish, including organizing the schedule of work, costing’s and budget.

  • Plan the work and oversee the buying of necessary materials and equipment.

  • Manage staff for the project

  • Manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labor force, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control

  • Ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by setting benchmarks, agreeing budgets and monitoring progress

  • Check design documents with architects, surveyors and engineers

  • Promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed

  • Write daily site reports

  • Maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project.  Stakeholder management

  • Communicate with any consultants, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project

  • Deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.

 

 

 

 

Salary

This is a 6 month internship position, a base salary will be provided for this duration.

Once the internship is complete, upon review permanent employment will be offered with a generous salary and company benefits.

 

 

Skills

  • Strong communication skills for liaising with a range of clients, professionals and workers on site.

  • Fluent in English, Local language i.e. Twi, Ga is desired.

  • Leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilizing time and resources effectively.

  • Resilience and problem solving skills in order to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process

  • An ability to make decisions under pressure, so that the project can progress

  • Strong attention to detail for conducting site inspections and managing complex contracts

  • An awareness of health and safety procedures for running a safe construction site

  • Numerical and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant building method

 

 

Qualifications

  • An appropriate degree in construction/ building management, engineering, design in construction, construction engineering management, architecture, civil/structural engineering or any related field is required.

  • Experience of the working environment is necessary for this position.

  • Must be able to read architectural drawings

  • Intermediate CAD skills

Requirements

  • Must be able to travel outside of Ghana. 

  • Full Drivers Licence

  • Valid passort

 

 

Please send your C.V to info@hiveearth.com

 

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Computer-Aided Design Drafter

We are looking for a self-motivated CAD drafter who can work alongside a number of specialists at our company.

You will usually work remotely, but there will be times when you need to come to the office.

To be a successful CAD draughter you should stay up-to-date with new draughting software and advancements. You will demonstrate impeccable attention to detail and have sound knowledge of the discipline you draught for.

CAD drafter Responsibilities:

  • Following specifications and calculations to create various technical drawings.

  • Preparing both rough sketches and detailed work with CADD systems.

  • Performing calculations for materials and weight limitations.

  • Communicating with architects and engineers, and incorporating knowledge gained into drawings.

  • Preparing, reviewing, and redrafting alongside the engineering team.

  • Ensuring final designs are compliant with building regulations.

  • Identifying and communicating potential design problems to the rest of the team.

CAD drafter Skills and Requirements

  • Experience in computer-aided design and draughting.

  • Capability to draw manually favorable, but not essential.

  • Ability to work well in a team and on your own.

  • Responds well to criticism and maintains a positive attitude.

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Architecture.

  • Degree from a technical college is also acceptable.

  • Must be able to do 3D renderings.

  • Must be fluent with revit, 3dmax or autocad.

Please send your C.V to info@hiveearth.com