Lead Civil Engineer

Date Posted: June 10, 2021, 7:20 a.m.

Job Description

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Lead Civil Engineer who will work on retrofitting Sanergy’s existing facilities and design future facilities.


Duties and Responsibilities

Work with various engineering disciplines to develop optimized layouts for various BSF production and processing facilities

Explore different technologies for structures and propose optimum designs based on cost-benefit analysis

Review/Develop civil engineering deliverables (layout, civil drawings, architectural drawings, calculations)

Perform design calculations for various engineering problems

Develop preliminary BQs and cost estimates for various civil scope of works

Explore different technologies for wastewater treatment system and propose optimum solution based on cost-benefit analysis

Explore different technologies for leachate management and propose optimum solution based on cost-benefit analysis

Review vendor/consultant drawings and provide technical feedback to ensure specifications are met

Provide engineering input to mechanical and process designs

Shortlist potential consultants/vendors and request designs for quotation

Lead meetings with consultants/vendors and ensure clarity across areas of responsibility

Responsible for the technical quality and accuracy of work developed by the civil engineering consultants

Prepare quality checklists, AM/PM lists, and facility operating procedures

Develop clear and transparent communication channels with other staff including Engineers, Project Manager, and Administration Staff.

Provide hands-on field expert level support during design and construction

Perform field inspections to ensure construction meets the design specifications



Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

5+ years of experience in engineering and design of various industrial structures, wastewater treatment facility, and drainage systems 

Demonstrated working knowledge of how multi-disciplinary engineering team functions

Demonstrated working knowledge or interest in structural designs

Experience in designing industrial facilities

Effective interpersonal skills to properly  represent Sanergy in an ethical and professional manner.

Ability to explain technical information to technical and non-technical people.

Demonstrated ability to manage a workstreams, set priorities, handle budgets and provide constructive  feedback to junior members

A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team

A desire to understand and serve customers

A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity and empathy

An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas

An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally


 Job Location

The position is based in Nairobi with considerable movement to Kinanie, Machakos constituency and Kilifi, Kilifi County


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to Sanergy via the link Jobs at sanergy

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