Civil Engineer

  • Location:

    Erbil, Iraq

  • Sector:

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Civil Engineer for an international oil and gas service client in Erbil, Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of immediate previous Oil & Gas pipelines experience and be fluent in English and Kurdish.

Department, Section, Team

Directorate for Capital Construction, Temporary HQ Section.

Stream/ Function

Management of Contractors and Consultants site works for Projects of Directorate for Capital Construction.

Position’s Objective

Organization of Management of the construction and repair / rectification Projects of the Directorate for Capital Construction and their timely delivery in compliance with the Normative documents as per Schedule and Budget.

Organization Chart

The Civil Engineer shall be reporting to Head of Temporary HQ and will not have any reportees He / She is appointed and dismissed from his / her position by the decision of the Operating Director in agreement with Director for Capital Construction and Chief Engineer.

Main Functions

  • Management of site works for the various Projects under Directorate for Capital Construction
  • Monitor the Project progress as per approved Project Schedule Report any variances and risks as well as suggesting mitigation measures
  • Monitor and report Contractor’s performance

Quantitative Indicators

  • Project Progress Management                                              40%
  • Project Risk Management (Identification and Mitigation)    30%
  • Project delivery on time                                                         30%


  • OMD, HSE and Security Directorates of the Company
  • With Consultants, Contractors, Suppliers and other service providers within the scope of CCD contracts

Regulation of Activities

  • Applicable Legislation of the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Iraq
  • Company Internal Normative Documents related to the assigned Business area
  • Occupational Health and Safety requirements and Fire Safety requirements
  • Regulations of the Directorate for Capital Construction

Other Job Requirements


University degree in civil engineering

Knowledge/ Skills

  • Knowledge of civil Method Statements and Inspection Test Plans
  • Knowledge of repairing / constructing Pipeline Right of Way
  • Good working knowledge of Earthworks associated with Pipelines e.g. Berms, Soil Cover, Rip-Rap, Gabions, Slope stabilization, Pipeline Coatings etc.
  • Performing inspections and continuous monitoring till final inspection
  • Through knowledge of concreting and associated excavation, steelworks, formwork of foundations, pedestals tec.

Language Skills

  • English fluent
  • Kurdish desirable
  • Russian will be an added advantage

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of immediate previous Oil & Gas pipelines experience
  • Ability to perform in a multi-cultural / multi-national work environment

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Projects
  • Skilled in using offsite Project Management and Reporting tools and techniques

Degree of Mobility

  • Regular travel to the construction sites and operational facilities of the Company
  • Minimal international travel Domestic business travels

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.