Site Laboratory Technician

SSH International

Kuwait

Posted
Ref: HP368-194

Job description / Role

What we are looking for?
We are currently searching for a Laboratory Technician to join our team in Kuwait. The Laboratory Technician must demonstrate a minimum of 10yrs. experience of working on building projects in the Middle East.
The Laboratory Technician conducts materials, equipment and resources maintenance in all laboratories and preparation areas and organizes repairs or withdraws damaged items to ensure adherence to safety standards and specifications.

What will my responsibilities look like in this role?
• Managing, monitoring and reporting on the delivery of SSH's Scope of Services under SSH's Contract assuming responsibilities and authorities as delegated by the Discipline Engineer Including but not limited to:
• On site testing of materials and commissioning of installation to ensure that it is carried out in accordance with the project specifications and relevant codes/standards.
• Records results and orders the removal and replacement of non compliant materials to ensure that systems are achieving their intended performance.
• Checking, reviewing and approving all the materials submittals, proposals and samples while referring any complicated design issues to SSH design office for assistance in review and approval.
• Inspecting materials delivered to the project site for compliance with shop drawings.
• Contract requirements and approved materials data / samples.
• Checking quality of works to ensure compliance with the contract specification requirements, method statements and approvals.
• Verifying all tests related to construction in laboratories.
• Project reporting to the DE on a regular basis not limited to the projects delivery performance, risks, changes ensuring all project KPI's are met as set out in the Construction Contract, SSH Contract and SSH IMS Policies, Procedures, Manuals and Guidelines. Including but not limited to:
• Communicate with all discipline relevant project stakeholders maintaining strong relationships through regular and effective lines of communication.
• Contribute to a professional and respectful working environment.

Requirements

The Laboratory Technician conducts materials, equipment and resources maintenance in all laboratories and preparation areas and organizes repairs or withdraws damaged items to ensure adherence to safety standards and specifications.

What do I need to apply?
• Min of 10 year’s experience in similar Role
• Experience and acumen in managing and working effectively across multi-disciplinary teams and multi-divisional teams.
• Significant knowledge and appreciation of industry best practices in relevant role, SSH's Policies, Procedures, Manuals, Guidelines, Systems and Applications with the ability to fully understand impact on QHSE, Contracts, Stakeholder, Risk and Change Management.
• Significant knowledge and appreciation of International and Statutory Authority requirements, codes and procedures with the ability to ensure QA / QC compliance across the project.
• Motivated and enthusiastic towards project, and own individual objectives.
• People skills, and team management acumen ability.
• Working command of the English language (written and spoken). Knowledge and command of Arabic and/or other languages is mandatory in RTE's where required.

Education
• Diploma/ Degree in Civil Field

Company Profile
SSH specialises in the delivery of world class construction projects in the MENA region. We are a rapidly expanding multidisciplinary firm with over 50 years' expertise in architecture, engineering, infrastructure and construction supervision.

SSH are respected project leaders, trusted international partners and reputable employers. We aim to be the consultant, strategic partner and employer of choice for the MENA region. Our continued participation in the region's premier construction projects reflects our world class expertise in specialist markets and our unrivalled local knowledge.

About the Company

Having been in business for 50 years, we have accumulated unparalled knowledge, skill, and creativity. We use our expertise to develop a truly tailored innovative and creative solution that is in line with our clients' specific requirements. We don't sell a "house style" - that's not our style.

The firm has its headquarters in Kuwait and has completed a wide range of projects locally and throughout the Middle East. A recent survey conducted by the World Architecture Magazine shows that SSH is currently ranked as number fifty two in the world.

We treat our employees as valued members of the team. We believe in the power of every single person who works here and the individual expertise they bring to a project. We reinforce the worth of every individual by giving them the room to excel.

SSH is registered in Kuwait with the Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Defense, the Kuwait Municipality and many private enterprises.

The Firm is registered with international and bi-lateral agencies such as the United Nations Development Programme, the International Road Federation, the Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Committee for Reconstruction and Development in Lebanon.

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