Assistant Civil /Highway Engineer

Proportion Construction & Dredge Works Nigeria Limited

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Proportion Construction & Dredge Works Nigeria Limited is in the business of construction built on a foundation of hard work and dedication specializing in General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build, Consulting and Concrete. We diversify our strategy to span from Agency, Real Estate Development, Road/Rail and Bridge Construction to Dredging but we do so with a higher purpose.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (Road Construction).
  • 5 – 10 years practical experience.
  • The successful candidate will be experienced in engineering as it relates to highway/roadway design and construction, stormwater design and drainage structures, traffic engineering or a combination thereof and will have the organizational skills necessary to work closely with a lead project site engineer to complete all types of roadway design and construction projects.
  • He must have knowledge of Nigerian Federal Highway roads and codes.
  • The assistant Civil engineer must also have a wide range of experience including aspects of concrete mix designs and quality control of construction materials and laying of asphalt.
  • He must work with project site engineer on drainage constructions, pipe and box culverts, foundation knowledge of asphalt, installation of Asphalt plant machines, etc.
  • The Civil engineer is also responsible for the quality control/quality assurance of all construction materials used at the site.
  • Assists in supervising drainage sub-contractors
  • Visits site and interprets civil roadway design / highway design, drainage /Stormwater Design and rehabilitation drawings on road.
  • Traffic Engineering.
  • Assist with contract document preparation including plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Go out to the site to interpret design drawings to workers;
  • Write reports and provide feedback to Project site engineer
  • Resolving problems - especially with unusual concrete and aggregate discrepancies, and special concrete mix designs;
  • Attend planning and site meetings when special construction material related matters are discussed;
  • Visit sites on a regular basis


  • Ability to work under pressure with less supervision
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be practically oriented and with hands-on approach and commitment to work,
  • Should be able to use software analysis (AUTOCAD, Civil 3d, etc) for the design of roads and drainage structures
  • Must have intense knowledge of surveying
  • Must work with less supervision


  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's.
  • Using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail. eg. “Assistant Civil /Highway Engineer”. 
  • Multiple applications from the same applicant will not be condoned.

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Proportion Construction & Dredge Works Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years