Project Engineer

Full Time
EXPIRES 06 Oct, 2021

Job Location

Georgetown, Guyana


Leader Engineering is recruiting for our client who is seeking to hire a Project Engineer for a rapidly growing business. Our client is a Guyanese owned company supplying specialist modular office and accommodation units to the Public, Private, Industrial and Oil & Gas sectors. The client is looking for a young, motivate, reliable, quality-driven Project Engineer with a degree in either Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management. Must have proven experience in the construction industry within Guyana.


Project Engineer Qualifications / Skills:

  • Design skills (and to use AutoCAD to a good standard)
  • Able to manage projects on-site and at the company’s yard facility
  • Able to problem solve and make command decisions to benefit the project
  • Able to schedule workers and manage site works
  • Technical understanding or products, training will be given.
  • Be able to work safety and manager site safety
  • Must be well presented and have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent timekeeping required.
  • Basic understanding of electrical and plumbing systems

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management
  • 5+ years of project experience working in the construction industry required
  • HSE certificate (IOSH) or similar
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite of tools, exposure to schedule software, including MS project
  • Valid clean driving license
  • Clear police background check
  • 3 professional reference checks
  • Must have personal GRA TIN and NIS number


  • Interface with clients for new and ongoing projects.
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Completes technical studies and prepares cost estimates.
  • Confirms product requirements with suppliers
  • Develop project schedules
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends, recommending actions.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.

Working however are 8 hours per day 5 days per week, however, extra hours may be required depending on project workload.  Must live within good travelling distance to Georgetown.  

Apply now

Interested persons have until close of office on September 24th to apply. Kindly email us an updated copy of your CV, accompanied with a cover letter to guyana@

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Leader Engineering Guyana Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Leader Engineering Guyana Inc

Leader Engineering Guyana Inc


We know that our stakeholders want to interact with a recruitment company that puts them first. At Leader Engineering Guyana Inc, money is not the motivation. We understand the importance of the relationships that we have and the ones we are looking to build. We want to work with people who value us and feel comfortable leaving us to find them the best contractors. Ensuring that our clients and candidates are provided with all the information that they need about us enables us to support them in an effective manner. We believe that open, honest and candid relationships are the backbone of our success. Everyone at Leader Engineering operates with full transparency to keep all interested parties happy. Our relationships give us the foundation to continue to grow and improve our service even further. Every situation is different, but our overall approach never varies. This is why we are so successful. We believe inconsistency and a methodical approach that gives our clients the best service and candidate quality possible. We take the time to understand your needs and requirements. We treat our clients and candidates equally. Our aim is to get the best individual possible for you or find you the best role to suit your experience, which is why we communicate with you about industry specifics and your personal requirements to achieve the best outcome for all parties
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