Resident Engineer Deadline: -
Expected starting date
October 20, 2018
Minimum work experience
- The Resident Engineer shall be a graduate Civil Engineer with a minimum of 20 years experience.
- The expert should have handled at least two projects related to construction supervision of a rockfill dam in the capacity of a Resident Engineer in the last 15years
- This Individual shall be well conversant in Water Resources, Geotechnical, Structural and Hydraulic Engineering, Project Management and contractual issues.
- The expert should also be proficient in English language.
Design Review and Construction Supervision of the Rivière des Anguilles dam is the project located in the island of Mauritius. The project consists of Phase I (Design review) and Phase II (Construction Supervision).
As this two-phase project has been priorly assessed, observations have been made and following recommendations for constructing project description established:
- Construction of a rock fill dam with asphalt concrete sealing upstream and cut off wall on Riviere des Anguilles with Full Reservoir Level of 209.5 m amsl, providing a storage capacity of about 14 Mm3 and an annual regulated yield of some 50 Mm3;
- This dam will meet the forecasted potable water demand up to year 2050 and part of the irrigation demand in the South, part of South East and South West regions of Mauritius.
- Supply of potable water by gravity;
- Construction of a concrete spillway to contain a free overflow ogee control structure, with a spillway chute on the downstream face of the dam;
- Construction of the intake tower and outlet works including mechanical/electrical works;
- Site infrastructure comprising the construction and maintenance of access roads and bridges (culvert) structures for the general permanent site access, from the quarry to the dam site, and along the proposed pipelines routes;
- Construction of a single carriage way road over a length of about 500m including a roundabout as the re-alignment of an existing road;
- Opening of a rock quarry on Mount Jurancon located about 10 km away from the dam site.
Duration of the project is estimated to be around 55 months.