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Getting Acquainted with being a Resident Engineer: Roads

Overview

This course will assist delegates to master the necessary skills towards becoming a respected Senior Resident Engineer of excellence on road construction projects.

Why Should an Individual Attend?

By attending this course, delegates have an understanding about:

  • Duties of the Resident Engineer
  • Dealing with the client, engineer, contractor, the community, and other role players
  • Relationships, ethics, and responsibilities
  • Good record keeping and contract management
  • Inspections, tests, and approval of construction activities
  • Quality control and evaluations
  • Measurement and payment certificates
  • Supervision and site management

Outcomes

  • Duties of the Resident Engineer
  • Dealing with the client, engineer, contractor, community and other role players
  • Relationships, ethics and responsibilities
  • Good record keeping and contract management
  • Inspections, tests and approval of construction activities
  • Quality control and evaluations
  • Measurement and payment certificates
  • Supervision and site management

Program Outline

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • Functions and focus of role players
  • Contractual matters and documents
  • Effective engagement with the community
  • Resident Engineer’s duties and responsibilities
  • Supervision of construction activities
  • As builts and reports
  • Traffic accommodation

QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Quality control plan
  • Registers and inspection requests
  • Method statements and trial sections
  • Visual inspections
  • Checklists and level control
  • Laboratory tests and statistical evaluation of test results

SITE SUPERVISION DRAINAGE

  • Services
  • Drains and culverts
  • Reinforced concrete

SITE SUPERVISION EARTHWORKS

  • Mass earthworks, layer works and stabilisation
  • Crushed stone base
  • Gravel wearing course

SITE SUPERVISION SURFACING

  • Prime, seals, slurry, asphalt

FINANCE

  • Measurement and payment backup records
  • Contract price adjustments
  • Variations, rise and fall of special materials
  • Variation orders

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Timeous decisions
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Balance between being too strict or too lenient
  • The give and take principal
  • Tips on managing conflict
  •  Key success factors
  • Traits of a good Resident Engineer

Who Should Attend?

  • Candidate engineers, technologists and technicians whose aim it is to master the necessary skills towards becoming a respected Senior Resident Engineer of excellence on road construction .
  • Assistant Resident Engineers working on road construction 
  • Resident Engineers with limited experience
  • Project Engineers from Government bodies working on road construction projects
Type: Online
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Fee:
R 5 440.00 excl. VAT
R 6 256.00 incl. VAT
CESA member fee: R5 198.00 incl. VAT
Schedules:
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 23 May 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Fri 24 May 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2164-01/2025
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 22 August 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Fri 23 August 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2164-01/2025
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 24 October 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Fri 25 October 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2164-01/2025
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Mon 2 December 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Tue 3 December 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2164-01/2025