Overseas Construction job description

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Persons working on Overseas Construction are required to manage, inspect, and schedule projects and analyze and solve different types of problems. They also develop documents about tests, recommendations for improvements, problems, and progress-to-meet milestones to support the oversight of the prime contractor. Specialists working on this field are also responsible for preparing and cleaning up construction sites for other tasks.

Overseas Construction specialists usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Lifting heavy objects.
• Operating different equipment.
• Working under extreme weather conditions.
• Maintaining workplace programs.
• Installing electrical systems.


• Being able to work for long hours.
• Having good communication skills.
• Being able to understand and follow precise instructions.
• Having leadership skills.
• Being flexible.
• Having problem solving skills.
• Being physically fit.
• Having math skills.
• Being careful to avoid injuries.
• Having interpersonal skills.


Candidates for Overseas Construction are required to have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering. Employers on this field also demand applicants having suitable work experience of at least five years as an infrastructure project manager or related jobs. There are other lower level positions that only require Associate´s Degrees or Diplomas in Construction. Some companies offer apprenticeship schemes in order to offer skills and knowledge to new employees. These programs include hands-on training and classroom instruction and can last two to four years.

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