• Khartoum, SDN
  • Required Clearance - Secret
  • USN
  • Construction



Khartoum, Sudan


FLSA status:

Full Time, Exempt


Clearance level:

Final Secret, Interim TS or Final TS clearance


Summary of essential job functions:

Mechanical Engineer will provide OBO a full range of critical engineering and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight of the project.  This position is responsible for performing technical inspections of civil and structural work, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • This position is established to support and assist OBO in ensuring the completion of the project in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Specific experience with Building Automation Systems, monitor controls and disconnects, general plumbing, water/sewage treatment, power generation and HVAC systems.
  • The incumbent ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents.
  • The incumbent must be able to read design/construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations.
  • Review engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters.
  • Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts.
  • Monitor the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program. Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly.
  • Monitor construction progress vis-a-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections.
  • Perform technical inspections of the mechanical elements of the project.
  • The incumbent must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have an understanding of the principals of his/her discipline and how it fits in with other disciplines.
  • The incumbent must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications.
  • Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent's area of expertise.
  • After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor's proposed remedy.
  • Formulate solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager.
  • Work on the site construction will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures.


Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  • Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.


Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • Minimum seven (7) years' experience required on construction projects of similar scope and value to the project supported by this Task Order. Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience.
  • A mechanical degree from an accredited university is required;
    • A Professional Engineering License (PE) is acceptable in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have Final Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by the Defense Security Service at the time of proposal.
  • Must be able to obtain a Final TS security clearance with DS granted Acceptability Review (AR) before deployment.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Overseas experience preferred;
  • Professional Engineering registration is preferred;


Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.


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