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Aliyu Ya'u
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Civil structural designer
Job Type: Full-Time


From 0 to 2006
Bayero University, Kano
From 0 to 1995
Bayero University, Kano
From 0 to 1988
Rumfa College, Kano
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Senior Structural engineer
Dar Al Handasah (Shair and Partners),
May 2009 - Present Day (8 years 3 months)

1. Oversee project construction activities and ensure quality control/assurances are strictly adhered to by the Contractor.

2. Compiling and preparing weekly and monthly technical reports for onwards submission to the Client.

3. Production of Minutes for the Monthly Progress Site meeting.

4. Responsible for the conduct of Site personnel and accounting of site impress.

5. Any other job that may be assigned by the Resident Engineer.

Job Undertaken

1. Supervised the Construction of 75 million litres per day Water treatment plant located in Watari Dam, Bagwai Local Government, Kano State.

2. Supervised the Geotechnical investigation of ITISI Multi Purpose Dam in Kaduna State.

3. Supervising the Construction of 150 million litres per day Water treatment plant in the Zaria Water Supply Expansion Project, Phase 1, Zaria Local Government, Kaduna State.

Project Engineer
Gibson Engineering and Construction Company Limited, No. 5 Mahathma Gandhi Street, Plot 208, Shehu Shagari Way, Asokoro, Abuja.
January 2008 - April 2009 (1 year 4 months)

1. Designing and supervising of all construction and implementation activities of their projects

2. Conduct technical site survey and other preparation of site built.

3. Oversee project construction activities through filling report and daily update to the office.

4. Ensure prompt resolution of all project issues.

5. Any other job that assign by the Management

Job Undertaken

NIPP, injection substations for Lamingo, Zaria Road, Car Wash in Plateau State; Gboko and Otukpo, Benue State and Saminaka in Kaduna State.

Site Engineer
Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority (H-JRBDA), P.M.B 3168, Maiduguri road, Hotoro quarters, Kano.
December 1999 - December 2007 (8 years 2 months)

1. Day to day running of the site Civil Engineering activities.

2. Supervising maintenance work of the Site.

3. Supervising Contractors undertaken Civil Engineering works within the project.

4. Any Other duty assigned by the Project Manager.

Job Undertaken:

  • A survey conducted for Soil degradation and salinity reclamation in the Kano River project I. A joint Program between H-JRBDA, NAERLS, A.B.U Zaria and French Embassy in Nigeria under CIRAD project.
  • Analysis and cost estimate for the renovation of Tudun Biri Housing units of Kano River Project (KRP) East, Bunkure, assessment for rehabilitation

of (KRP) East main canal and supervising the rehabilitation of some damaged portions of the canal.

  • Analysis and design of 9.5 metres and 10.5 meters long mini Bridges over (KRP) East main canal at Gora and Shiye villages respectively. As well as supervised the renovation of (KRP) East senior, staff quarters at Zangon Buhari village in Bunkure Local Government, Kano State.
Site Engineer
Sani Civil Engineering Consultant. No. U7/13 Kundila Housing Estate, Maiduguri Road, Kano State.
February 1998 - November 1999 (1 year 10 months)

1. Designing and Construction supervision of Projects undertaken by the Company.

2. Accounting of Site impress, working materials and equipments.

3. Presiding of Site meeting and production of minutes of the meetings.

4. Checking and endorsing Site claims.

5. Responsible for the conduct of Site Personnel.

6. Any other job that assign by the Management.

Job Undertaken

  • Conducting Baseline survey, design and construction supervision of sixty-two (62) Nos. hand pumps and Two (2) motorized bore holes as well as rehabilitation of twenty- six (26) Nos. existing motorized bore holes in 120 villages of Yobe State under National Rural Water Programme of Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (PTF).
  • Conducting a condition survey of the existing tanneries in Kano. The survey sponsored by UNIDO is to find out the problems of industrial influents (especially tanneries) discharged into Challawa River in order to assist them in improving their pollution control.
NYSC Engineer
July 1996 - June 1997 (1 year 1 month)

Supervising the construction of 3 Km feeder road and four (4)

nos. culverts from Zonkwa town to Ashafa village in Zangon Kataf Local Government, Kaduna State.