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We will provide “Construction Athlete” service, who will take charge of site supervision.
We employ foreign personnels who completed construction/civil engineering courses at local universities, and have a status of residence in Japan as Highly Skilled Proffesionals.

Job Responsibilities

Job Offer Information

Training before the Job Assignment

Support from KMU (After coming to Japan)

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Job Responsibilities

【Construction Management】

(Quality Management)

Inspection Work

To inspect whether the construction site has been constructed in accordance with the design documents and whether the construction is being carried out without violating any related laws and regulations.
For example, prior to the placement of concrete, inspections are performed to determine whether delivered construction materials, such as concrete, reinforcing steel, and steel frames, fulfill the requirements of the design documents.

Construction Photography Work

The status of the construction processes such as piling construction, rebar placement, etc., which will be buried and will not be able to examine after the completion of construction, will be photographed as the construction progresses and organized as a record.

Construction Drawing Management

Preparation of construction drawings such as frame drawings and detailed plan drawings, and proceeding with the on-site construction based on these drawings after obtaining approval from the design supervisor.

(Process Management)

Process Creation and Detailed Process Management

Creating detailed processes such as monthly and weekly processes, based on the overall process.
Also, you will be making arrangements for the staffing of subcontractors, material delivery, and usage of heavy-duty crane with the use of the created process charts.

Order Management

Managing orders based on the overall process so that the necessary materials and equipment can be delivered to the site at the appropriate time. After the contractor has been selected, you need to check and correct the construction drawings of the contractor for materials that need to be prepared, and proceed with the approval of the design supervisor to ensure that the materials are delivered to the site on time.

(Safety Management)

Temporary Construction Plan

Planning the scaffolding necessary for the construction and the placement of heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and construction elevators. After drawing the scaffolding plans, you will estimate the quantity of scaffolding materials required and order the materials from scaffolding material leasing companies.

Safety Patrol

Patrolling the site to ensure that temporary facilities and others are not in a dangerous condition. If any deficiencies are found, the use of the equipment is prohibited and instructions are given to correct the situation. Judgments regarding hazards are made in accordance with the safety standards of each general contractor, and safety and health laws, etc.

Job Offer Information

Working Conditions

Employment Type Full-time (monthly salary)
Place of Work ・Major general contractor sites in Kanto and Kansai, Chubu (Nagoya), Kyushu areas
・No car commuting
Working Hours [Working Hours] 8:30 – 17:30 (60-minute break)
[Actual work time] 8 hours per day *Working hours will vary according to the client company’s business hours where the employee is dispatched.
Overtime work: Individually determined overtime hours may occur. Salary includes overtime pay of 10 hours/month. (Full amount will be paid even if overtime hours do not meet the set overtime hours.)

Details of Working Conditions

Job Description At a major general contractor site
・Construction management
・BIM operation
・Production design (construction drawings) operation
Age No age limitation
Transportation expenses Full payment of actual expenses (bus fare and bicycle parking fees are not covered)
Probationary period Probationary period of 6 months (no change in working conditions according to the probationary period)
Holidays 2 days off per week
Annual holidays 123 days
Benefits ・Social insurance (employment insurance, workers’ accident compensation insurance, health insurance and employee pension)
・N1 qualification allowance
・Allowance for 1st class architects and 1st class construction management engineers
・Allowance for 2nd class architects and 2nd class construction management engineers
Training ①Training by expert lecturers
②Recurrent education at construction sites
③Systematic learning on the cloud
④Realistic on-site practice
⑤VR experience
⑥IT literacy training, safety training
⑦PBC training, OJT training
⑧Self-career training
Others ・Housing and utilities will be provided free of charge for the first six months of employment.
・After six months, 20,000 yen per month shall be deducted for housing expenses, and utilities shall be paid by the employee.
・However, if the employee chooses to find new housing on his/her own, the full amount will be paid by the employee.

Training before Job Assignment

IT Literacy Training

IT literacy training is provided to Construction Athlete members to ensure appropriate and safe compliance with customers’ important digital information assets.

Contents of IT Literacy Training

・Face-to-face education on information security rules, precautions, compliance, etc.

・Education using learning videos distributed by IPA, an independent administrative agency, to support the national IT strategy.

Safety Training

Participants will learn about safety precautions and rules for on-site work.
Also, we encourage Construction Athletes to acquire necessary qualifications.

Skills Training/Special Education

・Special training on the use of full-harness safety belts

Filipino Engineers’ Regular Japanese Study Group


A Filipino engineer joined the company from January, 2021

Message From Your Senior

Support from KMU (After coming to Japan)

Life in Japan

When in trouble…

 What should I do!?

Please be rest assured!

 Please be rest assured. Your colleagues are here to help you!

“ConnectedCareer-Insurance” to support you in case of contingency

In the unlikely event that you are unable to work or need to be hospitalized or undergo surgery, insurance will provide you with monetary coverage so that you can work with peace of mind.

See more details《here》

Housing Support

Our company provides dormitories for the employees.
Single rooms are available for privacy.
Rooms are fully furnished with desks, chairs, beds, etc. Wi-Fi is also available indoors.
Shared facilities include a dining room, private showers, a large bathroom, and a laundry room for you comfort.
◆Dormy Guide
◆Dormy Guide (English)

Availability of medical facilities

● Procedures for foreigners visiting hospitals

Nothing special is required (same as Japanese employees).

●Cost for medical expenses

When working at our company, you are required to pay 30% of the medical expenses. (Same as Japanese employees.)

●Are the hospitals and test items for regular and special medical checkups the same as those for Japanese employees?

The same hospitals and items are available as for Japanese employees, so there is no problem.

Medical institutions near the Tokyo Office (example)

Around Ichinoe

Around Kamata

Around Nagahoribashi

Measures to prevent the spread of COVID19 infection

Corona Consultation:
The place where you can consult differs depending on where you live. See more details《here》

Living and Working Guidebook

For details on living in Japan, you can also check the 《Living and Working Guidebook (in various languages)》 available at the Immigration and Residency Management Agency.

Q & A

About the Contract

Q1:How long is the employment period? Also, what is the retirement age?
A1:The employment period is from the date of employment until the end of the fiscal year in which the employee reaches the age of 65.
However, since the residence card has a period of validity, please renew it each time before it expires.

Q2:What happens if I am terminated during the probationary period?
A2:The probationary period will be terminated.

Q3:Do you offer paid vacations?
A3:You will be entitled to 10 days of paid vacation from six months after joining the company. First, you need to ask your dispatch supervisor if it is fine to take paid vacations on your desired date. After you receive permission from your dispatch supervisor, you need to submit an application at KMU, 2 weeks prior to the desired date of paid leave.

Q4:What are the benefits?
A4:Every employee will be covered by health insurance, welfare pension, unenployment insurance, and workers’ accident compensation insurance.

Q5:Is there maternity, childcare, and/or nursing leave?
A5:Yes. Those who meet the requirements in accordance with the work rules are eligible to obtain the above-mentioned benefits.

Money Related Questions

Q6:I would like to know more about the qualification allowances (Japanese language and construction).
A6:Qualification allowances are provided for Japanese N1 and architects/construction management engineers level 1 and 2.

Q7:What happens if I am unable to work due to accidents and/or other reasons?
A7:In Japan, there is an accident and illness benefit that provides comprehensive support while you are unable to work. In addition, KMU has its own “Konekyari Insurance” as a benefit package, so you can work with peace of mind.

About the Work

Q8:Is there a training period once I arrive in Japan?
A8:There is a training period of about one month. Some additional training may be required at your assigned general contractor’s site.

Q9:If I am hired, will there be senior employees who will mentor me in the workplace?
A9:Of course.

Q10:Are the senior employees who teach me how to do my job kind?
A10:Most of them are kind, but since they work with pride, there may be cases that you might feel they are demanding when it comes to work.

About Learning Japanese

Q11:The requirement to join the company is to pass N3, but what happens if I fail?
A11:If you fail N3, please try again for the next admission.

Q12:I am currently at N5 level, so I think it will be tough to pass N4 level exam right away. What should I do?
A12:KMU offers a Japanese language training program called “Foreign Human Resources Support Program”. For details, please contact our Osaka Recruitment and Administrative Division.

Q13:Are there any plans to connect with KMU and receive lectures on technical matters while in Myanmar (other countries)?
A13:Please download our company’s application called “Waza-Log”and study with it. The videos are in Japanese, so it will help you improve your Japanese level.

Construction Athlete Online Learning Tool

Information sharing site for construction engineers, Constructor’s Community 【CONCOM】
Japanese language training app【GENBA NO NIHONGO】