WASH CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER
LIFEWATER INTERNATIONAL CIVIL ENGINEERING FULL-TIME Mar 8, 2022 – Mar 18, 2022
Lifewater International-Ethiopia hereby announces a vacancy for the following position. Candidates who fulfill all the requirements are invited to submit their clear CV, copies of relevant credentials, and application letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 consecutive days of this announcement. The position is urgent. Hence, the screening will start immediately upon receiving the first applications.
The WASH Construction Engineer is responsible for the world-class engineering and quality of planning and execution of construction for all forms of Water and Sanitation infrastructure, and ongoing monitoring of constructed Water and Sanitation infrastructures.
As a part of the Vision of a Healthy Village (VHV) program, the WASH Construction Engineer is responsible for ensuring the highest technical standards for all WASH Water and Sanitation infrastructure in communities, health facilities, and schools–in the construction and rehabilitation of existing points. They do this through supervising and providing oversight of construction, ensuring water quality is tested and potable, and documenting all processes through Lifewater’s AKVO system. They are responsible to follow Lifewater’s ‘software first’ approach by following planned program timelines and supporting Water Committees and community involvement before and during construction as appropriate.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Lead all Water and Sanitation infrastructure construction efforts by providing technical support, supervision, and quality assurance for all Water and Sanitation infrastructure construction to ensure that all work is completed to the highest possible standards.
Construct all Water and Sanitation infrastructure according to the plan and design.
Schedule and prepare transportation plans for field activities in consultation with the entire WASH team and Regional Program Manager (RPM).
REPORTING TO: Engineering Team Leader
QUALIFICATION and COMPETENCIES:
B.Sc. degree in Civil, Hydraulic, Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, Sanitation Engineering, or related fields of Engineering from recognized University/Institution.
Knowledge of engineering software like AutoCAD, Water CAD, EPHANET…
Strong ICT skills especially Microsoft Office applications
Training certificate on Water quality testing is preferred but not required
Competence in writing high-quality reports, exhibiting detailed and professional attributes.
Displays technical leadership and is an exemplar in quality delivery and review processes
Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively.
Analytical skills and decision-making abilities even in complex and sensitive situations.
Minimum of 3 years in delivering water and sanitation infrastructure constructions, planning and budgeting
Experience with boreholes, Rainwater harvesting systems, gravity flows, springs construction, and school latrines is required.
Proven experience in water technology development supervision and monitoring.
Demonstrated experience in working in hard-to-reach areas productively, working in different cultural sets ups.
Supervision of contractors is preferred but not required.
How to Apply
Lifewater International-Ethiopia hereby announces a vacancy for the following position. Candidates who fulfill all the requirements are invited to submit their clear CV, copies of relevant credentials, and application letter to: email@example.com
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