Water Engineer

Village Water Zambia - Location: Zambia, Western

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
01/04/2019

Description
Assessment test required

Position
Water Engineer
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

Village Water Zambia is currently recruiting Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Site Engineer for on-going projects. Candidates must have excellent English written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will be based in Mongu for a term of one year.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in engineering and registered as a professional engineer by EIZ;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the planning, design, and construction of rural water & sanitation systems, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the management and supervision of rural water supply and sanitation works construction;
  • Assist Program Staff in design and implementation of WASH program activities
  • Verification of the appropriate standard and quantity of materials used in water and sanitation schemes.
  • Ensuring construction/ rehabilitation of boreholes and community water schemes is in accordance with approved designs
  • Providing training to Area Pump Minders (APMs), V-WASH, D-WASH and community members on operation and maintenance of water points and schemes
  • Work in close cooperation with all key stakeholders including government authorities, community leaders, beneficiaries, partner organizations, and other providers.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of other complementary rehabilitation interventions (including Hygiene)
  • Conduct any other programming responsibility delegated by supervisor
  • Willingness to travel frequently to remote areas;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision;

OTHER SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

  • Excellent in MS office suite especially in Word and Excel
  • Ability to supervise detail drawings and their presentations and capable of reading drawings and schematics
  • Effective writing communication skills in English
  • Ability to set priorities regarding project costs and alternatives.
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze findings, prepare and present analysis
  • Ability to relate to international NGOs, government entities and local communities
  • Strong project and information management skills with the ability to coordinate across various sectors
  • Knowledge of local WASH construction codes, government structures and their operational mechanics
  • Knowledge of standard and prevailing civil or hydro-engineering principles and practices.

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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