The Salvation Army
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19 days ago

Water Engineer

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Job Description

  • General Functions
  • Advise the Projects Board and TMB on technical information and requirements
  • Prepare technical designs in line with national standards
  • Lead preparation of tender documents, contracting and deployment of Contractors
  • Supervise borehole drilling works and sanitation works
  • Certify works
  • Lead O&M capacity building in communities, schools and HCFs
  • Lead water quality testing and monitoring
  • Networking
  • Reporting

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site assessments and rapid environmental impact assessments
  • Produce designs
  • Present project details and technical information to the Project Board and TMB
  • Produce and advertise tender documents and manage contracts
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in regulatory legislation, rules and guidelines
  • Liaise with contractors, government agencies, local authorities and suppliers
  • Supervise drilling works borehole installation, pump testing and development
  • Inspect materials such as gravel packing, seals, pipes for compliance to specifications
  • Coordinate siting
  • Form and train operation and maintenance committees in communities, schools and HCFs
  • Produce borehole completion reports and certification
  • Recommend payments to contractors
  • Lead water quality testing and monitoring

Person Specifications:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resource Management or any other related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of community participatory approaches
  • Knowledge of O&M Approaches for rural WASH
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Familiarity with National WASH sector policies, plans, strategies, approaches and practices for Rural WASH.
  • Familiarity with statutory requirements on procurement, tax and professional grading of Contractors.
  • Being a Salvationist is an added advantage.

Method of Application

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Application deadline
30 Jul 11:55