Lab Technician

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1122
Date Posted:Apr 3, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 17, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Technical
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90,66,94

About MPW-NRAP inc:

Founded: 2002

The National Rural Access Program (NRAP) is one of the most important National Priority Programs (NPP) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The primary focus of the program is the rehabilitation, (re-) construction and maintenance of the rural roads network in all 34 provinces of the country and it is funded by different donors, including the WB, ARTF, EC, DFID, JSDF , USAID and etc. The program has subsequent projects such NERAP, Shindand and etc. The clients representative in the program has been nominated in legal document of project e.g. MSA and TA namely Program Implementation Unit (PIU). The program is committed not only to improve rural access in remote areas but also capacity building of national staffs in order to provide Ministry of Public Works with skilled and trained staff for future operation in which PIU and UNOPS consultants play the foremost role.

Job Summary:

Assist to Conduct the inter laboratory and field test as available in the laboratory (Gradation, MDD ,Dry Density, Extraction test , slump test)
Assist to conduct the selected test for Contractor (Cor cutting , Extraction test sand cone Replacement)
Carry out testing on Construction materials aggregate /soil/ concrete/ bitumen and Asphalt in laboratory and the filed

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

(Technical Knowledge, managerial Competencies or other personal Competencies relevant to the performance of the assignment

Working knowledge in computer

Proven knowledge of road construction

Working knowledge of MS officer packages (MS project especially ) with advanced Excel skills

Excellent fluent Dari and Pashtu both written and verbal

Ability to overcome challenges and work in difficult work environments/conditions.

Key Performance Indicator
1. Gradation test for one month 50 test per month
2. Filed density for one month 40 test per month
3. Asphalt sampling 40 test per month
4. Concrete sampling 80 test per month

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist to conduct the entire Laboratory and filed test as available in the laboratory.

Assist to conduct the selected test for roads and structures.

Conduct all the entire laboratory and filed test as available in the laboratory.

Carry out testing on construction material Aggregate /soil/ cement / Bitumen/ Reinforcement ect. To ensure that the specific material are used for the project.

Inform concern technician and lab engineer of any material, which fail to meet up the requirement.

Assist to carry out filed and lab, test as instructed by QA/QC Engineer.

Lab Technician will report to lab engineer directly.

The lab technician performs all material tests as received by geotechnical engineer.

All soil Material like: MDD CBR Gradation and PI Test performed by lab technician.

The lab Technician performs other duties if required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor degree from Technical College in considered a strong asset

At least 3 years’ experience in the lab filed

Experience in community implemented rural road development project will be considered as an advantage

Previous experience working in GOV project desirable

Job Keywords:

Lab Technician
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