Civil Engineer

  FLAG International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 489
Date Posted:Dec 21, 2010
Closing Date:Jan 6, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:6
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About FLAG International:


FLAG International Afghanistan (FIA) is an AISA registered non-governmental organization based in Kabul. FIA provides entrepreneurs, businesses and community groups with business planning, financial instruction and career training opportunities in order to maximize their economic, social and entrepreneurial potential. FIA is also a facilitating partner under the National Solidarity Program, which provides capacity building, infrastructure improvements and technical expertise to communities throughout Afghanistan. In addition, FIA is engaged in agricultural extension training in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Information and Livestock, engaging with farming communities on new agricultural methods, tools and techniques.

Job Summary:

Civil Engineer

Duties & Responsibilities:

• The Civil Engineer will conduct field survey before practical implementation of the project;
• The Civil Engineer is responsible for mapping, taking layout and sketching of the site;
• The Civil Engineer is responsible for designing the project based on the steps outlined in the project work plan using AutoCAD program;
• The Civil Engineer will provide technical advice and technical support to the labors in close co-ordination with Agriculture Director;
• 5.The Civil Engineer is responsible for preparing the requisite project reports as directed by FIA Agriculture Director;
• 6.The Civil Engineer will be proactive in identifying and solving technical and procedural problems regarding the particular project;
• 7.The Civil Engineer is responsible for preparing the Project Final Status Report with the requisite expenditure sheet;
• 8.The Civil Engineer will update the Project Cost Database every week and use this database to ensure the accuracy of project budget;
• 9.The Civil Engineer will consult with Agriculture Director to ensure that technical difficulties related to the project implementation are resolved;
• 10.The Civil Engineer will inform Agriculture Director in the event that technical difficulties are encountered and the steps taken to resolve these difficulties;
• 11. The Civil Engineer will have weekly meetings with the Agriculture Director on project activities. If weekly meetings are not feasible in person, then weekly contacts will be held via e-mail or phone;
• 12.The Civil Engineer will be responsible for monitoring ongoing project, to ensure that the project is being implemented according to steps outlined in the project work plan;
• 13. Other duties as assigned by respective supervisor.

Job Requirement:

• Civil Engineering Degree. Knowledge of hydraulic systems and industrial mechanics a plus;
• Minimum of three (3) years post-graduate experience in construction of canals, retention walls and roads;
• Good MS Office Skills (Excel and Word);
• Must be able to work as part of a team;
• Able and willing to travel to remote provinces throughout the country;
• Fluency in Dari/Pashto;
• English speakers preferred;
• Paktika residents preferred;
• Prior experience involved with community

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