Design Engineer

  Aga Khan Foundation
  Afghanistan Unspecified 429
Date Posted:May 12, 2010
Reference:KBL/2010/0 35
Closing Date:May 23, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Economic Growth
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Aga Khan Foundation:

 

Job Summary:

Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private international, nonprofit, and non-denominational development agency. It seeks sustainable solutions to long term problems of poverty, with special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in mountainous, coastal and other resource poor areas across the world. Concentrating its efforts in health, education, rural development and strengthening civil society sectors, AKF’s approach is based on long-term commitment that is maintained through political and social uncertainty.
Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan is part of a dynamic network of development agencies currently operating in over 30 countries across Central and South Asia and East and West Africa. AKF,A currently manages and implements the largest, multi-sectoral development programme within the network and has built a strong reputation with the Government of Afghanistan, donors and local partners in a number of technical fields. At present, it is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Design Engineer at its National Program Office Kabul – Afghanistan

Job Summary:
To keep a high level of competence in design and implementation of different rural infrastructure projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Independently carry-out structural design of different infrastructure projects (Building, Bridge, Road/Culvert, Protection wall, MHP etc.)
• Assist regional engineering teams in data collection and technical survey required for proper engineering design.
• Check/verify detail quantity and cost estimation of different infrastructure projects.
• Train local Engineers on structural designing of different infrastructure projects.
• Assist in preparation of bid document (Specification, Bill of Quantities etc.)
• Monitoring the construction works (quality control).
• Provide technical support to regional engineering teams on implementation of different infrastructure projects.
• Participate in project planning discussions and give valuable inputs at various stages like survey, structural analysis, estimations and implementation.

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering with 10 years of experience in designing different infrastructure projects or Master in Structural Engineering (Civil) with 5 years of experience in designing different infrastructure projects.
• Good knowledge in structural analysis programs like, STAAD. PRO, SAP2000, ETABS etc.
• Good knowledge in MS Word and Excel. The ability to read drawings in AutoCAD format is essential.
• Good communication skills.
• Proficiency in English language

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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