|Date Posted:||May 12, 2010|
|Closing Date:||May 23, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||Economic Growth|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||Fresh|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
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, AKFâ€™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 â€“ Afghanistan
To keep a high level of competence in design and implementation of different rural infrastructure projects.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Independently carry-out structural design of different infrastructure projects (Building, Bridge, Road/Culvert, Protection wall, MHP etc.)
â€¢ Assist regional engineering teams in data collection and technical survey required for proper engineering design.
â€¢ Check/verify detail quantity and cost estimation of different infrastructure projects.
â€¢ Train local Engineers on structural designing of different infrastructure projects.
â€¢ Assist in preparation of bid document (Specification, Bill of Quantities etc.)
â€¢ Monitoring the construction works (quality control).
â€¢ Provide technical support to regional engineering teams on implementation of different infrastructure projects.
â€¢ Participate in project planning discussions and give valuable inputs at various stages like survey, structural analysis, estimations and implementation.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ Good knowledge in structural analysis programs like, STAAD. PRO, SAP2000, ETABS etc.
â€¢ Good knowledge in MS Word and Excel. The ability to read drawings in AutoCAD format is essential.
â€¢ Good communication skills.
â€¢ Proficiency in English language