District Design Engineer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 471
Date Posted:Jul 25, 2010
Closing Date:Aug 2, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:3
Functional Area:Construction
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Afghanaid:


Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.

Job Summary:

To provide design expertise and advice to communities in identification and submission of sub project proposals for complex infrastructure projects. The provincial design Engineer is also responsible for oversight and management of the implementation of these projects

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:
• To assist communities where potential complex sub projects have been identified, in the completion of site surveys and final selection of complex community infrastructure projects

• Design and submission of proposals, contract preparation, supervision and quality control of work undertaken
• Assist site engineers where requested in the project lifecycle of complex infrastructure
• Research new design methods
• Checking the designs of site engineers
• Training of engineers in design

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
Having at least 3 years experience in the relevant filed with national and international NGOs or government
Able to design the infrastructure projects in computer
Able to communicate in Dari Pushto language and in English

Quality Needed:

Personal integrity, hard working, committed to his/her job, good team player, ability to work under stressful conditions, gender sensitive, excellent communicator, awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses, ability to manage conflicting priorities in personal workload, ability to work in multiethnic/lingual/cultural environment

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