Afghanistan Unspecified 1053
Date Posted:May 15, 2011
Closing Date:May 29, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Construction
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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About UNOPS:


The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Afghanistan is responsible for implementing a number of projects on behalf of the Government of Afghanistan and the aid donor community. The Afghanistan Operations Centre (AGOC) has been set up as an organizational mechanism to deliver a range of projects for which UNOPS has been designated as the Implementing Agency. The functional objective of UNOPS AGOC is to deliver its projects in an efficient and effective manner, so as to achieve the outcomes sought by the project and to assist in the development goals of the Government of Afghanistan. The stated goal is to provide implementation services to the Government of Afghanistan, the donor community and partner agencies in the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. The adopted mission of UNOPS is to exceed the expectations of our stakeholders.

Job Summary:

The Draftsman in the Technical Structures Unit will support the UNOPS building design team in the implementation of the UNOPS mission to urgently rehabilitate the infrastructure of Afghanistan.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Purpose and Scope of Assignment
• Assist in providing drafting services for UNOPS/TSU engineering design team for the preliminary and detail design phases of a project.
• Produce drawing in accordance with UNOPS standard formats.
• Review drafting works completed by colleagues or other parties for compliance with original design intent and UNOPS standards.
• Undertake surveys of buildings and structures.
• Draft and assist in interpreting survey results into technical drawings.
• Undertake design duties as assigned by Deputy Design Office Manager.
• Assist the Senior Engineers in preparing design drawing, technical drawing, and reinforcement drawing by using AutoCAD software.
• Assist in design work and other tasks as directed by the Deputy Design Office Manager.

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• Secondary Diploma essential. A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field a distinct advantage.
• Technical or vocational diploma or certificate in drafting using Computer-Aided Design software essential.

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