Drainage Design Engineer

  Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1270
Date Posted:Jul 30, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 7, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Service Contract
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA):


The capital region of Afghanistan comprises the Kabul, Wardak, Logar, Kapisa and Parwan Provinces. The total area of the capital region is more than 7735 km2. In order to make safe urban environment and tackle the problems caused by ever increasing population growth in the capital of Afghanistan considering the concentrated economic activities and services provision, Dehsabz City Development Authority (DCDA) has been promoted to Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) (As per the Presidential Decree No. 44 dated 23rd June 2016 based on Cabinet Resolution no 3 dated 30 April 2016 of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan). CRIDA is an Independent Budgetary Unit and Governmental profitable entity within the organizational structure of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA), not only develop Kabul New City project but also pave the ways for the development of Capital Region with broader visions which are briefly narrated as follows: 1. Transforming the Capital Region by turning it into a mega city that is clean, environmentally friendly, cultured with booming industries and commerce, sports and tourism and ultimately a metropolitan city that is self-reliant and sustainable, a city that has infrastructure and facilities of high standards with healthy physical environment. 2. Building a diverse community that is free of ethnic, linguistic, racial and religious prejudices. 3. Promoting urban culture and enhancing the standard of life through development of the Capital Region. 4. Development of cities (through decentralization for balanced development) within the Capital Region by protecting the originality, historical value and organic linkages with the existing Kabul city to transform the entire capital zone into a symbol of national unity.

Job Summary:

CRIDA is currently looking for a Drainage Design Engineer to play active role in Infrastructure Planning and Design division and contribute in managing and preparation of multidisciplinary technical Tasks for achieving the strategic goals of CRIDA on objective basis.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting Line: The Drainage Design engineer will report directly to the Drainage Design Manager and Storm Water Management Department and/ Director of Infrastructure Design Division.


To assess the existing situation of Drainages located within Capital Region and to prepare action plans for effective management of Drainage.

To carry out watershed delineation and hydrology calculations for improvement of Urban Drainage Systems.

To prepare all designs, proposals, technical drawings and reports regarding urban Drainage within Capital Region with the relevant codes and engineering practices.

To maintain and update the design and construction schedules for all Drainage and prepare progress reports.

To conduct site visits for assessing, evaluating, monitoring and reporting of Drainage & during construction.

To develop, coordinate or manage Drainage programs or projects.

To prepare proposals for donors and ministry of finance to attract funds for the development of Drainage projects.

To prepare technical documents, administer and implement the Drainage & Waste Water Treatment Program.

To conduct and manages field investigation, environmental sampling and monitoring and prepares engineering report to maintains environmental records and inspection reports.

To establish and implement environmental, health and safety policies and procedures for Urban Water disposal and reuse.

To perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirement:

A bachelor’s degree or experience in environmental science; civil, sanitary; Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. ;

Minimum 4 years of practical experience management and design of Drainage and Irrigation Canals Experience in design of Irrigation and Drainage Canal highly desirabl

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Knowledge of modern Drainage principles and practices; knowledge of laws and regulations related to Drainage and urban water management.

Knowledge of ordinances, rules and regulations relating to environmental management and ability to enforce them.

Knowledge of personal computer, including Internet applications, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software

Ability to present ideas and findings clearly and concisely in written oral or graphic form.

Ability to conduct and participate in environmental studies, analyze information and formulate Recommendations based upon studies.

Ability to apply related engineering knowledge to specific administrative and technical problems.

Ability to plan, supervise and coordinate technical, operational and administrative activities and programs.

Good knowledge and efficient skills of Design software programs

Excellent writing and spoken Pashto, Dari and English are an asset;

Excellent communication skills.

Background in/ understanding of Canal Design /or infrastructure.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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