Engineer I - Emergency Response

  CRS
  Afghanistan Unspecified 455
Date Posted:Mar 30, 2010
Reference:CRS/GHR/010/0068
Closing Date:Apr 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:3
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Construction
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About CRS:

 

Job Summary:

The “Engineer I” provides lead in working with communities and community leaders in the development
of cash-for-work and infrastructure projects and represents CRS on a regular basis with communities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

A. Community Liaison. “Engineer I” will work with emergency field officers to carry out and
analyze community surveys in identifying and evaluating the most appropriate projects and
designs for projects to support the community. The Engineer I will participate in resolv ing
community disputes as they relate to cash -for work project and/or infrastructure development. It
is the responsibility of the “Engineer I” to foster cooperative relationships between the
Engineering Unit and the emergency/community development field st aff for each project the
Engineering Unit supports. The “Engineer I” will hire expert and non-expert labor for the
construction of projects and monitor work activities.
B. Technical Surveys/ Design / Proposals. “Engineer I” will be responsible for technical s urveys,
preliminary estimations, and development of preliminary proposals for review by the Engineering
Manager and the Emergency Program Managers.
C. Materials and Procurement. The “Engineer I” will be responsible for management of
materials/tools/equipment allocated to the project over which he/she has oversight. The
“Engineer I” will work with the Procurement Unit to identify project materials, collect quotations,
arrange for transport of materials, and coordinate with communities to handle tools and
construction materials, maintaining a stock book at construction sites.
D. Project monitoring and construction supervision. Take lead in ensuring quality
implementation of works, and make reports to senior staff under the Engineering Unit on
progress of projects.
E. Supervision. Have oversight of CRS foremen and local community workers assigned to his/her
projects.

Job Requirement:

Afghan National with University degree in Faculty of Engineering, or excellent professional
experience in construction;
 Minimum of 2-3 years working experience as an Assistant Engineer either with a private
company or NGOs;
 Knowledge of appropriate engineering and construction norms for Afghanistan ;
 Preferred proficiency with computers, including software: Auto CAD, MS Word and E xcel, and
Outlook;
 Competency in survey instruments e.g. Total Station, Theodolite, levels etc.
 Ability to work independently; and within a team of national and international staff;
 Excellent communication skills and good judgment with regards to problem solving;
 Good attitude and willingness to always learn
 Willingness to be based in Ghor Province and work in field locations, as assigned ;
 Professional manner in dealing with partners and government officials;

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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