Field Engineer

  CARE International in Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 771
Date Posted:Aug 23, 2010
Reference:Ex_ 164_2010
Closing Date:Sep 4, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:5
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Human Resources
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About CARE International in Afghanistan:

Founded:  

CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

Job Summary:

Participate and assist the field supervisor in preparation of community and district level operation plans. Maintain a favorable working relationship with the targeted communities. Supervise project participants and other direct project staff. Participate in conduction of baseline survey, technical survey, design and cost estimation of micro projects. Supervise and monitor implementation of projects and prepare standard progress reports.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Participate and assist the field supervisor in preparation of community and district level operation . . …..plans in CARE standard formats.
• Keep control of budgets both in community and district levels. Ensure to avoid any over expenditures.
• Prepare community wide work calendar and specify resources required to undertake the plan.
• Ensure that the plan is shared with the communities and therefore is attainable and have the endorsement of the community.

2. Maintain a favorable working relationship with the targeted communities.
• Explain program objectives to the communities and ensure project ownership by the participating communities.
• Ensure a high level of community participation and contribution.
• Ensure that the whole community members are involved in the decision-making.

3. Supervise project participants and other direct project staff and provide needed job related training . To them.
• Provide conditions in which the unskilled labors can receive on the job artisan training.
• Demonstrate a good teamwork. Involve other team members in decision making and keep your supervisor and other team members informed of affairs.
• Arrange payment of wage of labor on time and in a professional manner.
• Participate in the selection of skilled workers. Ensure that highly skilled workers are hired.
• Maintain work norms and standards. Make sure that the workers are performing as per labor norms applied by donor and CARE.

4. Participate with FS in conduction of need assessment, baseline survey, technical survey, design and …..cost estimation of micro projects. Ensure a high technical quality of projects.
• Select projects based on community needs and priorities.
• Participate in the process of setting baselines and conduct baseline surveys.
• Ensure that technical designs are as per standard and with a high and safe quality.
• Ensure that the cost estimation are realistic and with-in the boundary of less than 10 % variation.

5. Supervise and monitor implementation of projects and prepare standard progress reports.
• Submit community progress report to field supervisor on time and as per standard.
• Use standard and official monitoring forms during project visits.
• Make use of site journal, record comments and observation on projects.
• Ensure that the community is undertaking the work and are involved in monitoring.
• Ensure that the workers are getting paid on time and in a professional way.
• Ensure that the vulnerable sector of community is considered for employment, especially those who can’t be benefited from the outcome of the projects.

6. Undertake any other job when asked by your supervisor.

Job Requirement:

EDUCATION: BSc. degree in relevant Engineering subject.

WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 years or more experience in civil engineering and community development field.

SKILLS: Projects Monitoring, community analysis survey, use of PRA methodology, construction survey and design, report writing, reasonable level of English reading and writing

LANGUAGES: Dari and Pashto, English will be an asset.

GENERAL: Being a good team player, good interpersonal and communication, facilitation and community mobilization skills.
AUTHORITY:

SPENDING AUTHORITY: None

AUTONOMY:
Under the supervision of Field Supervisor, the Field Engineer has …………………………..………the autonomy to carry out his duties as specified in above.


CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL: Primarily, Project Supervisors, Field supervisors and other CARE projects, extremely with local authorities.

NOTE:
 FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE HIGLHY ENCOURAGE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION.

 APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.

 INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR WITHOUT CANDIDATE’S PHOTO ARE NOT CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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