Water Design Engineer

  ARD-Ins-SWSS-USAID
  Afghanistan Unspecified 389
Date Posted:Apr 19, 2010
Reference:SWSS116
Closing Date:Apr 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Construction
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About ARD-Ins-SWSS-USAID:

 

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Water, Sanitation and Infrastructure, and in collaboration with colleagues from the same department and other divisions within SWSS, the Design Engineer is responsible to design in-house schemes and validate those of outside subcontractors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•The applicant should understand the stages of design:
o General Design Process
o Understand Problem
o Conceptual Design
o Embodiment Design
o Detail Design
o Prototype and Testing
o Completion (Implementation)
• Know how to sketch and work with CAD (Computer Aided Design).
•Develop technical design, drawings and specifications for water supply projects.
•Review and control water supply projects (wells, basic pipe schemes and other needed water-related projects)
•Review and process technical documents
•To survey and advise on technical solutions for areas with poor access to potable water supply in rural areas including rural towns
•To develop standardized designs, and technical specifications to be used in tendering documents
•Provide potential support to stakeholder partners including provincial RRDs and subcontractors with whom we collaborate on water subprojects
•Supervise and support design engineers to prepare detailed designs, calculations, and scope of works, specifications, bills of quantities and drawings for contract work packages
•Contribute to technical surveys done by subcontractor designers
•Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of water supply projects
•Assess appropriateness or technology choice

Potential other duties:

•Prepare advisory guidelines for technical project surveys for water supplies for rural areas and rural towns
•Prepare project bidding documents for water supply components in rural areas
•Provide technical support to different projects within the Water, Sanitation and Infrastructure Division of SWSS as may be required
•Compile technical documents of water supply projects designed in SWSS WSI division.
•Take initiative to develop and test new or appropriate technical solutions for basic water supply for different types of areas for water supply and sanitation facilities
•Participate in training workshops when required for capacity building
•Perform any other duties as assigned

Job Requirement:

•University degree in civil engineering or an equivalent degree
•Three years of experience in design and estimation of water supply and construction projects
•Two years of experience in the development and preparation of project budget estimates, scopes of work on multidiscipline engineering designs for infrastructure
•Two years experience in managing projects for construction of infrastructure
•Work independently and get along well in teams
•Ability to use computers and have knowledge of MS Office, AutoCAD, EPANET and/or Civil Cad
•Languages: fluency in local Afghan language(s). Good spoken English desirable

Desirable, but not mandatory:
Assessment of groundwater, surface water and drinking water quality
•Surface water collection and storage
•Conventional water treatment plants for groundwater and surface water
•Design and operation of advanced drinking water treatment, including membrane filtration systems for desalination and water re-use applications
•Sludge treatment and disposal
•Water transport and distribution
•Master planning of water supply projects
•Urban and municipal engineering

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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