Jordan nationals: WASH Technician

World Vision
Amman, Jordan
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)

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PURPOSE OF POSITION

To support WASH projects by adapting and applying Field techniques, conducting tests and inspections, preparing reports and calculations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

I - Implementation

  • Collects field data for various types of WASH activities using manual or electronic survey devices and test equipment's
  • Monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to safety standards, building codes and specifications
  • Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment and elevation of structure and fixtures to ensure compliance to the design, building plans and codes
  • Monitor installation of plumbing, wiring, equipment, and appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations
  • Assists the inspection, sampling, and/or testing of the construction materials, structures, fixtures and systems
  • Carries, sets, and operates all equipment's and survey related tools for assessment, monitoring maintenance and evaluation purposes
  • Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs and marking the layout drawings
  • Performs general maintenance on equipment's, including calibration of instruments and inventory counts of all WASH items

I- Design

  • Support engineers to finalize the designs by providing the necessary information from practical and technical perspective

II – Capacity Building

  • Work closely with engineers to provide technical expertise (e.g. mentoring monitoring, water quality, assessments) related to the planned infrastructure works carried out at each site
  • Support WASH Assistants to utilize simple infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g. checklists).

IV - Information Management/Reporting:

  • Report the daily progress of works to supervisor
  • Submit regular reports related to the project’s WASH infrastructure to supervisor

V- Other Duties

Security management responsibilities:

  • Responsible of the day-to-day security management
  • Abide by the security procedures and policies and report any breaches
  • Participate in personal safety training as required

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of emergency procedures in a response,

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally, if any
  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture events and other organizational events
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in basic engineering work.
  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in engineering work.
  • Knowledge of engineering terminology.
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to use and maintain equipment.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
  • 2-3 years' experience in an infrastructure project (Fully aware of the technical details in order to get the work done)
  • Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation
  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina
  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
  • A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.
  • Full adherence to security protocols
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team Experience in working with NGOs.
  • Experience in construction of water supply, sanitation, road, drainage and housing construction.
  • 90% Field work; 10% Office work