Local recruitment: Hydraulic Engineer

Committed To Good (CTG)

Kabul, Afghanistan 🇦🇫

Vacancy idVAC-9091
Job titleVAC-9091 Hydraulic Engineer
LocationKabul
Apply by31-Jan-2023
Start date01-Mar-2023
Duration6 months
Number of vacancies1
QualificationBachelor’s in Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; higher degree preferred. (essential).
Sector experienceMinimum of 3 Years year/s of demonstrable relevant Information Technology experience (essential).
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 Years year/s of experience in Afghanistan (essential).
LanguagesFluent in Dari (essential).
Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in pash (essential).

Job description

CTG overview
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Role objectives
· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in carrying out technical assessments, feasibility studies, and design for irrigation, flood protection and watershed management projects.

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in assessing the groundwater potential by establishing a water balance for the area and compiling and analysing all the available hydrogeological, geological, climatic, meteorological, and hydrological data of the area to present a conceptual hydrogeological model.

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in designing water supply networks, including modelling prior to tendering and providing

· recommendations on the most suitable sites for borehole drilling, the recommended drilling depths and specification, as well as the hydrogeological and geophysical rational for choosing the sites.

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in preparing the design of other WASH-related construction projects

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in the tendering process for the drilling campaign by preparing and reviewing drawings and other project documents

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in overseeing the project management and monitoring and supervision of ongoing WASH-related construction projects

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer in proving training and capacity building related to the above activities to IOM Field Engineers, including assessment, design and construction supervision.

· Support the National Hydraulic Engineer to develop SOPs to standardize WASH construction services

· Support the acquisition of the drilling permits and support the supervision of the drilling works and ensure the boreholes are drilled and completed according to stipulated technical specifications and sound professional standards.

· Adapt the general well-design according to the specific conditions at each well location, basing it on the geological log and on the results obtained from the pumping test.

· Ensure that for each specific borehole, a detailed borehole completion report with all necessary recommendations is prepared and submitted e.g. pump capacity, optimum depth of installation, periodic water quality analysis according to the standards

Other Functions:

· Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting
N/A

Key competencies
Values

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Other

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Team management
N/A

Further information
SKILLS:

· Knowledge of engineering surveying, design, monitoring and supervision of construction projects, procurement processes, and construction project management

· Community engagement and liaising with authorities

· Knowledge of humanitarian and development programming in Afghanistan

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; higher degree preferred.

Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of proven experience across hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering and watershed management, conducting and interpreting hydrogeological survey using diverse techniques, and applying these skills in assessments, design, and construction monitoring.

· Modelling experience either hydrogeological or hydraulic (e.g. Surfer, Epanet, etc.)

· Proven experience in drilling supervision and borehole documentation

· Extensive experience in conducting technical analyses and a proven record of delivering professional results

· Experience working with specialized international agencies (UN Agencies, International organizations, and International NGOs) and in close consultation and coordination with local authorities, community representatives, implementing partners and field staff

Languages

• Fluency English – Dari or Pashto (oral and written).

Note: Applications from qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

VII. METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 31 January 2023 latest, we do not accept hard copies.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.

Campaigning for a candidate can be grounds for disqualification.

Posting period:

From: 19. 01 .2023 to 31 .01. 2023

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts

Duty station is Kabul with frequent and extended travel to other provinces in Afghanistan


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development