WASH Chief Engineer

 (via ReliefWeb)
Suran, Syria
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
3-4 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Languages Required: 


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Job Purpose

The Wash Chief Engineer is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the quality of WASH activity implementation in his/her designated area under the direct management of WASH Project Manager

Chain of Command

Under the authority of: WASH project Manager

Responsible for:


Work Relations:


  • Logistics Team
  • PR Team
  • AME Team
  • HR Team


  • Services Suppliers
  • Local Authorities
  • Implementing partners

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participating on planning and selection of suppliers, material, etc. and confirm the quality of services and materials.
  • Ensure all work are being implemented to relevant quality standards. (humanitarian, engineering, ACTED standards .. )
  • Contribute in preparing understandable BOQs with all the needed documents, technical requirements and the necessary drawings for various services.
  • Review/approve submitted documents (reports, logs, drawings, BOQs … ) from field engineers.
  • Maintain good communications and working relations with other stakeholders.
  • Regular reporting on project status and achievements and, furthermore, consolidate program-related information into program database.
  • Contribute in rapid/ need assessments.
  • Report all issues, problems, anticipated delays rise in his/her designated area the program manager regarding the WASH services and the construction activities.
  • Regular field supervision of construction, and rehabilitation activities of the WASH facilities, and infrastructure.
  • Contribute in the technical assessments, engineering studies and designs for various WASH facilities and infrastructure.


  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Water or environmental) .
  • Minimum 3 years of Engineering experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of Working in Humanitarian Organization in WASH department.
  • 1-year minimum experience in management role.
  • Ability to manage other staff.
  • Preferred previous experience in solar system WASH projects.
  • Experience in and willingness to work and live in a rural environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with as a team member.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
  • Ability to multitask with competing demands under tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office) and AutoCAD is a must and other engineering software knowledge is an asset.
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken), English skills is a must .

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants must apply by fill the application form by this link

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.