WASH Officer (Civil Engineer)

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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Job Description

1)    Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
2)    Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
3)    Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications.
4)     Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
5)    Direct construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site.
6)    Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.
7)    Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labour to determine project feasibility.
8)    Prepare or present public reports, such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, and property and right-of-way descriptions.
9)    Test soils and materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.
10)    Conduct any other duties as may be assigned by the  WASH Coordinator  or the Area Manager 

Academic and Professional Qualifications   

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from a recognized university or a Higher National Diploma from recognized national   Polytechnic

 In-depth skills and knowledge in all aspects of engineering

·Understanding of Water pipeline designs and knowledge of ArcGis; Epanet, Autocad Civil 3D, Civil-CAD and water modelling software

 Be a registered graduate engineer with EBK

 Behavioral competencies

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. Of the 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:

·       Handling insecure environments

·       Working with people

·       Planning and delivering results

·       Communicate with impact and respect