Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Water, Sanitation and Shelter Field Engineer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the Team Lead – WASH/Shelter, accountable for professional technical contribution to water supply and construction project activities within the framework of the Northeast emergency response program ensuring the below objectives:
I. Objective One: Lead on the overall supervision of water supply, sanitation and shelter project activities.
II. Objective Two: Coordinate with other emergency teams, internal staff and stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation
III. Objective Three: Conduct capacity building trainings to Water Management Committees (WMCs), Community Mobilisers(CMs), Environmental Cleaning Committee(ECC) and other implementing partners.
Specific Job Responsibilities: The Water Sanitation and Shelter Engineer’s specific responsibilities will include the following:
- Conduct site inspections of water supply projects to ensure that construction is in accordance with design specifications.
- Address field design change requests with contractor and team lead
- Prepare field reports and maintain a filing system for proper and efficient project documentation.
- Evaluate and process contractor progress payment requests.
- Evaluate performance of contractors and issue notices of non-compliance when necessary
- Ensure that design concerns raised by contractors are raised to the engineering staff
- Coordinate with other CRS departments concerning all aspects of project implementation.
- Promote safety driven construction practices (safety culture) by regular review of project site safety initiatives and compliance by contractor
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, hydrology or equivalent field experience. Professional license is a plus.
· Must have at least 3 years’ experience in QA/QC, water supply project supervision, or construction management, with a balanced awareness of how to effectively manage contractors’ performance.
· Thorough knowledge of water supply and construction standards.
· Proficient in MS Office applications (AutoCAD, power point, Word, Excel, Outlook Access– and ideally MS Project).
· Fluency in English and Hausa with good verbal and written communication skills
· Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where network may be limited.
· Effective inter-personal skills, consensus-building.
· Planning and organization skills and analytical approach
· Demonstrated experience of integrity and professionalism
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should download the application form using this link http://goo.gl/8OOQcp and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document [email protected] The position title must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number WASH310517**
Applications must reach us on or before COB Tuesday, June 14, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.