Water, Sanitation and Shelter Field Engineer via ReliefWeb

Nigeria 🇳🇬

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:

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.