Engineer-Trainer

AguaClara

Odisha, India 🇮🇳

Description:

AguaClara Reach, Inc (predecessor AguaClara LLC) is seeking a highly-motivated engineer to assist our local implementation partner in deploying innovative, non-electric, community-scale water treatment technologies in villages. AguaClara has begun partnering with a reputed NGO in Odisha, India to pilot a unique chlorination technology for a small population. The engineer-trainer must assist the NGO in local fabrication of the technology, installation, startup, troubleshooting, and monitoring. The engineer-trainer will be conducting this work with the goal of training local groups. The engineer-trainer must enable communities to operate and maintain the technology independently in the long run, while imparting the knowledge required for the partner to deploy the technologies independently on a large scale. Extensive training will be provided to the candidate, either virtually or at the US office location.

The ideal candidate will have good project management skills, work well in a team, be ready to collaborate with local partners and communities, and be highly adaptive and creative when facing unforeseen challenges. The candidate must be reliable and communicative.

The engineer-trainer will be based in the field locations of the NGO in Odisha up to 100% of the time.

The engineer-trainer will be expected to provide his or her own laptop for work purposes. A cell phone with local calling capability will be provided if required.

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. in Engineering, preferably Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or closely related field, or 2–3 years of qualified work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

1–2 years of work on development projects in a project management capacity outside of the US.

Spoken proficiency in Hindi or Oriya a plus.

Job Type: Full-time contract (part-time business and study are not compatible with the demands of the project work)

Salary: Commensurate with experience, competitive with local Indian salaries.

Term: 2–3 months, with the possibility to extend depending on performance and need.

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to [email protected].


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