WASH Engineer via ReliefWeb

Auranitis Life Line

Amman, , JO

Who we are: Auranitis Life Line was founded by Syrian youth volunteers. Auranitis is a neutral, impartial and independent organization. It works in times of war and peace and focus on humanitarian work. Human is Auranitis main priority, so we choose him as a symbol in our logo. Vision: “Is to construct a society based on equal opportunities for all in the stream of human life, to live in dignity, safety, and security and ultimately result in effective productivity for society as a whole.” Mission: “To provide suitable knowledge and tools to vulnerable people through economic empowerment, access to education, humanitarian assistance, social services, and capacity building”.

The main role for this position:

The Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Enginer is responsible to coordinate the operation, implementation, and monitoring of the WASH Infrastructure interventions within Auranitis’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program in the Syria – Daraa, with the goal to improve the public health of the target population.


  • Coordinate the implementation of the project’s infrastructure related activities
  • Conduct technical assessments and data analysis
  • Develop and continually update Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs) for the delivery of project WASH infrastructure.
  • Provide overall follow up and supervision of the engineering works related to the project
  • Provide technical expertise related to the planned infrastructure works carried out by the project
  • Monitor expenditures, budgets, and track activity expenses; ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion
  • Define the reference standards to be adopted in the planned WASH infrastructure
  • Develop technical resources (e.g. strategic framework, standard operating procedures (SOPs), manuals) to guide Auranitis‘s WASH Infrastructure interventions, drawing from international best practices, along with field specific observations.
  • Develop clear infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g. checklists)
  • Conduct trainings for project staff on WASH infrastructure monitoring, operations, and maintenance.
  • Follow up with WASH team in Syria – Daraa and remotly manage the team
  • Report the daily progress of works to the project manager
  • Ensure that all WASH infrastructure data is well managed and provides an accurate representation of the reality on the ground.
  • Validate the accuracy of the data, and the quality of the WASH Infrastructure interventions.
  • Submit regular reports related to the project’s WASH infrastructure to the Project Manager.
  • Liaise between the project’s stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor Degree in Civil or Mechanical engineering
  • 2-3 years experience in an infrastructure project (design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, evaluation and monitoring)
  • Independent, self-starter and creative
  • Strong English and Arabic communication skills (oral and written)
  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required
  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office)
  • Able to use AutoCad and other related software.