The Water, Sanitation and Shelter Engineer Field Assistant 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.
• Work with WASH/Shelter team Lead to develop detailed, site-specific work plan to ensure adequate technical oversight of WASH interventions at the field-level
• Carry out field-level technical assessments and data analysis
• Supervise field-level WASH infrastructure works related to the project (e.g. supervision of contractors and suppliers)
• Inspect all WASH Infrastructure and provide certification reports
• Coordinate the quality component of the sites that are being supervised
• Contribute to the development of Bills of Quantities (BoQs), technical drawings, and tender documents
• Work closely with foremen and to provide technical expertise (e.g. mentoring, monitoring, water quality, construction, assessments) related to the planned infrastructure works carried out at each site
• Support foremen to utilize simple infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g. checklists).
• Support in trainings for ‘Community WASH Focal Points’ on WASH infrastructure monitoring, operations, and maintenance.
• Report the daily progress of works to Team Lead.
• Ensure that all WASH/Shelter infrastructure data within the staff’s portfolio of sites is well managed and provides an accurate representation of the reality on the ground.
• Submit regular reports related to the project’s WASH/Shelter infrastructure to team lead.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Building Technology, Hydrology or equivalent field experience. Professional license is a plus.
• Must have at least 1 year experience in QA/QC, water supply project supervision, or construction management, with a balanced awareness of how to effectively manage contractors’ performance.
• Knowledge of water supply, sanitation and shelter construction standards.
• Proficient in MS Office applications (AutoCAD, power point, Word, Excel, Outlook Access– and ideally MS Project).
• Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri 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 firstname.lastname@example.org The position title and location must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference numbers: Field Assistant – WASH/Shelter Engineer: FSWS1009 and Program Assistant – WASH/Shelter: PAWS1009
Applications must reach us on or before COB Monday 23 October 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“CRS is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
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