quinta-feira, outubro 07, 2010

Engenheiro de Águas para Timor Leste

Water Design Engineer

CDM,  Timor-Leste
Apply By: 3 November 2010
Contract Length:  Long-term consulting assignment

Reporting to the Chief of Party in Dili and will provide technical support in the overall design of the water supply systems in the districts, and assist in the  coordination and quality assurance of the DWASH program implementation at district level. Main functions include land surveying, design work, preparation and overseeing of locally produced working drawings, setting out, database management, project management, overseeing and training with skills transfer to the two Timorese District Water Design Engineers, local NGOs and SAS in the districts.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Working with the Chief of Party, the two District Administrators  and SAS on planning and designing of water supply systems to rural village communities;
  • Carrying out land survey work in the field and setting out the water supply routes;
  • Overseeing the work of the two Timorese District Water Design Engineers (DWDE);
  • Ensuring that the design work and preparation of working drawings for pipelines, catchment areas, reinforced concrete storage tanks, tap stands, pumps etc., is produced to a high quality standard;
  • Oversee the DWDE staff producing good quality AutoCAD drawings for construction purposes  and ‘as built’ drawings;
  • Producing for the Procurement Officer a list of materials required to be procured for the construction process;
  • Overseeing the construction process and ensuring quality matters are addressed:
  • Take part in training workshops in collaboration with the Government counterparts, Training Coordinator and relevant program staff..
  • Support the maintenance of district wide electronic and physical database for water supply systems in the district. Ensuring that data is collected from Sub-district Facilitators (SDF) on a regular basis.
This position requires a dynamic and result oriented individual with ability to meet strict deadlines. The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or any relevant field;
  • At least three years post graduate experience designing water supply systems and reinforced concrete structures;  
  • Experience with donor funded projects, especially USAID, will be added advantage;
  • Be able to use land surveying equipment and draw up survey information;
  • Ability to oversee the preparation of AutoCAD drawings;
  • Be familiar with GPS usage and preferable GIS survey systems;
  • Experience in quality control matters;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Experience in using MS Word, Excel, and AutoCAD.
  • Previous in Timor Leste experience