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WASH Engineer Assistant / Technician

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year


To support WASH projects by adapting and applying Field techniques, conducting tests and inspections , preparing reports and calculations.


I - Implementation

  • Collects field data for various types of WASH activities using manual or electronic survey devices and test equipments

  • Monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to safety standards , building codes and specifications

  • Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment and elevation of structure and fixtures to ensure compliance to the design , building plans and codes

  • Monitor installation of plumbing , wiring , equipment , and appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations

  • Assists the inspection, sampling, and/or testing of the construction materials , structures , fixtures and systems

  • Carries, sets, and operates all equipments and survey related tools for assessment, monitoring maintenance and evaluation purposes

  • Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs and marking the layout drawings

  • Performs general maintenance on equipments , including calibration of instruments and inventory counts of all WASH items


  • Support engineers to finalize the designs by providing the necessary information from practical and technical perspective

III – Capacity Building

  • Work closely with engineers to provide technical expertise (e.g. mentoring monitoring, water quality, assessments) related to the planned infrastructure works carried out at each site

  • Support WASH Assistants to utilize simple infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g. checklists).

IV - Information Management/Reporting:

  • Report the daily progress of works to supervisor

  • Submit regular reports related to the project’s WASH infrastructure to supervisor

V- Other Duties

Security management responsibilities:

  • Responsible of the day-to-day security management

  • Abide by the security procedures and policies and report any breaches

  • Participate in personal safety training as required

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of emergency procedures in a response,

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally, if any

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture events and other organizational events

  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned


  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.

  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in basic engineering work.

  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in engineering work.

  • Knowledge of engineering terminology.

  • Ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to use and maintain equipment.

  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations

  • 2-3 years experience in an infrastructure project (Fully aware of the technical details in order to get the work done )

  • Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources

  • A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

  • Full adherence to security protocols

  • Experience working collaboratively in a team

  • 90% Field work; 10% Office work