WASH Engineer Assistant / Technician
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
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
Be aware of emergency procedures in a response,
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, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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