Engineer - WASH
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to design, implement, and monitor and coordinate WASH infrastructure interventions within World Vision’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program in the Bekaa and to improve the public health of the target population. The WASH Engineer is fully accountable for proper execution and monitoring of works as per applicable specifications and standards.
End Results Expected
Implement project activities as per plan
Quality WASH Infrastructure implemented within the planned project timeframe and budget.
Design of potential and current construction projects
All WASH Infrastructure is designed in line with international and local best practices
Complete technical project documentation including calculations, BOQ’s, specifications and drawings
Sound proposal solutions responding to needs as assessed
Develop report and manage information
Well-managed and clear databases are being used to plan, monitor, and modify the WASH interventions.
Manage the Capacity Building of the team
WV WASH staff and ‘Community WASH Focal Points’ are empowered to ensure proper installation, operations, and maintenance of WASH infrastructure
Ensure personal safety and the safety of the field WASH team.
Be an active member of World Vision staff.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
2-4 Years of experience in a similar supervisory and design position
Independent, Self-Starter and creative and able to work without supervision
Strong English and Arabic communication skills (oral and written)
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
Ability to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office)
Ability to use AutoCad and ArcGIS
Experience working collaboratively in a team
Experience in infrastructure works, and in coordinating activities with partners and facilitating capacity building
Experience in NGOs, preferably in implementing programs in any field related to water or sanitation: involving assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring
A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.
Full adherence to World Vision Lebanon Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
Full adherence to security protocols
Member in Lebanese Order of Engineers and Architects
Knowledge of wastewater treatment and water treatment simulation / modeling software and solutions
Knowledge of water and waste water networks modelling software (like WaterCAD, SewerCAD, Epanet.…)
Experience in testing treatment facilities
Experience in reviewing and preparing O&M manuals
50% field work, 50% office based
Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.