Project Engineer - WFP (Bekaa)

13972-13N30041
Zahle
25-Jul-19
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to design, implement, monitor and coordinate Communal agriculture infrastructure works, including rehabilitation of agriculture roads and rehabilitation and construction of secondary irrigation canals and water harvesting ponds within World Vision’s Livelihood program in Bekaa with the goal to enhance the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Lebanese Host Communities and Syrian Refugees through Food Assistance for Assets funded by WFP.

The Engineer is fully accountable for proper execution and monitoring of works as per applicable specifications and standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

75%

Ensure Project Design and Implementation

  • Define the reference standards to be adopted in the planned infrastructure works

  • Define the materials and construction tests needed to complete the works as per standards and norms

  • Develop specifications, drawings, and Bill of Quantities (BoQ’s) Interpret field and laboratory results

  • Design or supervise the design of systems, processes, or equipment for control, management, or remediation of water, waste water, air, or soil quality

  • Develop, implement, or manage plans or programs related to conservation or management of natural resources

  • Assist in proposals for WASH, infrastructure and livelihood projects.

  • Conduct technical assessments and data analysis

  • Develop and continually update Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs) for the delivery of the project.

  • Validate program of works and method statements submitted by contractors and suppliers

  • Prepare the construction work schedule and method statement for directly implemented projects.

  • Provide overall follow up and supervision of the engineering and construction works related to the project and provide certification reports

  • Supervise and manage the project construction staff and coordinate with project supervision officer

  • Provide technical expertise related to the planned infrastructure works carried out by the project

  • Track activity expenses; ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion

  • Check payments raised by contractors and suppliers and submit to finance.

All Livelihood/ WASH and Infrastructure is designed in line with international and local best practices

Complete technical project documentation including calculations, BOQ’s, specifications, quality plans, method statements and drawings

Sound proposal solutions responding to needs as assessed

Quality Infrastructure is implemented within the planned project timeframe and budget.

Correct payment orders

15%

Handle Information Management / Reporting

  • Prepare a daily report and keep track of the daily progress of works.

  • Ensure that all infrastructure data is well managed and provides an accurate representation of the reality on the ground.

  • Validate the accuracy of the data, and the quality of the Infrastructure interventions.

  • Submit regular reports to the Project Manager.

  • Study and negotiate change orders and approve them when completed

  • Coordinate the works between consultant, contractor and client

  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders

Well-managed and clear databases are being used to plan, monitor, and modify the interventions.

5%

Perform control Tests

  • Confirm and validate water tests for sources: wells, tanks, trucks, springs,…

  • Witness, approve or reject all concrete, hydraulic, control tests done on site or laboratories

Deliverables are as per specifications and acceptable

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

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

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil, Industrial, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering

  • 2 - 3 Years of experience in a similar supervisory and design position for WASH and infrastructure works including concrete works.

  • 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

  • Detail-oriented personality

  • 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 preferably ArcGIS

  • Member in Lebanese Order of Engineers and Architects

  • Experience in site construction management, preferably related to water canals and roads construction.

  • Experience in project monitoring, reporting and accounting.

  • Excellent working knowledge of IT technologies (Construction management software, computer engineering design software-AutoCad, GIS..) and office computer applications (Ms Office)

  • Experienced in community mobilization and the ability to manage meetings with community leader’s, government officials, NGOs and other stakeholders (ensuring gender balance in participation). Interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Experience in rehabilitation of buildings is plus.

  • 50% field work, 50% office based