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.
End Results Expected
Ensure Project Design and Implementation
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
Handle Information Management / Reporting
Well-managed and clear databases are being used to plan, monitor, and modify the interventions.
Perform control Tests
Deliverables are as per specifications and acceptable
Perform other duties as required
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
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